Kwanele Kunene believes that being an academic scientist has to some extent exposed her to everything that she was intrigued by while she was still considering career options after completing her matric, which includes being a writer, actress, teacher, interpreter, traveller, scientist and an artist.
“Now, looking from my present perspective, I realised that having become an academic scientist has allowed me to be all of the above.
DUT HOSTS DECOLONISATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM
The Faculty of Accounting and Informatics at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted a Decolonisation in Higher Education Symposium as part of their Deans Workshop Series, at the Hotel School Conference Centre, on Tuesday, 12 June 2018.
The symposium was well attended by Professor Oludayo Olugbara, Dr Rosaline Govender, DUT staff, students, and featured key speakers, Dr William Mpofu from the WITS University, Professor Sabelo Ndlovu from UNISA and DUT SRC president, Siphephelo Mthembu.
DUT HOSTS SIYAPHUMELELA STUDENT SUCCESS TASK TEAM WORKSHOP
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Siyaphumelela Project hosted a two-day Student Success Task Team Workshop at the Coastlands Musgrave Hotel on 07 and 08 June 2018.
The workshop received presentations and reports back from various Siyaphumelela projects. Some of the presentations that were presented included on, Ubuntu, “I am because of others”: food security interventions at Durban University of Technology, DUT’s food security committee – what’s happening...
DUT’S LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME CREATES TOGETHERNESS AMONGST COMMUNITY
Crispin Hemson, Director of the International Centre of Nonviolence (ICON), and a group of student leaders from DUT’s Durban Leadership Programme are helping to create a peace forest in the Lindelani community.
The Lindelani community through a local activist, Sibusiso Xaba, reached out to ICON. The peace forest project started in April 2018 and will continue for a period of six months.