DUT COVID-19 VACCINATION CENTRE OFF TO A GOOD START
The Durban University of Technology (DUT), in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health officially launched its own COVID-19 Vaccination Centre at the DUT Hotel School, Ritson Campus in Durban on Wednesday, 08 September 2021.
The DUT COVID-19 Response Task Team has set up the temporary vaccination centre for one week, from 8 to 15 September 2021 on weekdays, from 08h00 to 15h30. All students and staff aged 18 years and older who would like to be vaccinated are invited to visit the vaccination centre at the DUT Hotel School, no appointment or entry permit is necessary. To get vaccinated, all that is needed from students and staff is a valid ID document and a student or staff card.
DUT HOSTS STRATEGIC RISK CONVERSATIONS ON HIGHER EDUCATION CONFERENCE
The Durban University of Technology hosted the 2021 Strategic Risk Conversations on Higher Education (STRLC-HE) Conference virtually, last week Thursday and Friday, 02-03 September 2021.
The conference convened under the theme: Marrying the Science of Excellence with the Art of Risk (Leadership). DUT volunteered to host this prestigious event as it forms part of its ENVISION2030 which is to build mutually beneficial partnerships. By hosting this conference, the university aims to contribute towards broader collective efforts within the country seeking to deepen risk culture in the higher education sector.
DUT APPFACTORY HOSTS CONFERENCE TO SHOWCASE EXCITING TRENDS AND WORK THAT INTERNS ARE ENGAGED IN
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) AppFactory, the Knowledge Information Management Cluster, in conjunction with Microsoft South Africa hosted an Embedded, Web, Mobile and Software Development Technologies Conference on 31 August 2021, during a webinar on Microsoft Teams.
In attendance were DUT students, Software Developers, Software Development Managers. Business Administrators, Mobile Phone Developers, Testers. Software Start-up’s and CEO’s, Academics and Researchers.
Giving insight into the conference was Ally Nsusa,
UFC’S DR ERWIN EXPRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING AND WORKING WITH PEOPLE
The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Vuna Leadership Academy (VunaLA) hosted a Student Leadership and Holistic Wellness-themed Webinar on Microsoft Teams on Monday, 6 September 2021.
Mzwandile Khumalo who is the Coordinator: Student Support and Development Unit at CELT and who is also a member of the co-team responsible for the curation of the Vuna Leadership Academy, facilitated the event.
He communicated that the aim of the Leadership Academy is to be a leading space for training, research and pool of information relating to leadership practice and studies for young, emerging leaders.
PROVIDING ESSENTIAL SERVICES TO THE DUT COMMUNITY IN THE TIMES OF A PANDEMIC
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) continues to commend all its essential workers for their dedication and commitment in providing services to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. DUT’s Communications team’s Waheeda Peters spoke to Mr Luphelo Hopa, (Project Administrator at Gender-Justice, Health and Human Development and RADLA Research and Doctoral Leadership Academy).
Q: Kindly tell me about your role at DUT?
A: “I am the Project Administrator working for Professor Cheryl Potgieter who heads the Gender-Justice, Health and Human Development,