INTERNATIONALISING CURRICULUMS, A NEW GLOBAL TOOL TO DRIVE TRANSFORMATION
Discussing ways in which The Durban University of Technology can internationalise the curriculum was the main topic of conversation at the workshop hosted by the International Education and Partnerships office which took place at the Coastlands on the Ridge hotel this week.
The purpose of the workshop was to engage in what internationalisation of the curriculum means and the benefits of how it can be embedded into the academic programme at DUT.
ACORN AWARD FOR BEST PRESENTATION ON CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Being an ardent lifelong learner taking interdisciplinary approaches to research and strategic marketing earned Durban University of Technology’s Abosede Ijabadeniyi an ACORN award for the best presentation on Corporate Communications.
The Department of Marketing and Retail Management Doctoral candidate was part of the group of students who took part at the Corporate Communications Conference at the Baruch College and City University of New York, recently.
DUT’S DR TAYLOR ONE OF 200 EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG SOUTH AFRICANS
Read all about the Durban University of Technology’s first recipient in the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Abe Bailey Scholarship in 2013. In June 2017, Dr Euvette Taylor was named one of the 200 exceptional young South Africans and an article was published in the Mail and Guardian regarding his accolades.
Dr Euvette Cardian Taylor (28) graduated from the Durban University of Technology with a master’s degree in homoeopathic medicine in 2015, and is a registered and practising doctor in homoeopathy
Why did you decide to be a cricketer out of all the sports you could’ve played?
What made me decide to be a cricketer out of all sports was the art of batting, that what attracted me to the sport I found the art so amazing and wanted to try it out myself. And when I did I just couldn’t have enough that’s why I’m still a cricketer today.
DURBAN-BASED NIRMA MADHOO TAKES FASHION INTO NEW ERA
Stills from Nirma Madhoo’s new-media fashion film ‘Labtayt Sulci’ Nirma Madhoo’s work explores how fashion environments are shaped by digital tools. She creates fashion films – a cinematographer’s vision, stylised and experimental. As a marketing tool to show a designer’s clothes in motion, fashion films aim for a softer sell than adverts and target niche audiences.
Her latest fashion film, Labtayt Sulci, showed at this year’s Berlin Fashion Film Festival.
MEET DUT’S NEW EXECUTIVE DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Driven by her passion for bringing change to higher education and for making a difference in students’ lives, Professor Nokuthula Sibiya was recently appointed as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences-Durban University of Technology.
“Nobody has ever said that success was built in just eight hours a day and the experiences I have had in my career thus far have only humbled me and allowed me to be the best that I can be in the profession.