The Durban University of Technology will award an honorary doctorate in Management Sciences to human rights activist and legal expert, Judge Navi Pillay, on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 at 13h00.
Judge Pillay, who served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2008 to 2014, will be honoured during the Faculty of Management Sciences graduation ceremony to be held at the Fred Crookes Sports Centre on the Steve Biko Campus in Durban.
PIONEER IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP EPITOMISES DR RICHARD MAPONYA
The Durban University of Technology hosted the annual Dr Richard Maponya entrepreneurship workshop and lecture at DUT’s Ritson Campus, on 5 September 2017. The event was organised by DUT’s Co-Operative Education Department under the helm of the director, Mr Shakeel Ori.
Dr Richard Maponya is an entrepreneur and property developer, a pioneer in business against all odds. He is best known for having built a highly successful business empire despite the restrictions of apartheid.
Dr Kumi Naidoo, former Executive Director of international environmentalist group Greenpeace, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the Durban University of Technology on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 at 09H00.
Dr Naidoo, who is also the former Umkhonto weSizwe activist, will be honoured during the Faculty of Arts and Design’s graduation ceremony to be held at the Fred Crookes Sport Centre, Steve Biko Campus.
Plans for the fourth Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Digital Arts Festival (DigiFest) are in full swing with a more comprehensive programme set to be a feast for digital and art lovers.
In its fourth year, the festival is an experimental, creative playground for students and staff members of the faculty of Arts and Design (FoAD) to showcase their innovative offerings to a wider audience.
Famous for her enchanting portrayal of the demented Zodwa on SABC1’s soap opera, Generations, the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Drama Production alumna, Xoli Zondi, has bagged a leading role on eTV’s new drama series called Easy Money.
The series tells the story of a young teacher who gets involved in pyramid schemes. It was inspired by real life events, now known as the infamous pyramid schemes.