The Development and Alumni Relations office at DUT, in partnership with students from the University’s Department of Public Relations Management, launched the “Fund the Missing Middle Campaign”, an initiative aimed at providing support to students who are “too well off” to qualify for funding by the National Financial Aid Scheme, but are still “too poor” to afford their fees or any form of commercial loan.
The initiative was recently launched at the Steve Biko Campus.
BUILDING SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE AMONGST FEMALE RESEARCHERS
Efforts to build skills and confidence amongst female Master’s/Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers was the aim of the Science Communication Research Capacity Building Workshop which was held at the DUT Ritson Campus recently.
Facilitated by DUT’s Lentsu Nchabeleng, the workshop had top researchers Dr Nishani Ramdhani, Senior Water Sustainability Specialist at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Research Psychologist, Tamlyn Seunanden from the Health Systems Trust...
Having new and innovative ways to promote teaching and learning at tertiary institutions is the aim of the Department of Higher Education Training (DHET) – and with the new system of employing a New Generation of Academics Programme (nGAP) lecturers at various institutions, it is certainly proving to be the way of the future.
Currently, according to DHET, the South African University system as a whole is experiencing severe challenges in relation to the size...
Some of my Social Media followers will know that I get very excited easily. This comes on the back of being a long-suffering Orlando Pirates fan waiting an eternity for us to win the soccer league. Liverpool fans have related and even offered me their group discount vouchers for therapy. We, the Buccaneers, then won the League two years in the row. Halleluiah!
This is much like my relationship with Accenture. We know that lightening does not strike in the same place twice.