COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING STUDENTS TO RECEIVE BURSARIES WORTH OVER R1.3 MILIION
SEVENTEEN disadvantaged students from the Department of Cost Management & Accounting at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) will receive bursaries worth over R1.3 million to pay for their tuition fees.
This comes after a Good Samaritan, Mr Takalani Nethengwe from the Institute of Business Partnerships (IBP), offered to lend a helping hand to assist students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.
DUT’S FASHION AND TEXTILES DEPARTMENT MAKE FACE MASKS FOR STAFF
In a bid to help fight the outbreak of COVID-19 in South Africa, especially at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), there have been various forms of support given by different departments such as the Department of Fashion and Textiles, which recently embarked on a voluntary project to make face masks for some departmental staff working through the lockdown period.
Acting head of the Fashion and Textiles Department Sunthra Moodley, DUT lecturers Meena Bagwandin, Khaya Mchunu, Tando Mbanga, Simphiwe Xulu, Keegan Naidoo, Sally de Witt, BTech students Georgina Brink, Kelly Love and Agilan Thaver, all formed part of the DUT team taking part in the initiative.
SIX SABC news producers/presenters will be once again obtaining their qualifications at the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) 2020 Virtual Graduation ceremony on Wednesday, 10 June 2020 at 12pm.
Leading the team is Hoosen Ebrahim who will be obtaining his Master’s Degree in Journalism. The other five journalists named: Slindokuhle Kumalo, Tashlan Naidoo, Simphiwe Makhanya, Taresh Harreeparshad and Cassandra Zungu will be obtaining their BTech’s in Journalism.
Ebrahim who is a producer/presenter at SABC Radio News Durban, said he sees this achievement as what would ultimately steer him into the lecturing environment where he hopes to be in his career.
PONNUSAMY’S ACHIEVEMENT IS THE BEGINNING OF MORE TO COME!
“Obtaining the Dean’s Merit award has been a goal of mine from first year. Receiving this prestige award means the world to me. I was happy to know I had achieved my goal after all the late nights I spent studying. Making my parents proud is a huge achievement on its own. It’s the beginning of many more to come,” she said elatedly.
The 23-year-old Nadine Ponnusamy has achieved the Dean’s Merit awards in her Bachelor of the Built Environment in Urban and Regional Planning, and will be graduating at the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Virtual Graduation ceremony on 10 June 2020.