DR KUMI NAIDOO DEEPLY HUMBLED BY DUT’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO HIS LIFE
Durban human and environmental rights activist, Dr Kumi Naidoo said he was not only deeply honoured by the Doctor of Philosophy Degree by the Durban University of Technology, but he also extended his gratitude for the role the University played in his life.
“This University played a key role in helping with my education because when I was expelled at the age of 15 and again at the age of 16, I got reinstated again, to finish our matric.
JUDGE PILLAY ENCOURAGES GRADUATES TO ACHIEVE GREATER HEIGHTS
The Durban University of Technology awarded an honorary doctorate in Management Sciences to human rights activist and legal expert, Judge Navi Pillay, today, 13 September 2017.
The charismatic, Judge Pillay was deeply honoured that DUT had chosen her as the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree, in recognition of her outstanding stance taken against injustice all over the world.
SIKANISI GRADUATES WITH A ‘LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE’ AT DUT
“I feel so honoured to have achieved this award and thank all those who had supported me through my academic journey. I am just so excited as I had never expected these accolades because I did not get many distinctions in my first year,” said the delighted Alungile Sikanisi.
The 22-year-old Sikanisi from Umtata, who is the first person in his family to study Civil Engineering at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), graduated with a National Diploma in Civil Engineering from the Durban University of Technology
Against all odds , DUT’s Philiswa Dlamini graduated cum laude in her Degree of Master of Health Sciences in Dental Technology during the Faculty of Management Sciences session on the 13 September 2017.
The success of the 29-year-old from Inanda could not be determined by her background as she strived for the best in life. “For someone who was raised by a single mom, who had passed away when I was in grade 11, and who comes from one of the most underprivileged of backgrounds
The Development and Alumni Relations held its first Donor Recognition Evening at Ritson Campus, last Friday.
The event, a first of many more Donor Recognition events, was held to recognise and express appreciation and gratitude to the donors that contribute financially to the University. The alumni relations office is the direct link between the Durban University of Technology (DUT) and its graduates and its aim is to cultivate and nurture a lifelong relationship between students and their alma mater.