THE DYNAMIC PROF SIBIYA IS APPOINTED AS THE NEW DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR: TEACHING AND LEARNING AT DUT
Meet the recently appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching and Learning at the Durban University of Technology (DUT), Professor Nokuthula Sibiya, who is a dynamic and inspiring role model to both staff and students. Her 26 years of teaching, and outstanding achievements and accolades are evidence of her driving passion for the teaching and learning profession at the institution.
Speaking on her appointment which she begins on 1 May 2020, Prof Sibiya shared that 26 years after the birth of democracy...
In line with the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) principles of being a committed, compassionate, caring and supportive University, the institution has launched its own COVID-19 Solidarity Fund.
The Fund which will provide relief to the University community, especially students who are most vulnerable and have been negatively affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, is a proposal that was endorsed by the University’s Executive Management Committee (EMC) and the Executive Committee of Senate (SENEX).
THE DUT COMMUNITY SHARED ITS VIEWS ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND THE LOCKDOWN PERIOD
We are in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak which has been labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Coronavirus causes respiratory illness in people. It was first identified in Wuhan, China and it has since spread quite rapidly to most parts of the world.
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic spread to South Africa, with the first confirmed case announced on the 5th of March 2020 by Minister of Health Dr Zwelini Mkhize.