GLOBAL CALL FOR BETTER DRUG POLICIES AND INTERVENTIONS
On Sunday, 26 June 2016, concerned citizens, academics, members from the medical community as well as those affected by drug use will come together at the Durban University of Technology’s City Campus as part of the global Support Don’t Punish campaign for an afternoon of knowledge sharing about the scourge which has destroyed many lives.
Once a stand-out emerging designer active in the Vodacom Durban July fashion programme, Ludwig Bausch, former DUT Fashion Design and Textiles student, credits this experience and his tenacity with his rapid rise in the ranks of the fashion industry.
“The Vodacom Durban July is a creative boost helping to unleash creative tension that builds up from an industry that can get quite repetitive and uninspiring at times,” explains the talented Pietermaritzburg, KZN Midlands, born designer.
THAKUR’S EXPERT TIPS ON APPROPRIATELY USING THE INTERNET
Dr Colin Thakur, Director of the iNeSi e-Skills CoLab at DUT and digital activist, this week delivered a talk on the appropriate use of social media and the internet during which he shared some handy tips on the do’s and don’ts of online communication, be it via email, social media or when surfing the internet.
The 37th Durban International Film Festival, which takes place from June 16 to 26, will host a series of free public screenings.
The Festival includes nearly 200 theatrical screenings and various industry initiatives including the 9th Talents Durban programme (in co-operation with the Berlin Talent Campus) and the 7th Durban FilmMart co-production market (in partnership with the Durban Film Office).