DUT RECEIVES 5000 MASKS FROM ITS CHINESE COOPERATIVE PARTNERS
The Durban University of Technology received a generous donation of 5000 masks on 23 May 2020.
The masks were donated by DUT’s Chinese cooperative partners, the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU), Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT) and the Confucius Institute. Professor Sibusiso Moyo, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Engagement and Sister Sooriagandhi Wardthen, Chief Professional Nurse at the Department of Student Counselling and Health, received the donation handed over by Mr Frank WU, Co-Dean of the Confucius Institute (CI) at DUT on behalf of the Chinese partners.
TWO DUT CONVOCATION MEMBERS WILL MAKE ‘EDUCATION FASHIONABLE’ WHEN THEY GRADUATE AGAIN IN 2020
TWO executive members of the Durban University of Technology’s Convocation (CONVEX) will be among the university’s alumni who will be graduating, adding to the list of their qualifications at DUT’s 2020 Virtual Graduation ceremony to be held online on Wednesday, 10 June 2020 at 12pm.
Phumelela Vezi from Umlazi will be obtaining his Master’s Degree in Information and Corporate Management while Thamsanqa Mkhulisa from the rural area of Impendle, outside Pietermaritzburg will be obtaining his BTech in Public Management.
NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST IS THE FIRST OF HER NINE SIBLINGS TO ACHIEVE A TERTIARY QUALIFICATION
Having stayed at home for four years after completing her matric in 2012, with no secure employment or no way to further her studies, Phumelele Nxumalo did not stray from her path of achieving academic excellence.
The dynamic go-getter is the first from her nine siblings to achieve a tertiary qualification. Nxumalo will obtain her National Diploma in Journalism at the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Virtual Graduation ceremony on Wednesday, 10 June 2020.
“I was at my weakest but as soon as an opportunity for me to further my studies presented itself...
MASUKU OBTAINS HIS BACHELOR OF CHILD AND YOUTH CARE DEGREE CUM LAUDE
Perseverance, hard work and sheer sacrifice are the key factors which led to 23-year-old Andile Masuku obtaining Cum laude for his Bachelor of Child and Youth Care degree, at the Durban University of Technology, under the auspices of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
The ecstatic yet emotional Masuku was not surprised that he passed his degree with Cum laude. He stressed that he is very fond of his studies, and having the empathy and being ready to use oneself as a tool to heal the wounded children, youth and their families, drives him to be a success story.