DUT RANKED GLOBALLY IN FOUR SUBJECTS: PHYSICAL SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has increased its global subjects ranking to four subjects in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2022. DUT was ranked in the top 600 in Social Sciences and Business and Economics, in the subject rankings announced on Wednesday, 13 October 2021, in London.
Previously, Times Higher Education ranked DUT in Physical Sciences on 16 September 2021and Engineering on 06 October 2021.
DUT ALUMNI MENTORSHIP SERIES WEBINAR GIVES TIPS ON MARKETING ONE’S SELF TO PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYERS
The Advancement and Alumni Relations Office at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted a DUT Alumni Mentorship Series Webinar called Tips on Marketing Yourself to Prospective Employers as Well as Using Social Mediums to Increase Your Chances of Employment, via Microsoft Teams.
This webinar forms part of the recently established and launch of the DUT Alumni Mentorship Programme.
The Programme Director of the event was Alumni Relations Co-ordinator, Ronelle Lyson. She relayed who the guest speakers were.
DUT DATA DAY DISCUSSES DATA ALIGNED TO ENVISION2030
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted DUT Data Day to highlight how the University collects data and uses it to inform its planning, decisions and actions aligned to ENVISION2030. The three-day virtual event was held on Microsoft Teams from Tuesday, 12 October 2021 ending today, Thursday, 14 October 2021.
Delivering the welcome and opening remarks, Dr Kavita Beemsen: Director of Institutional Planning at DUT gave a warm welcome to all the distinguished speakers and participants. She spoke briefly on the four perspectives of ENVISION2030, which are Stewardship, Systems and Processes, Sustainability and Society.
The first day of the event focused on Stewardship and Systems and Processes, day 2 presentations addressed the Sustainability and Society perspectives.
CELT HOSTED A SUCCESSFUL WEBINAR SERIES ON SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
The Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) recently hosted a webinar on Living Educational Theory. The webinar was facilitated on MS Teams by CELT’s Nalini Chitanand: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Programme Coordinator and Shubnam Rambharos: Teaching and Learning Development Practitioner.
Chitanand explained that the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a professional development programme that aims to foster and promote research informed and scholarly higher education practices. The programme introduces participants to several theoretical and methodological approaches.
PROVIDING ESSENTIAL SERVICES TO THE DUT COMMUNITY IN THE TIMES OF A PANDEMIC
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) continues to commend all its essential service workers for their dedication and commitment in providing services to the DUT community during the COVID-19 pandemic. DUT’s Communications team’s Simangele Zuma spoke to Mr Sihle Mbanjwa, Acting Director at the DUT Student Services & Development (Midlands Campuses).
Q: Kindly tell me about your role at DUT?
A: “I am an Acting Director at the DUT Student Services & Development (Midlands Campuses). My role includes ensuring the functionality of the Student Counselling & Health, Student Governance & Development and Sports Administration departments in the Midlands Campuses of the DUT.