DUT HOSTS ITS FIRST VIRTUAL WORLD OF WORK CAREERS EXPO 2020
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted a three-day online World of Work Careers Expo 2020, with 50 companies participating from Tuesday, 27 October 2020 to Thursday, 29 October 2020.
For the first time in the history of the university, the eWOW Expo was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This was DUT’s way to ensure that the show goes on despite the COVID-19 challenges. It was also hosted to celebrate the success of the previous expos, in the interest of all the important stakeholders, including the university and its graduates.
DUT SCOOPS DIAMOND ARROW AWARD AT THE PROFESSIONAL MARKET RESEARCH (PMR AFRICA) AWARDS 2020
Excellence is one of the many contributions to the success of the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) DNA strands. This was evident when the university was awarded the Diamond Arrow Award for Leaders and Outstanding-First Overall Achievers in KwaZulu-Natal, at the Professional Market Research (PMR Africa) Awards 2020.
The award was bestowed in the category of the institution of Higher Education/Tertiary, on Wednesday, 28 October 2020, at the Elangeni Maharani Hotel, Durban.
VARSITYGENIE HOSTS ITS FIRST VIRTUAL SIGN-LANGUAGE WEBINAR TO INSPIRE THE DEAF COMMUNITY
VarsityGenie, a student leadership platform recently hosted its first virtual sign-language webinar to inspire and enrich the deaf community through technology-based skills via Microsoft Teams.
VarsityGenie is the brainchild of the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Masters student Fanie Ndlovu, who is fervent about developing the skills of young people in communities and townships.
“Our aim since its establishment is to equip all types of students with skills that will make them employable in the current economy.
DR MOHALE INSPIRES MEN TO TAKE UP THEIR ROLE IN THE COMMUNITY
The Department of Student Counselling and Health, HIV/AIDS Centre at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted a Men’s webinar looking at The Role of Men in Society, During and Beyond COVID-19 on Microsoft Teams, on Wednesday, 21 October 2020.
Facilitating the webinar was the Director: Advancement and Alumni Relations at DUT, Zwakele Ngubane, who said this is an opportune moment to get together and have discussions to see how they can come up with possible solutions to fight Gender-Based Violence (GBV), seen to be perpetuated by men.