DUT’S URBAN FUTURES CENTRE IN A FIGHT TO KEEP THE HOMELESS OFF THE STREETS DURING LOCKDOWN
CRIMINOLOGIST and Head of Urban Futures Centre at the Durban University of Technology (UFC@DUT): Professor Monique Marks is part of the team working around the clock to contain the spread of coronavirus among the homeless in Durban. Marks is a member of the eThekwini Homeless Task Team which is led by the Deputy Mayor, Belinda Scott.The Task Team brings together a range of non-state organisations and government officials to respond to the issue of homelessness in eThekwini.
DUT ALUMNA’S BRAILLE DESIGNS CATERS FOR THE VISUALLY-IMPAIRED
Speaking to DUT (Durban University of Technology) alumna, fashion designer Balini Naidoo, who started her own brand of braille designs. The dynamic lass, who is based in Saldanha Bay, completed her Bachelor of Technology Degree in Fashion and Textile Design at DUT and graduated in 2017 with Cum Laude.
Naidoo’s love for fashion led her onto the path of studying fashion design, and through it she has achieved numerous goals.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DUT COMMUNITY OF RESEARCHERS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS FOR PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES AND ENSURING DUT MOVES TO 13TH POSITION NATIONALLY
The Department of Higher Education and Training released the 2018 report on the “Evaluation of University’s Research Output”. Overall Based on its 2018 Research Productivity. The evaluation is done based on the 2015 Research Outputs Policy. The policy aims to encourage research productivity by rewarding quality research outputs at public institutions.
IMPACT OF COVID-19 AND LOCKDOWN REGULATIONS ON SMALL BUSINESSES
THE national lockdown has hit hard at the pockets of entrepreneurs especially those running small businesses. Among the entrepreneurs who are praying for their businesses survival during this difficult time are the Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) alumni. Simangele Zuma from the Communications Department interviewed some of DUT’s alumni to discover how the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown has affected their small businesses.