PEACE-STUDIES DOCTORAL CANDIDATE ATTENDS CONFERENCE IN FINLAND
The Durban University of Technology continues to spread its tentacles around the world through engaging and cross-pollinating ideas with the global community of scholars. Recently, Innocent Tinashe Mutero, a doctoral candidate from the Peace Studies department attended an International Conference in Finland, from the 18th to 20 September 2017.
THE CHINESE MOON FESTIVAL, AN IMPORTANT PART OF HERITAGE MONTH
The Confucius Institute at Durban University of Technology, in collaboration with the Consulate General of China in Durban and the South African KwaZulu-Natal Chinese community, will be co-hosting the annual Chinese Moon festival at a gala event at the Sibaya iZulu theatre on Monday, 2 October 2017 from 6.30pm.
The Confucius Institute seeks to celebrate the traditional Chinese Moon festival with Durban’s multi-cultural and multi-lingual communities.
RESEARCHERS TAKE DRIVE FOR CLEAN ENERGY ON THE ROAD
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) will partner with the Durban University of Technology and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and embark on an educational road trip with the EnergyDRIVE.
This custom-built truck, said organisers in a statement, was designed to teach rural learners about the benefits and uses of renewable energy technologies and was expected to engage with over 2 500 rural high school learners located close to wind farms.
PROF BUX WINS AT WATER RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE TREE AWARDS
Professor Faizal Bux, the Director of the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology at The Durban University of Technology, was named the winner of the Transformation and Redress category of the third Water Research Commission (WRC) Knowledge Tree Awards.
The awards ceremony took place on 18th September 2017at a gala dinner at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg.
Esteemed pioneers in fashion are flown in from all over SA to judge the student’s collections and select the top 20 designers to showcase on the finale evening.
Durban University of Technology (DUT) will be exploding onto the fashion scene with their highly anticipated and much sought after Fashion Show at the Fred Crookes Sports Centre, Steve Biko Campus in Durban on October 4, 5, 6.
The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT) 16th Student Representative Council (SRC) inauguration after took place at the Fred Crooke Sports Centre, last week. Delivering his keynote, DUT’s vice-chancellor and principal, Professor Thandwa Mthembu, congratulated the SRC and said that there were a number of induction workshops that awaited for them to help enhance them into good leaders.
Prof Mthembu further encouraged the SRC to be the servants of students who democratically elected them saying that in South Africa recently that right was being violated.