TTI DIRECTOR PLANS TO TRANSFER SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH RESULTS TO TANGIBLE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL BENEFITS
It is almost a month since Professor Keolebogile Shirley Motaung joined the Durban University of Technology (DUT) to fill in the position of the Director: Technology, Transfer and Innovation.
Prof Motaung originally from Krugersdorp, a mining city in the West Rand, Gauteng Province is an award-winning Biomedical Scientist who has received a number of accolades due to her continuous efforts in bridging the gap between science and entrepreneurship.
NEW OPPORTUNITIES EXIST FOR DUT ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDENTS WHO STUDY MANDARIN AT DUT CI
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) in collaboration with the DUT Confucius Institute and the Entrepreneurial Desk hosted an Entrepreneurial Webinar (A Rainbow Bridge to China and Chinese Opportunity) on Thursday, 19 November via Zoom.
The aim of the webinar was to showcase the entrepreneurial possibilities for the institution students in the period of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to also share some of the phenomenal experiences from current students who are affiliated to the Confucius Institute.
Durban University of Technology (DUT) Photography Alumnus, Siyabonga Meyiwa won the Emma Smith Art Scholarship 2019, taking home R50 000 to assist him to reach greater heights in his photography career.
The Emma Smith Art Awards ceremony was hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Design (FAoD) at the Arthur Smith Hall, at DUT’s City Campus last Wednesday, 18 November 2020.
Meyiwa was up against eight talented FAoD’s Alumni namely: Andile Nsele and Nasreen Paruk from Fashion Design, Yasmien Mackay and Minenhle Nxele from Fine Art, Keegan Crawford from Graphic Design, Thabiso Nkonyeni from Interior Design, Anker van der Linden from Jewellery Design and Thalente Khomo from Photography.
SPEAKING NOTES OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR AND PRINCIPAL, PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU AT THE WORLDWIDE INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT
TOPIC: WHAT KIND OF LEADERSHIP IS REQUIRED TO REFORM THE COUNTRY?
I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required to reform our country? At this juncture of South Africa’s trajectory, I am not sure whether the objective should be reforming or transforming the country, rather. I will steer clear of seductive words like ‘radical’ or ‘revolution’ given the destructive connotations they carry in this country.