CELT LAUNCHES ITS SIYAPHUMELELA 2.0 MOVING THE MIDDLE PROJECT FOR STUDENTS
The Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) launched its Siyaphumelela 2.0 Moving the Middle Project (MtM) for students last Tuesday, 14 September 2021 via Microsoft Teams.
The Siyaphumelela 2.0 Moving the Middle Project focuses on understanding the multiple challenges that are impacting on student success which creates a large middle cohort that remain in transition in academic programmes and identifying and implementing strategies for enhancing success.
The Programme Director of the event was Mzwandile Khumalo,
DUT SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS ITS FIRST EVER STUDENT BUSINESS FESTIVAL
To cultivate the culture of active participation amongst students as drivers of economy, the Durban University of Technology (DUT) successfully hosted its first ever virtual DUT Student Business Festival (SBF) from Monday, 20 September 2021 to Thursday, 23 September 2021.
Facilitating the proceedings of the festival was Mzwandile Khumalo, Co-ordinator: Student Support and Development Unit at DUT and Lungile Ngcobo, Administrator at DUT’s Student Services department.
“The best part of the whole experience would be the students showcasing their businesses. One of DUT’s strategic plan was to make sure that,
RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ONLINE EXHIBITION ENCOURAGES INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
In a programme themed: Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Exhibition which was held online recently, the Research and Postgraduate Support (RPS) Directorate at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) had invited staff and students to participate in a competition to present their research findings dwelling mainly on how the results can be translated to SMMEs or innovation.
The competition required that participants present their research findings via a mini video of not more than five minutes, or through a banner/poster, or a 3-5 slide PowerPoint.
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 workers for their dedication and commitment in providing services to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. DUT’s Communications team’s Waheeda Peters spoke to Ms Hlengekile Lubanyana, a junior lecturer at the Department of Chemistry.
Q: Kindly tell me about your role at DUT?
A: “I am a junior lecturer in the Department of Chemistry.”
Q: How long have you been in that role?
A: “I came to DUT in February 2020,