DUT SIGNS MOU WITH THE TIANJIN VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE TO ESTABLISH THE FIRST LU BAN WORKSHOP IN SOUTH AFRICA
The collaboration between the Durban University of Technology (DUT), Huawei and the Tianjin Vocational Institute has resulted in the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Tianjin Vocational Institute (TVI), China and DUT, on the co-establishment of the first Lu Ban Workshop in South Africa, at the Durban University of Technology, on 05 August 2019.
FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES HOSTS A SUCCESSFUL INAUGURAL STATE OF THE FACULTY ADDRESS
The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Faculty of Applied Sciences, Executive Dean Professor Suren Singh delivered the faculty’s inaugural State of the Faculty Address on Friday, 02 August 2019 at the Steve Biko Campus. His address reviewed the performance of the Faculty over a period of five years (2014 – 2018).
DUT LAUNCHES A WELLNESS PROGRAMME FOR INFORMAL TRADERS
Health is a key concern for informal workers because ill-health often results in a loss of income. informal traders often work on street corners, pavements, and landfills. In their workplaces, they are exposed to many of the urban health hazards, including chemical pollutants, physical hazards, and poor urban infrastructure. There are also the ergonomic health hazards associated with work tools and processes, and which often take a significant toll on the musculoskeletal health of informal workers.
Women’s Month in South Africa occurs in August as a tribute to the more than 20 000 brave women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. As a technologist, I asked some ICT post-graduate students, if they could explain the historic role of women in ICT. Their silence persuaded this piece.
Charles Babbage had a brilliant idea to create a scientific computing device.
DUT JOURNALISM STUDENTS LEARN MORE ON BECOMING ‘NEW AGE’ JOURNALISTS
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Journalism Programme hosted the 11th annual Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture (MGML) in partnership with the Gandhi Development Trust (GDT), at City Campus last week.
In attendance were Advocate Robin Sewlal, DUT Journalism staff, students and representatives from the Gandhi Development Trust.