Dr Rene Smith Was Impressed With Digi Fest Opening Ceremony

By: Lungelo Ngcamu DUT Digi Fest Private Opening Ceremony that was held at Arthur Smith Hall, City campus on Thursday evening was a success. The ceremony was attended by a great names within the institution, Vice-Chancellor Prof Ahmed Bawa and his Deputy Prof Nomthandazo Gwele to name few. The aim of the ceremony was to lay…..

DUT Writing Centre Competition Awards

By: Lungelo Ngcamu DUT Writing Centre hosted its annual awards ceremony on Thursday at Ritson campus. The 2015 writing competition awards aimed at honouring and celebrating the life and achievements of the great late South African writer, Nadine Gordimer. Gordimer is a 1991 Nobel Prize winner for literature. These awards were for only three genres of…..

The Durban University of Technology Hosts Digi Fest

By: Lungelo Ngcamu Faculty of Art & Design is set to host its second Digital Festival on the 11th and 12th of September at City campus, The Digi Fest is initiated by DUT’s Faculty of Arts and Design. According to Art Gallery curator, Francesca Verga who is the organiser of the festival, the event aims at…..

DUT annual Fashion Show to kick off in October

By Sunthra Moodley of Fashion and Textiles Head of Department at the Durban University of Technology The Department of Fashion and Textiles at the Durban University of Technology will hold its annual Fashion Show from Wednesday, 30 September to Friday, 2 October 2015. Themed: “INCARNATION”, this year’s fashion show will showcase the designs of 38, third-year…..

A Call For Changes After Bafana’s Embarrassment

By: Lungelo Ngcamu Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has made seven changes in his side that will play Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge this evening. Itumeleng Khune will continue to don the armband despite having an unconvincing performance in South Africa’s 3-1 lost against Mauritania in AFCON 2017 qualifiers. In the back four, Mashaba made…..

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Boks Moved Up To Number 3 In The World Rugby Rankings

Despite being inactive for the past three weekends, the Springboks have moved up to No 3 in the latest official rankings released by World Rugby on Monday. England’s 21-13 win over Ireland at Twickenham this past weekend has seen them jump two spots from No 6 to No 4, with Ireland dropped three places to No…..

DUT Hosted First Official Secretary’s Day

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted the Secretary’s Day at Hotel school, Ritson campus on Wednesday. The function aimed at recognizing and appreciating the good work done by the institution secretaries.What was more noticeable about the secretaries is that women are dominating. According to Nash Mughoo, Business Development Manager from Corporate Traveller…..

Drama and Productions Studies Presents New Work: Our Story

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Durban University of Technology (DUT) Drama and Productions Studies presents an original new work, Our Story, a series of original, funky, poignant and funny vignettes. The Our Story comes both to the Courtyard Theatre on 9 & 10 September at 7pm and to City Campus on 11 and 12 September for day…..

Unisa Must Explain Exam Centre Closures: DA

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants answers why the University of South Africa (Unisa) closed more than 20 examination centres across the country. The Western Cape is among three affected provinces from this closure of examination centres. The DA spokesperson in Western Cape, Lorraine Botha said they will write a letter to the Unisa…..

DUT Health Services Pap Smear Tests A Success

By: Lungelo Ngcamu DUT Campus Health Services celebrated Women’s Month by giving different diseases tests to female students at Isolempilo Wellness Clinic, Steve Biko campus on Thursday. This initiative was mainly focusing on the pap smear but included number of other tests; brain examination, BMI, blood sugar testing, blood pressure testing, cholesterol tests and TB screening……