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……

DUT Art Gallery Celebrated Indian Culture

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Durban University of Technology(DUT) Art Gallery celebrated its 7th Indian Culture Exhibition at Steve BIko. The exhibition began on the 19th of August and it ran until 28th of August. The exhibition included 2nd and 3rd year Jewellery Design students. According to Art Gallery Curator, Francesca Verga the exhibition aimed at showcasing…..

Mindfulness Helps To Distress: Jessica Parker

By: Lungelo Ngcamu Student Counselling Psychologist, Jessica Parker encourages students to apply mindfulness by means to fight with stress issues. Mindfulness is the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the presence moment. The aim of it is to minimize high level of stress, have focus and…..

DUT Health Services in Celebration of Womans Months

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Campus Health Services invites all Durban University of Technology (DUT) women to Health screening that will be held at Isolempilo Wellness Clinic, Steve Biko campus on Thursday. With this screening the DUT Health Services aims at assisting women to fight with diseases affecting them. At the cost of R100, the following will be…..

All about you Discussion : Becoming More Mindful

What is Mindfulness Have you ever started eating a chocolate, taken a couple of bites, then noticed all you had left was an empty packet in your hand? Or been driving somewhere and arrived only to realise you remember nothing about your journey? Most people have! These are common examples of “mindlessness,” or “going on automatic…..

DUT Health Educates Students About PEP

By: Lungelo Ngcamu In the wake of Silent Protest, one of DUT’s Health Promoters, Oziel Mdletshe took some time and spoke to RadioDUT about Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a short-term antiretroviral (ARV) treatment that reduces the likelihood of HIV infection after exposure to HIV-infected blood or sexual…..

Silent Protest A Success

By: Lungelo Ngcamu More than 1000 students and community members came together to march against war on women bodies on Friday in Durban. Durban University of Technology (DUT) was hosting the annual event for the first time since it was established nine years back. The Silent Protest began at King Dinizulu Park and walked silently to…..

The Big Enemy of Sexual Victims Is Silence: Janine Hicks

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The Gender Commissioner & Chairperson of Agenda Feminist Media, Ms Janine Hicks believes that the biggest enemy to the victims of sexual violence is the silence. Ms Hicks was speaking in the dialogue talk that was held yesterday at Durban University of Technology (DUT). The dialogue panel included young women from DUT and…..

The Agenda Feminist hosts Dialogue Talk

By: Lungelo Ngcamu Icon in partnership with Agenda Feminist Media will be hosting Sexual Dialogue Violence today at 12:30 at Mansfield Hall, Ritson Campus. Agenda Feminist Media is an organisation that is committed to giving women a forum, voice and skills to articulate their needs and interest towards transforming unequal gender relations. Icon is an organisation…..