[PODCAST] Drug Awareness Week #FutureBeats

Drug awareness week in on the 24-28 June. This week on the Afternoon Shutdown, Matt Tsolo had a chat with Thabang Lubisi from the DUT HIV and AIDS Center to talk about alcohol and drug abuse as part of Future Beats. It is a programme proudly brought to you by HEIADS. Studies show that 60% of…..


This week on My PrEP brought to you by the National Department of Health, Bright Ntengo was in for Matt Tsolo talking about parents and talking to their children freely about sex. Last week, Matt Tsolo spoke to Diantha Pillay from the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV. She is the programme manager for oral PrEP. Listen…..

#June16: The fight still continues

It was June 16 1976 when the youth of South Africa in Soweto decided to protest against the injustices in their education system. The apartheid government had instructed that English and Afrikaans be a medium of instruction in schools in 1974, this was also after the introduction of the Bantu Education Act which was catered for…..

“Do you feel safe on campus?” #FutureBeats

This week on Future Beats brought to you by HEAIDS. The focus was on sexual violence at Universities. This year Dr Naledi Pandor had established a team which looks at dealing with such violence at higher institutions of learning. The Durban University of Technology has now released their communique with regards to reporting gender-based violence. These…..

DUT students lending a helping hand

DUT students are on a mission to help incoming students next year to start applying for next year through the Central Application Office (CAO). The students have been spreading the word on their Facebook page encouraging each student to leave with CAO application forms to hand out to people in their neighborhood during the winter break…..


Have you always wondered how one is able to communicate using their hands and facial expressions? Have you always found it fascinating? Well, the good news is that you can now be able to learn sign language. For free! The Disability rights unit is giving all students and staff an opportunity to enrol in their sign…..


This week on #MyPrEP with Matt Tsolo, it was PrEP week! What is PrEP? It is an HIV prevention pill that can help HIV-negative people to lower their risk of HIV infection by more than 90%. Last week Matt Tsolo spoke to Dr Oscar Radebe about the difference between ARTs and PEP. Listen to the podcast…..

DUT Student finishes Comrades!

The Durban University of Technology was represented at the 2019 Comrades marathon by a third year Jewelry Design student. Skhumbuza Hlongwa took part as number 734 at the yearly Comrades marathon yesterday, completing the 86,83km race in seven hours, 42 minutes and 38 seconds in the Men Open category as start group A. Hlongwa says this…..


Durban University of Technology students have shown support to their suspended SRC president and demand him back. This was after the SRC president Sesiyanda Godlimpi and other SRC members were suspended on Monday for allegedly verbally attacking a staff member and instilling fear. Students took it to the Facebook page used to communicate with students under…..

#MYPrep Activation at Steve Biko Campus!

Get near Steve Biko campus where your favourite campus radio station will be activating your weekend mood with the #MyPrep activation and performance by Holly Rey. Radio DUT will be hosting #MyPrep activation at the Steve Biko campus food court from 12h00. The activation will be educating you about an HIV prevention pill called PrEP, and…..