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[PODCAST] The Acoustiq Assassins with Matt Tsolo

On the Afternoon Shutdown show, Matt Tsolo interviewed one of the most talented groups in KZN, the Acoustiq Assassins. Acoustiq Assassins are “storytelling musicians” whose acoustic yet alternative sound could best be described as contemporary soul/indie R&B. They were born and bred in Pietermaritzburg, the quartet are looking to play to the ears of the world!…..

[podcast] Discussion on Homosexuality in media with #LWTG

On Lunch With The Girls, Minnie Thusi and Zama had an interesting discussion on Homosexuality and how media wants to introduce Homosexuality to young children via cartoons. For FULL interview, listen to the clip below:   Listen to the Lunch With The Girls with Minnie Thusi and Zama every Fridays, 1-3pm. #LWTG WhatsApp Number: 0849703796 By…..

Students turned Women’s Day celebration to a month experience.

This month for Sterling House women workers is the first experience of being appreciated by students. The students of this DUT outsource accommodation decided on the women’s day to take the tools and give a treat to women responsible for protection, cleanliness and student advisory in the house. This idea by the ladies’ house committee member…..

[Podcast] Discussion on rape, depression and suicide.

  Mental health care services are available in most institutions of higher learning. In as much as the services are available to students, most students claim not be aware of the mental health support available to them on their different campuses. We went around around the asking students if they are aware of mental health care…..

Vive la France!!!

On 7 August 2018, The Embassy of France with the International office of the Durban University of Technology hosted French day at Fred Crookes Sport centre. The event was not only about celebrating French culture, hundreds of DUT students got a chance to learn about study programmes and scholarship opportunities offered in France. Local students engaged…..


On The Afternoon Shutdown show, Matt Tsolo had a conversation with our 2018 Mr and Miss DUT  and runners up as well. They shared their experiences about the whole event, praising Nkululeko Mbatha, saying they wouldn’t  be where they are if it was not because of him. The 2nd prince said Nkululeko made him a model…..

#MR&MISSDUT2018: Academic Excellence

  Mr and Miss DUT is one of the well-planned university’s annual events, and this year did not disappoint. On Friday, August 3 Fred Crookes Sport center transformed to Hall of Fame as contestants took their turn on the stage and their chances of being crowned Mr and Miss DUT 2018. This year’s theme was “Academic…..

Balancing between  parenthood and academia

It is very common for teen parents to feel like they are pulled in two directions: The need to look after the child and to also pay full attention on studies. It’s never easy being a mom trying to juggle fulltime studying with a family life. If you feel like these two things are giving you…..

Tertiary: The survival of the fittest zone

Being in tertiary is such a great experience and a very challenging one at the same time. Just imagine coming from the rural area, being exposed to this ‘deep end of life’ and expected to adjust just like that. University and high school life is so different. This is a place whereby nobody spoon-feeds you with…..

Text versus face-to-face chatting

Have you ever notice that it is much easier to express your feelings via text message rather than to a person face-to-face? Texting might be an appropriate form of communication, however, there are particular conversations that are not meant to be shared via text. For instance, expressing your feelings about someone through text message is not…..