Tag: #DUTStrke


In the past week you most probably have noticed that security on campus has become a bit stricter. This follows the recent safety protests that were sparked by an on campus stabbing of a student who died in hospital this past weekend. All students from both the Durban and Midlands campuses should note the following rules:…..


Classes have resumed this morning at DUT after two days of suspension this week. By sunrise today, security buildings were torched and it has been reported that 9 students have been arrested. This was in reaction towards the University statement issued yesterday which said that classes would resume today. The statement followed one that was sent…..

Lectures suspended at all DUT’s Durban campuses.

Following yesterday’s strike, Durban University of Technology decided to suspend classes till further notice. DUT management released a statement on Monday stating, “The decision was reached following renewed student protests in Durban whilst engagements between University Management and the SRC was taking place this morning.” The statement revealed that whilst they (management) increased the security presence…..

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DUT management responded to the SRC Memorandum

Durban University of Technology management has responded to the memorandum of demands submitted by the Students Representative Council yesterday. It is alleged that some NSFAS funded students received their allowances after the first day of the strike. The SRC is also demanding for the suspension of lectures until the remaining students receive their allowances. Security personnels…..

Students Walk Out Again To Protest Against NSFAS System

Durban University of Technology students once again waged in a peaceful protest against the National Student Financial Aid Scheme’s system called Sbux. The SRC President Sesiyanda Godlimpi led the march to the vice chancellor’s offices to hand in the memorandum for the second time this year. Unfortunately the principal was not available that resulted in his…..

DUT Students Strikes over NSFAS’ incompetent system

Durban University of Technology students staged a protest against the incompetence of National Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) system called Sbux. The Students Representative Council president, Sesiyanda Godlimpi led the protest that erupted across all the university’s Durban based campuses. Godlimpi read the memorandum in the presence of the Vice Chancellor and Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu and…..