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NSFAS Announcement: January 2017

Dear DUT applicant The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has extended their window period for DUT applications. If you did not apply for NSFAS, please come to DUT as follows: Dates and times: – Monday, 9 January 2016 – Thursday, 19 January 2017: 08h00 to 16h00 – Friday, 20 January 2016: 08h00 to 14h30 Venue:…..

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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…..

First Day of WoW At DUT

By: Lungelo Ngcamu The first day of World of Work (WoW) started on a high note at Durban University of Technology on Wednesday. This annual career exhibition was held at Steve Biko (Sports centre) and Ritson campus (Ritson hall). The aim of the event is to bring different companies to students with the intention to offer…..

R840m to upgrade varsities

Pretoria – R840 million will be allocated to historically disadvantaged institutions (HDIs) from the development grant over the next two financial years. This emerged during a meeting in Parliament on Wednesday, where the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training was briefed on the implementation of recommendations by the Ministerial Committee for the Review of Funding…..

Experts seek improved support for human trafficking victims

Pretoria – Social welfare experts have called for improved coordination and integration of services between various role players to give better support to victims of human trafficking. This emerged from a roundtable that was held in Pretoria on Friday by the Department of Social Development. The meeting also sought to advance the implementation of the Prevention…..

Electricity supply vulnerable this week

Pretoria – The electricity supply system will remain vulnerable for the rest of the week due to a shortage of generating capacity, says power utility Eskom. “… Several units are currently out of service due to planned and unplanned outages. Due to the unavailability of a reserve margin (spare capacity), any extra load or faults in…..

Minister denies receiving Shaik’s application

Pretoria – Justice and Correctional Services Minister Advocate Michael Masutha has refuted claims that he has received an application from offender Schabir Shaik for conversion of his medical parole to ordinary parole. “There is no legal provision which allows any conversion of medical parole to ordinary parole. Therefore, any such application will be dealt with in…..

India a key trading partner for SA

Pretoria – Despite the slow rate of investment, India remains a key trading partner for South Africa, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina. The Deputy Minister was speaking at the 6th India Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) seminar held in Hyderabad, India. The seminar, which was attended by more than 200 business people from…..

Miller and Duminy Partnership

Playing against fellow Africans and neighbors, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabweans batted well in their first few overs and exposed the flaw in the South Africans bowling. Luckily the day was saved earlier on when David Miller and JP Duminy put up a brilliant partnership each scoring 100 runs. The Proteas were pushed harder than anyone thought in…..

DUT Proud Host of ETDP.SETA

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) hosted the Provincial Indaba 2013/14 which highlighted the Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training (ETDP.SETA). The programme began with a warm opening from Alan Khan, the Director of Co-operate affairs at DUT, who proudly spoke about how Durban was ranked the 7th best city in the world……