Innovative TUT expert’s pitch wins big at FemBioBiz
The Tshwane University of Technology’s Prof Keolebogile Shirley Motaung, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Science as well asTissue Engineering and regenerative medicine expert, just won R250 000 and an all-expenses paid trip Finland to brainstorm with the best of the best to upscale her business plan and ideas. Following her successful pitch at the South African Innovation Summit, she was announced the winner of the recent FemBioBiz Pitching Den in Cape Town and will visit Finland in November and December.
TUT Alumnus wins 2017 Gerard Sekoto Award
Banele Khoza, an Alumnus of the Tshwane University of Technology, was announced the winner of the 2017 Gerard Sekoto Award for his work entitled Note Making during the gala event last night, 14 September 2017.
TUT to train Gauteng government officials for next three years
The Tshwane University of Technology has secured R20 million to provide training for the Gauteng Government officials for the next three years starting from 1 October 2017. This follows the announcement and signing of an agreement that the University will provide the Emerging and Advanced Management Development Programme for the National School of Government (NSG) in Gauteng.
Art Exhibition a first for TUT
In addition to their lecturing skills, many staff members at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Fine and Applied Arts are also accomplished artists. Now, for the first time, they are collaborating in a group exhibition at the Pretoria Art Museum, titled Art(ed), featuring work representing all three disciplines taught at the Department, namely Textile Design, Jewellery Design and Fine Arts.
Impact of Immigration Policy on international students unpacked
Many international students find themselves unaware of the risks of not knowing immigration policies and laws. In an effort to raise awareness among international students, the Tshwane University of Technology’s International Students Organisation (ISO) invited the Department of Home Affairs to facilitate a seminar regarding immigration regulations.