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Situation update: 28 September 2016

Please note: This communication replaces all previous communiqué’s on the situation at TUT

The Tshwane University of Technology this morning resolved to extend the recess period at all campuses. The decision was taken due to ongoing disruptions at its campuses.

From Thursday, 29 September 2016, the official extended recess period will be applicable to all TUT campuses. The 4th term will commence on 10 October 2016.

Tests scheduled to be written at these campuses between 26 and 30 September, will be rescheduled to be written after 10 October 2016. More information on the rescheduling will be communicated to the staff and students by the Deans of Faculties.

As is the practice, leave will automatically be deducted for all academic staff for the duration of the extended recess. Any academic staff members who do not want to take leave at this time, should please reverse their leave with Human Resources and Transformation.

Support staff must report for duty during the recess period. Those who have not applied for leave during the extended recess period, and who would like to take leave during this period, should obtain the necessary permission from their superiors.

An important reminder to academic staff is the Academic Excellence Awards, scheduled for Thursday, 29 September 2016. The event will take place as planned and all nominees, Deans and Heads of Departments are urged to attend the function in numbers.

Although the University recognises the right of students to participate in protest action, it is regrettable that the current national drive for fee free education has caused the level of disruption that resulted in the suspension of academic activities.



Students who applied and qualified for NSFAS FUNDING in 2016, should please report to their registered Campus Financial Aid Offices urgently to check if their names appear on the lists published on notice boards.  The DEADLINE to sign contracts is 15 SEPTEMBER 2016. Students who fail to sign contracts will have their 2016 NSFAS applications cancelled.  T&C’s apply.

  • TUT has received an unqualified 2015 Annual Report and Financial Statements, which were approved by Council on 24 June 2016. For the complete information, please click here.

  • Statement by Chairperson of Council - Fees 2017

  • Distance Education Applicants/Students: Please note that the below information about application for 2017 do not apply to you. Please visit for detailed information.

Closing dates for January 2017 applications  


  • Share your views on your learning experience at TUT by participating in the South African Survey of Student Engagement (SASSE). You can WIN GREAT PRIZES.

    Go to:

  • Golf Day Invitation:
    Join us on the Tee’s at Services Golf Club, Thaba Tshwane, for our Annual Stakeholders’ Golf Day taking place on 28 October 2016. Please click here for more information and entry form.

  • LIS (Library and Information Services) is currently running a survey to determine the current and future uses, needs and requirements of students with regards to ERCs and I-Centres at TUT.

    The survey will run until 31 October 2016. All students are urged to participate in the anonymous and voluntary survey. It will be most valuable in order to assist LIS to determine needs of students and evaluate services offered at TUT.

    A link and QR code to the survey can be found on posters in all ERCs and I-Centres. It will only take a few minutes to complete the survey.

    Here is the link:

  • De Beers will be awarding a limited number of bursaries in 2017 and is inviting un-bonded students studying at University or Universities of Technology to apply for bursaries. Please click here for more information.

  • Faculty of Science - Women in Science
  • Eduroam at TUT
  • Access your EXAM RESULTS and FINANCIAL STATEMENTS among other via your mobile devices.
  • Institutional Statute

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