African partnership for African solutions
“We are quick to partner with Western Universities and neglect our African counterparts. Africa has the depth and breadth of knowledge; it is up to us to unearth it for the benefit of Africa’s growth.” These were the words of Engineer, Martin Nzomo, the Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology at the Kenyatta University in Kenya, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.
Fundraising successes in the spotlight
The Kresge Foundation’s first annual site evaluation visit to evaluate the successes achieved by the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Advancement Office and Partnerships (AOP) in 2013, took place on Monday, 3 March. The University became one of only four grantees among the 16 South African universities who competed for the sought-after Kresge Foundation multi-million rand grant to reinforce philanthropic support and advancement efforts last year.
Jan’s installation art recognised with top award
Celebrations are in order at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), in particular at the Faculty of the Arts, following Jan van der Merwe, a senior lecturer at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, winning the Visual Arts category at the annual KykNET Fiësta Awards. The awardsare generally considered as the Oscars of the Afrikaans theatre industry.