TUT Council re-elects Chairperson for second term
The Tshwane University of Technology Council has reaffirmed its confidence in the Chairperson of Council, Dr Bandile Masuku, by re-electing him for a second term. The election took place during an ordinary meeting of the TUT Council on 8 April 2016.
Alumnus nominated for Rising Star Award
The Tshwane University of Technology’s alumni are, no doubt, a force to be reckoned with. The nomination of former vocal arts graduate, Simon Shibambu, to receive this year's Rising Star of the Year Award, is but one example of this. The award, under the South African Business Awards umbrella, publicly recognises inspirational and passionate individuals in South Africa who have a capacity for achievement and success.
TUT Prof receives Honorary Fellowship
Prof Jonathan Okonkwo, Rand Water Chair: Organic Chemistry in the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Environmental, Water and Earth Sciences, has been conferred the highest honour of becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences (IEES) in Kolkata, India.
Three TUT students injured in station muggings
Three students from the Tshwane University of Technology were mugged and injured in three separate violent incidents at the Metro Rail station of the Pretoria (West) Campus this morning, 25 February 2016. Two students were robbed and injured during multiple stabbings and one was shot in what appeared to be theft related incidents. All three were admitted to hospital. Two of the students are in a critical condition.
TUT mom proud of her straight A star
Celebrations were in order at the Chabalala household in Hammanskraal early in January when Gomolemo Chabalala (18) learnt that she had obtained seven distinctions in the 2015 matric exams. Gomolemo is the daughter of Merriam Chabalala, a cleaner at the University who works in Building 21, Pretoria Campus.
TUT Vice-Chancellor speaks on #FeesMustFall
21 October 2015 marked the unprecedented closure of most of the universities country-wide in support of the #FeesMustFall Campaign. This date will probably go down in history as an important turning point in the funding of students in the country.