The role of the Advancement and Partnership Office (APO) is to secure philanthropic grants, donations and legacy gifts from our alumni, corporations and other grant-making partners, locally and abroad to advance the goals of Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). The APO works in collaboration with academic and non-academic colleagues throughout the University to build enduring relationships with external constituencies to secure and increased financial support towards strategic and flagship projects.
The APO is also the official home of Alumni Relations dedicated to the core mandate of engaging alumni and friends to promote and position the University to attract additional resources and funding towards our development projects, unique research and other niche areas.
The APO commits itself to the advancement of the University by embodying high quality standards in the execution of our duties and responsibilities as well as promoting the ideals of philanthropy, volunteerism and stewardship.
We foster relationships with the community and business to promote long-term strategic funding partnerships, which will assist us in improving the quality of education and the standard of living of those we serve. The APO facilitates and encourages financial support to bolster the University’s capacity to fulfil its mission of teaching and learning, research and community engagement.
Professionalism, transparency and accountability are at the core of the APO’s work. It is essential that we nurture our relationships and manage them in a manner that will strengthen selfless, value-adding and mutually beneficial partnerships. The APO ensures that the University’s donor partners and stakeholders are appropriately recognised, and their investments are valued and judiciously spent.
By becoming a stakeholder in TUT makes you a participant in its objectives of: conducting relevant research, promoting innovative teaching and learning outcomes, community engagement and social enterprise.