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Towards future-ready graduates
The teaching and learning of students studying at the Department of Interior Design got a major boost this week with the launch of their new Tech Lab – another first for the Faculty of Arts and Design.
Family of TV and film legend donates equipment to TUT
A legend in the South African TV and Film industry, Richard Nosworthy, passed away in April this year. Nosworthy had a passion for teaching and mentoring the youth, seen with his involvement in teaching workshops to screenwriters (called ‘the Scribe Writer’s...
TUT launches its first alumni chapter
Alumni of the Faculty of Arts and Design, including prominent figures in the South African entertainment industry, returned to their alma mater on Friday, 3 June for the launch of an alumni chapter aimed at re-engaging this important University constituency. Speakers at the event stressed that the...
Collaboration turns hurt into healing
Collaboration in the arts does not only harness the experiences and skills of individual participants to give meaning and creative expression to what they deem important. Often, it also leads to ground-breaking new work, as is the outcome of such a partnership between artist Marinda du Toit and the Department of...
TUT stages light-hearted musical revue
Students from the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Performing Arts will take to the stage of the Breytenbach Theatre in June to perform an exciting musical revue, titled Before & After.
Mozambiquan institution forges ties with Arts Faculty
A five-member delegation from the Escola Nacional de Artes Visuais (National Visual Art School) (ENAV) in Mozambique is visiting the Faculty of Arts and Design this week because of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at forging closer ties between the...
TUT Arts Alumni Chapter launch on the cards
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is set to launch a number of University Alumni Chapters, with the Faculty of Arts and Design taking the lead. It will host the first Arts Alumni Chapter at the Winston Mankunku Ngozi Building, on 3 June 2022.
“Research is fun, this is how it should be approached,” says new Arts Research Prof
Prof Chats Devroop, newly appointed Research Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Design, is no stranger to TUT, as he has worked in the Music programme, among others as HoD, for several years before...
Proceeds from lecturer’s debut CD will fund a worthy cause
Most academic staff members working at TUT’s Faculty of Arts and Design are also practicing artists in their respective disciplines, thereby enhancing the quality of Art students’ learning experience. One such staff member is Dr Roland Moses, senior lecturer at the...
Former Scandal actor graduates at TUT
Mbulelo Katise, former Scandal actor and Television personality, recently received his first qualification, a National Diploma in Film and Television Directing, from the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Faculty of Arts and Design.
Festival presents great learning experience for up-and-coming performing artists
The second instalment of the New Works Reading Festival (NWRF) will be staged at TUT’s Rostrum Theatre on its Arts Campus on Freedom Day, 27 April (10:00 – 13:00). Presented by the Department of Performing...
TUT Art Collection makes first acquisitions
The newly established TUT Art Collection recently made its first acquisition consisting of two paintings by artist, Patrick Rulore.
Fashion Design students give back to community
The saying goes that if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day, but if you teach him how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. This principle was put into practice at the Department of Design Studi...
“Africa should create the world in its own image,” VC argues at conference
Young academics from across Africa converged at the Tshwane University of Technology’s Faculty of Arts and Design from 22 – 24 March to Rethink, Remake and Rebuild Arts, Culture and Heritage on the...
Arts community engagement project aims to empower women
The Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Design Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Design, will host a community engagement event aimed at empowering girls and young women. The...
Sculpture students turn heads with exhibition
Six second-year sculpture students from the Tshwane University of Technology’s Department of Fine and Studio Arts will be showcasing their work at an exhibition...
NRF recognises TUT’s brightest research minds
Nineteen of the Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) brightest research minds recently received new, or upgraded their ratings at the National Research Foundation (NRF). This follows years of...
A ‘Hat’ inspired welcome for Arts and Design students
The Faculty of Arts and Design pulled out all stops to give its 510 first-year students a welcome that they will not soon forget. During the event, with a hat inspired theme and...
NIHSS millions will boost Post-doctoral fellowships
A grant of R5.6 million from the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS), will go a long way in advancing and supporting the University’s Post-doctoral...
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