The rampant COVID19 pandemic has brought our nation to a standstill. It is depleting medical resources and equipment faster than they can be replaced. The worldwide scramble for Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) is also driving prices higher while simultaneously reducing availability. The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has stepped in and is providing a helping hand to mitigate this dire shortage by producing and donating 3D Shields to selected Durban communities.

The Premier of the Free State, Sisi Ntombela and Members of the Executive Council visited the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), on 14 April 2020, to assess the university’s research and innovation efforts in response to government’s call for support in the fight against the scourge of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The Premier of the Free State, Sisi Ntombela and Members of the Executive Council visited the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT), on 14 April 2020, to assess the university’s research and innovation efforts in response to government’s call for support in the fight against the scourge of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Seeing the need for devices to assist people suffering from Covid-19 and other diseases, a multi-disciplinary team of innovative young engineers based at the Propella Business Incubator in Port Elizabeth have dropped all their other projects to develop a low-cost bag mask ventilator.Seeing the need for devices to assist people suffering from Covid-19 and other diseases, a multi-disciplinary team of innovative young engineers based at the Propella Business Incubator in Port Elizabeth have dropped all their other projects to develop a low-cost bag mask ventilator.

In the midst of a national lockdown and a global pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa recently called on other public office bearers and executives of large companies to follow the example of his cabinet ministers, who will be taking a one-third cut in their salaries in support of the COVID-19 support strategy.

The humble hand sanitiser was one of the first products to disappear from South Africa’s retail shelves as the extent of the Covid-19 crisis became increasingly clear, yet it remains one of the most essential and basic weapons in the battle to contain the virus.

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted our world and plunged us into a time of great uncertainty. In an opinion piece for Health24, Prof Ashraf Kagee from the Department of Psychology offers a few tips that can help us stay mentally healthy during the lockdown period.The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted our world and plunged us into a time of great uncertainty. In an opinion piece for Health24, Prof Ashraf Kagee from the Department of Psychology offers a few tips that can help us stay mentally healthy during the lockdown period.

SPU, together with the University of South Africa, the Northern Cape Rural TVET College, DHET, the Department of Correctional Services, the Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority and the Northern Cape Office of the Premier, amongst others, are in Upington for the PSET (Post-School Education and Training) Forum Seminar.

With 1 600 cooked meals served to learners twice every day, Elethuthemba Combined School in Johannesburg South spends a staggering R70 000 a year on liquid petroleum gas (LPG) just for cooking. From 2020, that money will no longer go up in smoke. Instead, it will be spent on desperately needed learning resources and school maintenance, according to deputy headmaster Mr Muraga Sadiki.

As the recipient of the 2018 Vice Chancellor’s Senior Distinguished Research Award, Professor Brett Pletschke presented a lecture on his research topic and findings on 14 August in the Eden Grove Blue lecture theatre.As the recipient of the 2018 Vice Chancellor’s Senior Distinguished Research Award, Professor Brett Pletschke presented a lecture on his research topic and findings on 14 August in the Eden Grove Blue lecture theatre.

The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Institutional Planning Department hosted a two-day Data Day (D3) from 27 to 28 August 2019. DUT Data Day is about Knowing, Doing and Impacting.The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Institutional Planning Department hosted a two-day Data Day (D3) from 27 to 28 August 2019. DUT Data Day is about Knowing, Doing and Impacting.

The Crick African Network (CAN), a programme of the Francis Crick Institute in the United Kingdom and five partner institutes in Africa, has named the recipients of seven new African Career Accelerator (ACA) awards, with two University of Cape Town (UCT) scientists included among the fellows.

Pictured here is a group of student entrepreneurs who have made it to the finals with the judging panel.

WSU Fine Art students display aesthetic patriotism through their alma mater’s namesake, Walter Sisulu and his wife Albertina themed pieces at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda.

On the 28 June, the Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (also known as “commander of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR)”) visited the Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUTSGSTP), where she led a Technology Innovation Open Day.

Tuks athlete Sokwakhana Zazini reached a new milestone on Thursday night by clocking a time of 48.73s in the 400m hurdles to win a silver medal at the World Student Games in Napoli, Italy.

It is with profound sadness that the National University of Lesotho announces the passing away of Dr. Bothephana Makhakhane, the Director of the Institute of Extra Mural Studies (IEMS).

Unisa’s highly successful rollout of laptops to qualifying students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) students has passed the 90% completion mark.Unisa’s highly successful rollout of laptops to qualifying students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) students has passed the 90% completion mark.

The Establishment of a Research Chair in Intelligent Manufacturing, as well as a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to expand Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities signed between TUT and the MerSETA (Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services SETA) are set to bring about significant opportunities for students and the industry. The MoA valued at R30 M will span a three-year period ad will provide much-needed funding for 45 WIL students.

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