Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.

No walk-ins at VUT

From the academic year 2020 going forward, all applications, admissions and registration processes will be done entirely online.

MTN readies its network for festive season

Operations are under way to cater for additional coverage and capacity requirements in selected hotspots.

Cloud still too pricey in SA

Local companies do not see the equivalent savings businesses in other countries do because of the exchange rate, says Richard Firth, CEO of MIP Holdings.

Untaken annual leave costs companies cash

Workers who don't use annual leave create a problem because accrued leave pay is registered in the company's books as a debt, says Greg Morris, CEO of Sebata Holdings.

NWU specialist receives innovation management award

FR Bezuidenhout was awarded the Early Career Excellence in Innovation Management award by the Department of Science and Innovation and SARIMA.

Reduce packaging waste: Ipsos poll

Seventy-seven percent of South Africans agree they would prefer products with as little packaging as possible.

NWU aims to safeguard quality of medicine

The university trains participants in the World Health Organisation Collaboration Centre for the Quality Assurance of Medicine short courses.

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