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In November, the Tourism and Events Management department hosted an annual general meeting of the national Tourism Educators South Africa (TESA) at the Cape Town Hotel School, Granger Bay.

The TESA meeting delegates photographed at the annual general meeting hosted recently at the Cape Town Hotel School, Granger Bay.

THE CPUT Fashion Department has produced renowned designers like David West, Gert Van Der Merwe and Maya Prass.

And by the looks of the recent 3rd year Fashion Show many more will walk in their famous footsteps.

CHEMISTRY: Students showed off their knowledge at the CPUT Science Idol competition.

The Analytical Chemistry Department ended their academic year on a high note with students battling for the top spot in the CPUT Science Idol competition.

GLITZY: This award winning Jewellery Design Collection, which has already been featured on Top Billing, will be on show at the annual FID Year end Exhibition.

The Faculty of Informatics and Design is gearing up for the most exhilarating week of their calendar- the annual FID Open Day.

Dr Trevor Manuel, CPUT Chancellor and Minister of Planning in the Presidency, addressing delegates at the Gala Event of the 4th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education (ICEBE).

The accolade bestowed to Cape Town as the Design Capital of the World in 2014 should be taken as both an opportunity and a challenge, Dr Trevor Manuel, Minister of Planning in the Presidency and Chancellor of CPUT, told delegates at the 4th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education (ICEBE) held in Cape Town this week. Dr Manuel said as Cape Town and South Africa prepare for 2014, we must know the challenges facing us and have systems in place to address these.

INSPIRING ENTREPRENEUR: Entrepreneur, author and educationist, Dr Ruben Richards.

In early October, Dr Ruben Richards, former Deputy Director-General at the now-disbanded government investigation team, The Scorpions, was invited to present a paper at the Department of Entrepreneurship & Business Management’s debut Guest Lecture Series. The title of his paper address was: The significance of entrepreneurship in the economic growth of SA (with a strong emphasis on youth entrepreneurship, graduate intrapreneurship and social entrepreneurship.

INSPIRED LEARNING: (From left) Dr Stan Cronje, Chux Iwu and Barry Odendaal take a break from presentations during the 2nd International Business Management Conference recently held at the UKZN's Durban Westville Campus.

Representatives of the Business Faculty from three departments attended the 2nd International Business Management Conference held during the fourth quarter. The two-day gathering, which took place at the University of KwaZulu Natal’s Durban Westville Campus, attracted a large number of academics from around the world.