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Graduation: Faculty of Business and Management Sciences Official start: December 10 @ 7:00 pm. Duration: 2h 30m


LEARNING THROUGH PRACTICE: Grade 12 students of Manzomthombo Secondary School  complete an exercise during the Clothing and Textile Technology’s annual departmental open day.

Toward the end of the third semester, the Clothing and Textile Technology (CTT) Department hosted their annual Open Day as part of going the extra mile to bring the classroom experience to prospective students.

VISUAL GAIN: Adjudicators take time to view the poster presentations on display during the day's proceedings.

The prioritization of research was top of the agenda at a recent Business Faculty BTech conference.

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Spotlight falls on service delivery

SERVICE DELIVERY: Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport (front), Dr Ivan Meyer urged Public Management students to show leadership in their chosen field of study.

As stories of poor service delivery regularly grab front page headlines CPUT Public Management students and staff are determined not to fall into that rut.

Friday, 14 October 2011

Desmond Tutu lecture at CPUT

VISIONARY: Reverend Dr Frank Chikane says people like Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu are in the same league as leaders like Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu.

The old apartheid government did one good thing and that was creating ethical, extraordinary leaders like Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu says Reverend Dr Frank Chikane.

LANGUAGE BARRIERS: (From left) Siphesande Qeke, Thompson Adango, Zukiswa Mbadu, Ping Ping Yang and Natalino Domingos share their views during the student panel discussion at the CPUT Langauge Indaba.

Faculty language experts and students recently debated multilingualism in higher education at CPUT’s second annual Language Indaba, which was held at the Bellville campus.

African academics have shown the rest of the world the true meaning of the concept of Ubuntu (togetherness) when they recently gathered for the Africa Academy for Environmental Health (AAEH) conference.

Working Together:(From L – R) Margaret Macherera of the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe; Hennie Van Der Westhuizen, HoD of Environmental and Occupational Studies at CPUT; Dr Koos Engelbrecht, Chairperson of the AAEH and Dr Margaret Nyanchoka Keraka of Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya during a workshop of the Africa Academy for Environmental Health (AAEH) hosted by CPUT.

LITERATURE LESSONS: Prof Rajendra Chetty and playwright Athol Fugard at the English Academy of Southern Africa conference.

Athol Fugard, world renowned playwright, novelist and cultural activist delivered the keynote address at the English Academy of Southern Africa conference held recently at CPUT. Revered as one of South Africa's preeminent playwrights, Fugard is best known for his political plays opposing the system of apartheid and for the 2005 Academy-Award winning film of his novel Tsotsi.