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Thursday, 22 April 2021

Know Your CPUT: Wellington Campus

 PICTURESQUE: The CPUT Wellington Campus is located at the heart of Wellington and is a popular choice for students who want to pursue careers in teaching, agriculture and business. PICTURESQUE: The CPUT Wellington Campus is located at the heart of Wellington and is a popular choice for students who want to pursue careers in teaching, agriculture and business.

In the centre of Wellington is the picturesque CPUT Wellington Campus with beautiful historic buildings which were built in the 1800s.

The campus offers courses such as Agriculture in the Faculty of Applied Sciences and a range of courses in the Faculties of Business and Management Sciences as well as Education. This campus is the only site where CPUT offers Education courses in Afrikaans.

The Education Faculty is renowned for its excellent curriculum and high training standards and was awarded the Medal of Honour by the South African Teachers Union in recognition of its superb training of teachers to the benefit of the Afrikaans speaking community.

The faculty has the largest presence on the campus, with more than 1 000 Bachelor of Education students who are enrolled.

The Department of Agriculture, which offers a qualification in Viticulture and Oenology, affords students access to an experimental wine cellar and to a state-of-the-art Agriculture Facility called the Agri-Hub which boasts modern lecture rooms, conference facilities, laboratories and greenhouses..

The vibrant student community on the Wellington Campus also participates in a range of sporting activities as well as community engagement programmes, that vary from tutoring learners at rural schools to facilitating sport and art programmes in impoverished communities in the Boland region.

The dedicated staff members and a distinctive style of training ensures that the campus remains one of the most popular choices for students who want to pursue careers in teaching, agriculture and business.

For a map of the campus please visit

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Written by Kwanele Butana

Email: butanak@cput.ac.za