Faculty of Human Sciences

Faculty of Human Sciences welcomes new executive dean

The Vaal University of Technology has appointed Professor Michael Kgomotso Masemola, an NRF B-rated researcher, to the position.

Professor Kaitano Dube
Apr 26, 2022

Expert opinion: Flooding events in KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape and implications for disaster management in SA

A takeaway message from the recent flooding events in KZN and the Eastern Cape is that we need climate action and climate justice now.

VUT rejects call to unfunded students to converge on main campus, VUT residences
The university would like to caution unfunded students and parents against heeding Ngoya Kazadi’s call, saying it will not yield positive results for students or the institution.
Feb 16, 2022
VUT welcomes new vice-chancellor and principal
Prof Ntate Dan Kgwadi takes the reins from Prof Maggie Linington, who steered the institution during the interim period.
Feb 2, 2022
Tandi Mapukata
Jan 18, 2022

VUT appoints executive director: advancement & internationalisation

A corporate communication specialist, Tandi Mapukata brings with her over 25 years’ experience in the field of marketing communications.

Message of condolences to the family of Dr Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The Vaal University of Technology’s council, management, staff and students extend their condolences to the family and friends of Dr Archbishop Desmond Tutu on his passing.
Jan 6, 2022
Dr Dan Kgwadi named vice-chancellor, principal of VUT
Dr Kgwadi will take office on 1 February 2022.
Nov 9, 2021
VUT strives towards destination of excellence
A new VUT Council was inducted on 12 and 13 August and the university is no longer under administration.
Sep 1, 2021
Aug 16, 2021

VUT restores governance of the institution through strategic appointments

The Vaal University of Technology's University Council will be headed up by Refilwe Buthelezi and Professor Nicholas Morgan.

Closure and relocation of Vaal University of Technology Secunda Campus
The non-financial viability of the Secunda Campus has affected VUT’s efforts to continue to operate this site of delivery effectively.
Jul 20, 2021
Intervarsity Entrepreneurship Competition 2021
Jul 19, 2021

VUT students win in Intervarsity Entrepreneurship Competition 2021

In the category for innovative ideas, VUT's Tshepo Dlamini came in first place and Nkosinathi Ndala came in second place.

Jul 19, 2021

VUT alumnus wins PRISM Award

Lebina Ditha was recently named the best up-and-coming PR professional at this year’s PRISM Awards.

A bright future awaits VUT graduates
In total, 2 618 students recently graduated from the faculties of Engineering and Technology, Applied and Computer Sciences, Human Sciences and Management Sciences.
Jul 1, 2021
Closure and relocation of Vaal University of Technology Upington Campus
The process of closing the campus is scheduled to be completed by 31 December 2022.
Jun 18, 2021
UJ’s ‘Mahlale Innovation Consortium’ opens ventilator design competition for SA students
The Mahlale Innovation Consortium was formed in response to a request from merSETA to promote local manufacturing of ventilators to contribute to the National Ventilator Project.
May 24, 2021
VUT closes, relocates Ekurhuleni campus
Staff and students from the Ekurhuleni campus will be relocated to the main campus in Vanderbijlpark.
Feb 18, 2021
Trace TV Academy
Feb 9, 2021

Trace TV Academy features F’SASEC VUT on e-learning programme

F’SASEC VUT has secured a paid partnership with Trace TV Academy through the assistance of Schneider Electric.

Gift of the Givers
Feb 8, 2021

Gift of the Givers donates medical equipment to VUT

The donation came as a relief to the VUT campus clinic as the effects of COVID-19 has hit the department hard due to budget constraints.

Nov 6, 2020

African perspectives on 3D printing technology

Sarel Havenga, Idea2Product educational facilitator and prototype specialist at the Vaal University of Technology Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park was the keynote speaker.

Professional Board for Medical Technology of the Health Professions Council of SA
Nov 2, 2020

VUT lecturer named to govt board

Dr Christina Johanna Grobler was appointed as a member of the Professional Board for Medical Technology of the Health Professions Council of SA.

Dr Dewald Venter
Oct 16, 2020

VUT lecturer publishes military heritage book

Dr Dewald Venter's book is called 'South African armoured vehicles – A history of innovation and excellence'.

Dr Kaitano Dube
Oct 9, 2020

VUT academic releases COVID-19 book

The hard cover version of "Counting the Cost of COVID-19 on the Global Tourism Industry", co-authored by Vaal University of Technology academic Dr Kaitano Dube, will be available this weekend.

Thabo Lenyora
Sep 14, 2020

History will be made at this year’s VUT Spring Graduation

Thabo Lenyora will become the Vaal University of Technology’s first visually impaired graduate later this year.

VUT students return to campus to complete 2020 academic year
The Vaal University of Technology says more of its students will – as permitted under level two lockdown – soon return to resume on-campus academic activities at the university.
Sep 2, 2020
Steering Committee of International Science Forum
Aug 31, 2020

VUT scientist on steering committee of international science forum

The Vaal University of Technology’s Dr Tozama Qwebani-Ogunleye has been selected on to the Steering Committee of the World Science Forum 2021.

Vaal University of Technology
Aug 19, 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic

The law clinic is situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park in Sebokeng.

Administrator’s communique to all staff and students
Professor Ihron Rensburg, VUT administrator, responds to claims and questions from a City Press journalist.
Aug 6, 2020
Letter to parents of VUT students
The Vaal University of Technology shares developments regarding the university re-opening plan following the disruptions caused by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020
Deputy minister's oversight visit to VUT to check its state of readiness
Buti Manamela paid a courtesy visit to the Vaal University of Technology to check the state of readiness in preparation for the phased return of its students.
Jun 9, 2020
May 25, 2020

VUT contributes to fight against spread of coronavirus

The university has teamed up with Tsidi and Friends, incubated under the Centre of Footwear and Entrepreneurship, to produce face masks for its staff and students.

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.
Feb 17, 2020
Jan 8, 2020

Dr Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi, Chancellor, VUT - a giant has fallen

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.

No walk-ins at VUT
From the academic year 2020 going forward, all applications, admissions and registration processes will be done entirely online.
Dec 13, 2019
Jul 30, 2019

Vaal University of Technology's Chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University alumnus, awarded a doctor of science

Vaal University of Technology chancellor Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University alumnus, was awarded a doctor of science degree.

Jul 17, 2019

VUT Vice-Chancellor addressed the Somali National University graduation ceremony

Professor Gordon Zide, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Vaal University of Technology, addressed the Somali National University graduation ceremony.

Not one reviewer raised a red flag in the bastions of intellect
A Stellenbosch University research project, now retracted, raises questions about levels of bias and stereotypes still entrenched in the scientific community.
May 9, 2019
May 7, 2019

Enhancing collaboration of Scientific Clinical Practice and Traditional Health Practice: 21st century and beyond

The International Conference on Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Medicine Researchers and Traditional Healers took place in Vanderbijlpark.

Somalia's Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education and delegation visit VUT
Somalia's Minister of Education, Culture and Higher Education and delegation visit VUT to develop a mutually beneficial academic partnership.
Feb 27, 2019
VUT 2019 registration introduction
VUT's registration schedule accommodates categories of students and specific dates for those in each category to register.
Dec 14, 2018
Jul 31, 2018

Vaal University of Technology spreading its wings to Africa

The Vaal University of Technology's vision and mission are aligned and deeply rooted in the Africa 2063 Agenda.

Jun 1, 2018

VUT convocation to host fundraising gala dinner

With fee-free higher education now in effect, the dinner is intended to help with fundraising, creating awareness and raising the university profile.

May 31, 2018

VUT Social Justice and Transformation Unit selected as finalist for inclusive award

The Vaal University of Technology Social Justice and Transformation Unit was selected as a finalist in the category of Disability Employer Award.

Apr 26, 2018

F'SASEC launches PLC Automation Lab at VUT

The PLC Automation Laboratory has 24 Schneider Electric PLC M340 stations, available to all F'SASEC students.

Mar 19, 2018

Honouring Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe - igniting visions of a brighter future

The Vaal University of Technology has formed a partnership with the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Trust.

Mar 8, 2018

E-Literacy: upskilling and empowering less privileged communities across the country

This is presented under the Vaal University of Technology E-skills CoLab, a programme developed to train community members in basic e-literacy skills.

Mar 7, 2018

VUT and Somalian university join forces

On 21 February, VUT and SIMAD University in Somalia signed a memorandum of understanding for the benefit of their students, staff and communities.

Feb 14, 2018

VUT Science Park successfully prints a prosthetic leg for research purposes

The printed socket is the culmination of a collaboration between The Arc and the VUT Science Park Design Department.

Feb 6, 2018

Social Justice and Transformation Unit champions youth safety

The development of a safety plan, partnerships with local and national government safety departments and campus safety awareness campaigns were all discussed.

Feb 5, 2018

Leading innovators get selected for a trip to Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK

Engineering graduates Tumisang Manyaapelo and Xolani Mthethwa head out to the UK on 3 February to attend the Leaders in Innovation Fellowships programme.

Jan 23, 2018

VUT fraud and verifications manager now a certified global fraud examiner

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has awarded Shireen Henning a certificate as a fraud examiner with global credentials.

Dec 4, 2017

The long walk to decolonisation: Conversations on transformation in higher education

This topic informed the Vaal University of Technology's recent "The Academic of 2017: Future Realities" conference at Emerald Hotel from 14 to 16 November.

Dec 4, 2017

There is racism in knowledge provision

The VUT's Social Justice and Transformation Department held a public lecture focusing on transformation in the higher education sector.

Conference to explore transformation, decolonisation in higher education
The Centre for Academic Development, based within VUT, will host its annual Academic Staff Development Conference, themed: "The Academic of 2017: Future Realities".
Nov 9, 2017
Oct 6, 2017

VUT hosts third softball tournament for cancer awareness

The Softball Cancer Awareness Tournament, which started in 2015, hopes to create awareness of cancer through sport.

Sep 29, 2017

VUT bone marrow drive a success

The Vaal University of Technology Health Sciences Department, in collaboration with the Sunflower Foundation, hosted a concert and blood drive on 22 September.

Sep 6, 2017

VUT PR master's student publishes first book

Katucia Moussongo Bitsaka's book titled: BLUES - We are all concerned, aims to help the reader overcome rejection, anxiety and depression.

Sep 5, 2017

VUT to help fill SA's specialist teaching gaps

The Vaal University of Technology has added a Bachelor of Education for Initial Teacher Education to its offerings from 2018. ?

Sep 4, 2017

SABPP awards students with bursaries

Boy-boy Mofokeng and Nwabisa Marwanaqana received the SA Board for People Practices BTech/Honours bursaries for 2017.

Aug 17, 2017

Ushering in a new era at Vaal University of Technology

Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi was appointed new Chancellor, and Professor Gordon Zide Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

Aug 3, 2017

SA scores well at Softball World Series in Canada

South Africa was placed 10th - an excellent achievement for a young and inexperienced team - and eight of the 17-man South African team are from VUT.

Aug 2, 2017

'Live your best possible life'

Thabang Magare, a chartered accountant, believes that the knowledge he gained from VUT has been invaluable to his career.

Aug 1, 2017

Initiatives to re-open site of delivery in North West

The VUT has signed a memorandum of understanding with the City of Matlosana to explore ways of having the old Klerksdorp site of delivery re-opened.

Jul 26, 2017

Donations benefit a school and its community

Various partners, including the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park, contributed towards Isiboniso Combined School in Orange Farm, Gauteng.

Jul 25, 2017

Multiple awards for Enactus VUT at South Africa National Championships

It won awards at the South Africa National Championships under the category "Thematic & Special Awards".

Jul 10, 2017

'R460m is budget for bursaries only', MEC urges matric learners to work hard, aim high

The official launch of the 2017 Winter School Camp took place on 6 July at the Vaal University of Technology's Desmond Tutu Hall.

Jul 6, 2017

VUT football champion scores VC's award

Phurre?Chochi?has won the Vaal University of Technology's Vice-Chancellor's Award.

Jul 5, 2017

Vutshilo's hidden passion and talent for innovation revealed through first prototype

Mphugana Vhutshilo designed and printed his first prototype within two months of being sponsored by VUT's Science and Technology Park at I2P Lab in main campus.

Jul 4, 2017

VUT, DBE begin Matric Winter Camp

Learners from various schools in Sedibeng West and Johannesburg Central regions arrived at the VUT Vanderbijlpark campus on Sunday 2 July.

Jul 3, 2017

Men's Battle Dialogue creates winners out of ordinary men

The Institutional HIV/AIDS Unit, the mother body of Student Support Services,?organised?"Men's Battle Dialogue" as a forum for men to discuss their issues.

Jun 30, 2017

The rise of 'outsourcing must fall' movement

VUT's Social Justice and Transformation unit hosted a seminar themed "Outsourcing and Social Justice in Higher Education Institutions" on 28 June.

Jun 29, 2017

Abogogo trained in simple biomedical procedures

The traditional health practitioners were trained so that they can conduct urine tests, take blood pressure, perform first aid and other basic tests for their patients.

Jun 13, 2017

'A legacy is not something you leave behind; it's something you leave in people'

The Vaal University of Technology professor has officially retired as vice-chancellor and principal, after serving two terms over 10 years.

Jun 12, 2017

Africa: a continent full of diversity, integrity and ubuntu

VUT's Social Justice and Transformation Unit celebrated Africa Day event with a panel discussion on the use of African languages to teach and learn in public universities.

Jun 9, 2017

Premier engages with vice-chancellors from universities in Gauteng

David Makhura invited vice-chancellors to a meeting on 24 May to discuss cooperation that will drive the industrial development agenda of the province.

Taking technology to township schools
VUT and VUT SGSTP are launching the I2P Lab at Lebohang Secondary School and?Thuto?Lore Comprehensive School on 30 May.
Jun 8, 2017
University of Milano professors choose VUT CSL to coordinate food project
They have chosen VUT's ?Centre of Sustainable Livelihoods to coordinate food project.
Jun 7, 2017
VUT residence officials learn good practice
They attended a development workshop for good practices at the Tshwane University of Technology, where they learnt how to handle crises and conflicts.
Jun 6, 2017
Jun 5, 2017

An exciting pool tournament

Vaal University of?technologyAlumni hosted its 2017 pool tournament on 20 May at the VUT cafeteria.

Jun 2, 2017

Schneider Electric equips FSASEC workshop

It has sponsored the latest electrical equipment components to the French South African Schneider Electric Education Centre.

Jun 1, 2017

Fighting all forms of illegal gambling

Hugh Makhaya from the Gauteng Gambling Board came to talk to VUT-Sasol aspiring entrepreneurs about the dangers of gambling.

May 31, 2017

Get to know your researcher

The Gold Fields Library's researcher for this quarter was Emsie?Dicks: Vaal University of Technology's Associate Professor and Lecturer in Hospitality.

May 30, 2017

Tackling the issue of decolonisation, globalisation of education

The Social Justice and Transformation Department hosted a Youth Dialogue at the Vaal University of Technology, as part of its Africa Month celebrations.

May 22, 2017

Biotechnology research may aid in prevention of agricultural food insecurity

Biotechnologist at VUT?Dr Louis Bengyella's book provides clues that may aid in the management of Cochliobolus diseases in economic crops.

May 18, 2017

Encouraging students to become young entrepreneurs

SACGC ?has told VUT interns of its waste management project that it will give chemical engineering graduates internship opportunities in different fields.

Shaping the future of disabled students through bursary funding
The bursary, received from Armscor, is allocated to students in the field of engineering and any related fields. It will be divided among six students.
May 17, 2017
May 16, 2017

VUT-established art curator making waves offshore

Nkululeko Khumalo is promoting the world of South African Art on national and international platforms.

May 15, 2017

VUT team wins Konica Minolta University Contest

They were crowned the international winners of the Konica Minolta University Contest at an event in Berlin on 29 April.

May 5, 2017

Professor Zide appointed new VUT Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Professor Gordon Ndodomzi Zide's academic career has spanned more than three decades in higher education administration and management.

May 4, 2017

VUT extends a helping hand to needy students

Its HR Department has embarked on the project "Your child is my child" to provide sanitary towels to disadvantaged students.

World IP Day highlights the need for protection of ideas
It will be celebrated at the Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park on this date.
May 3, 2017
May 2, 2017

VUT scoops bronze award at Rand Show

The Vaal University of Technology was rewarded with a bronze award in the category of Science and Edutainment.

Apr 28, 2017

Preparations all set for VUT's Annual Open Day

The Vaal University of Technology will host its annual Open Day on Saturday 13 May at the VUT Vanderbijlpark campus.

Apr 26, 2017

VUT celebrates Africa Day in May 2017

The activities will embrace diversity, raise awareness, affirm and deepen continental identity and promote nation-building.

A moment worth celebrating; siblings graduate with BTech's in the same field
VUT Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Irene Moutlana congratulated all graduates.
Apr 7, 2017
Apr 6, 2017

Students shine with Vice-Chancellor's Award

Three VUT students were?honoured?at the recent graduation ceremony?with the Vice-Chancellor's Award in Biotechnology.

Apr 5, 2017

2017 autumn graduations open with cream of the crop

A total of six cum laude Magister Technologiae degrees in different fields were conferred on 3 April.

Apr 4, 2017

Traditional medicine collaboration has growth potential

The University of Swaziland and the SIRMIP are looking at ways to support and/or collaborate with the VUT in its traditional medicine project.

Apr 3, 2017

Sharing views from India

Hendrick Langa, Director of FSASEEC, travelled to India on 16-18 March for the International Conference on Power and Embedded Drive Control in Chennai.

Mar 31, 2017

VUT staff learn to regenerate tissue using fat cells

Three staff members visited Colorado State University to learn about turning human fat cells into other types of cells needed for treatment.

Mar 29, 2017

VUT to set the bar high at Rand Show 2017

The Vaal University of Technology aims to put itself on the map by showcasing its technology and innovation advances at the show.

Celebrating decades of academic excellence
Vaal University of technology will confer qualifications upon approximately 2 689 students on 3-12 April.
Mar 24, 2017
Mar 16, 2017

Democracy is not what we fought for, but a road towards what we fought for

What is South Africa now, and where are we heading as a country?" asked Professor Siphamandla Zondi in his talk at VUT on 10 March.

Mar 15, 2017

Registrars' Imbizo seeks solutions to issues faced by higher education institutions

Registrars from all universities in SA come together for broader engagement on the state of higher education in the country.

VUT Upington Campus set to launch Centre For Entrepreneurship; addressing skills gap in Northern Cape
The Centre for Entrepreneurship, set to launch on 19 April, aims to address the skills gap in the Northern Cape.
Feb 22, 2017
Selected VUT softball players take their game to Canada
Six Vaal University of Technology players have been selected to take part in the World Series Cup, in Saskatoon, in July.
Feb 21, 2017
Feb 9, 2017

Not just a career, but a true calling

Zandile Shabangu, an Educational Psychologist at VUT's Student Counselling Department, is pursuing her passion in her work.

2nd International Conference on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
The 2nd International Conference on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine will take place in Vanderbijlpark from ?26 - 30 ?July.
Feb 6, 2017
Jan 27, 2017

Top achievers' bursaries

The Vaal University of Technology has set aside close to a million rand in study bursaries for students who excelled in matric.

Should South African universities be providing decolonised, quality education?
Should South African universities be providing decolonised, quality education? asks?Teboho Pitso from the Vaal University of Technology.
Nov 18, 2016
Nov 17, 2016

Tyvision Media presents the last leg of the Stokvels and Burial Societies Indaba 2016 Roadshow

Tyvision Media presents the last leg of this at the Vaal University of Technology this weekend, the 19 and 20 November.

Nov 7, 2016

VUT hosts South African-Italian Summit

The key objective of the summit was to create stronger business ties between Italy and SA through sharing international best practices.

Nov 4, 2016

VUT researchers recognised for their dedication and hard work

The Vaal University of Technology's Applied Sciences Faculty Research Awards which were held on 21 October at the Bon Hotel Riviera in Vereeniging.

Nov 3, 2016

VUT student scoops 2016 HR Excellence Award

Dineo Seopela achieved second place in the SA Board for People Practices HR Excellence Award for 2016.

Oct 26, 2016

VUT-Unisa cement joint campus use agreement

They will jointly use the facilities of Ekurhuleni Campus in Daveyton for the long-term benefit of students and other stakeholders in the East Rand region.

Oct 14, 2016

Innovation designed to improve sanitation: Africa's first female urinal

The Vaal University of Technology is involved in the design and development of a `Waterless Female Urinal', the brainchild of Orion Herman.?

Vaal University Of Technology Science Park and the Italian connection
The park will host an Italian business and political leaders' delegation for a tour in Sebokeng on 20 October.
Oct 14, 2016
VUT Science Park to showcase latest global technologies at RAPDASA 2016
The 17th Annual International RAPDASA conference will be hosted at the VUT Science and Technology Park in Sebokeng from 2 to 4 November.
Sep 30, 2016
Sep 29, 2016

Vaal University of Technology Spring graduates called upon to continue learning

A total of 3?928 students graduated from all Vaal University of Technology campuses in 2016.

Sep 28, 2016

Vaal University of Technology confers special posthumous award to prophet Nku

Special posthumous award to prophet honours her contribution in the field of theology.

Sep 27, 2016

Environmental Affairs Minister receives doctoral degree

Edith Edna Molewa has been given the honour by Vaal University of Technology for her contribution to the field of the humanities.

Learners spellbound over 3D Technology
The VUT SGSTP gave over 1?700 learners the chance to familiarise themselves with 3D printing on the Cartesian plane.
Sep 26, 2016
Celebrities unite in support of Sunflower Day at Vaal University of Technology
The Vaal University of Technology and the Sunflower Foundation hosted a stem cell donor awareness concert and blood drive last week.
Sep 23, 2016
Sep 14, 2016

Honorary doctorate for business and entrepreneurial excellence

The Vaal University of Technology honoured Dr Tim Tebeila with a doctorate in business administration from the faculty of Management Sciences.

Sep 13, 2016

Vaal University of Technology confers honorary doctorate to Minister Molewa

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edith Edna Molewa received a doctor's degree in applied sciences.

International Conference on Environment, Materials and Green Technology call for abstracts
The Centre for Renewable Energy and Water calls for abstracts for its International Conference on Environment, Materials and Green Technology.
Sep 7, 2016
VUT to confer honorary doctorate on Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa at Spring graduation ceremony
Minister Edna?Molewa will be honoured with a Doctor of Applied Science degree from the Vaal University of Technology.
Sep 6, 2016
AMBIO supports VUT water research
VUT has developed a laboratory that specialises in microbiological testing of tap water, borehole water, river water, bottled water, and sewage effluent.
Sep 2, 2016
Sep 1, 2016

The need for African bone marrow donors

National Sunflower Day takes place on 16 September and the VUT will host a bone marrow stem cell donor drive at the Vanderbijlpark campus.

Developing the future of girls in science, technology engineering, mathematics
The Vaal University of Technology will host the inaugural STEM Seminar today at the Vanderbiljpark campus.
Aug 25, 2016
Aug 11, 2016

VUT celebrates Women's Day with Zoleka Mandela

Zoleka Mandela, granddaughter of Winnie Madikizela Mandela and Nelson Mandela, was the keynote speaker at the?Vaal University of Technology event.

Jul 25, 2016

VUT part of Huawei R72m partnership to boost innovation in SA, China

The Vaal University of Technology has partnered with?Huawei to boost innovation in SA and China.

VUT brand audit conducted by Boomtown
The outcome of the brand audit will assist VUT to re-position itself as an institution of higher learning that leads in innovative knowledge and quality technology education.
Jun 27, 2016
Jun 13, 2016

LGSETA and VUT driven collaboration to address water and wastewater management in the local government sector in South Africa

The Local Government Sector Education and Training Authority and the Vaal University of Technology are partnering to address this problem.

Jun 6, 2016

Junior designer a role model for youth TV show

Thando Nxelewa, Junior Industrial Designer at VUT Science Park, encourages youth on SABC's educational show, TOMZ ?to make their dreams come true.

VUT to host international tissue regeneration conference
The International Conference on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (ICTERM) 2017 will be co-hosted by Vaal University of Technology, Tshwane University of Technology and Rice University (Texas, USA) in Vanderbijlpark from 26 to 30 July 2017.
Jun 3, 2016
VUT Science Park to showcase latest global technologies at RAPDASA 2016
The conference which will be hosted from 2 to 4 November 2016, on behalf of the Rapid Product and Development Association of South Africa.
Jun 2, 2016
Jun 1, 2016

Biomedical post-graduates seek cost-effective interventions for tissue restoration

Researchers and students can get into the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine from master's level at the Vaal University of Technology.

Academic activities resume at VUT
VUT management and student organisations have agreed that academic activities will resume with effect from Wednesday 25 May.
May 25, 2016
May 24, 2016

Let mind and heart lead

Enactus Vaal University of Technology members will represent the institution at a National Enactus Competition from 27-29 July at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Calling all unemployed entrepreneurs
The VUT/Sasol Entrepreneurship Programme is in search of its sixth cohort among the youth who have an interest and drive for entrepreneurship.
May 23, 2016
May 20, 2016

Iconic statues and a giant shoe reveal VUT's hidden talent

For VUT's 50th Anniversary celebrations robotics and milling expert Alwyn Taljaard is working on a giant shoe, which will double as a sun dial for the VUT Science Park.

Apr 28, 2016

E-skills course produces first graduates

VUT awarded certificates to 18 students who completed their training at e-skills training centres in the Northern Cape.

Explore, Dream and Discover
The Vaal University of Technology's first autumn graduation ceremony got under way on Monday 11 April at the Vanderbijlpark campus.
Apr 13, 2016
VUT Graduation 2016
Graduation ceremonies at the?Vaal University of Technology, to be held from 11-21 April, coincide with the institution's 50th anniversary year.
Apr 7, 2016
Preparations in full swing for Rand Show 2016
The Vaal University of Technology will showcase its technology at this year's Rand Show, from 25 March to 3 April.?
Mar 14, 2016
Mar 10, 2016

VUT finds opportunities for collaboration

The Vaal University of Technology is working with?the University of Wismar (Germany), and the Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Building a vibrant innovation ecosystem in the Southern Gauteng Region
To boost economic development, the Vaal University of Technology established the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park in 2012.
Mar 4, 2016