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