Environmental Health WIL partners with Umlazi parish to raise awareness on COVID-19

Dr Nofemela, left and Dr Mnculwane Partnerships between universities and communities are crucial in spreading the COVID-19 awareness message, if we are to win the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr Fundiswa Nofemela, Director of the Department of Cooperative Education. In contributing to limiting the spread of the Coronavirus, MUT, through its Co-operative Education…

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Sure Webinar to Enhance Scholarly Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Teaching

Supporting Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE), a new focus of the Research, Innovation and Engagement (RIE) 2020 Extended Annual Performance Plan (EAPP 2020), aims to enhance scholarly excellence in undergraduate research and teaching. Undergraduate research, a ‘high-impact practice’, provides multiple benefits such as cultivating learning by inquiry, promoting critical thinking and engaged scholarship, which, in concert,…

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South Africa-Irish Research Clusters

In Phase 1 of this project, a SA-Irish Research Colloquium was held in Durban (October 2019) and the following six joint research clusters were created: Bio-medical engineering robotics and advanced manufacturing Space Science, Innovation Hubs and ICT WIL, Industry partnerships, and Apprenticeships up to PhD; Curricula for the 4th Industrial Revolution Waste Management and the…

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Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE)

SATN/THENSA was successful in their application for the Erasmus+: Higher Education – International Capacity Building to establish the South African chapter of the Network for Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE). 1005 eligible applications were received by the European Commission’s, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), and the SATN/THENSA application was ranked in the top…

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