“COURSE CHOWING IS A TWO WAY STREET, YOU CAN CHOW IT OR IT CAN CHOW YOU”

BY NONDUMISO NGCONGO

Today for annual students marks the first day of lectures, as for semester students the kick start of the registration period.  We would like to welcome back all students and hope everyone had wonderful winter break.  We would like to congratulate all those who passed their modules in the first semester and also encourage those who did not make it not to lose hope.  The insert below shows the real life situation students go through, we hope it will motivate and inspire you.  We wish everyone all the best in the second semester.

DO IT FOR MADIBA!!!

BY NONDUMISO NGCONGO

In a society where there are few praises then blames sung to fellow South African men.  We are still a generation that lived amongst men who set an example not only in their immediate families, relatives or close friends but in the whole country and the world over.  We are the generation that was fortunate enough to live in the same era with men like Nelson Mandela. Continue reading

REFLECTION OF THE FIRST SEMESTER

 

BY NONDUMISO NGCONGO

 

 

 

 

 

It is that time again if the semester where some of us get to close our books and hang out with our friends. Some of us also get to go home to be united with our families after a long and stressful semester.  The best thing about the end of the semester that we get away from our daily campus routine and get back to what to many of us enjoy in life. The reality is that most of us come from rural areas or the township, so life is not as simple when we go home. Imagine the tons of chores you will be getting back to nonetheless most of us still survive. Continue reading

2017 PEER EDUCATORS

Written by Nondumiso Ngcongo

Peer Educators, during peer education training in PMB

 

 

 

 

 

 

After weeks of campaigning, advertising, application process, shortlisting, interviewing and selection process.  The DUT HIV/AIDS Centre has succeeded in their search for 2017 peer educators.  This initiative needed 30 students to participate.

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Unpacking sexual gender based violence dialogue

By Nondumiso Ngcongo

 

 

 

 

 

DUT STAFF AT THE UNIZULU SGBV DIALOGUE

The department of Higher Education in partnership with HEAIDS held its first ever Sexual Gender Based Violence dialogue.  It took place at the University of Zululand on Friday the 24th of February 2017. The KZN Universities were all present together with eight TVET colleges. This event was held in response to rising levels of gender-based violence in and around higher education institutions. A protest of the same event had occurred at Rhodes University, where the students appealed to University management to do more to protect the rights of those who had experienced sexual violence within the institution.

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