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Expert opinion: Flooding events in KZN and Eastern Cape and implications for disaster management in SAThe recent flooding events are a constant reminder of the threat caused by climate change, with a clear indication of the vulnerabilities of coastal communities in South-Eastern Africa. Coastal communities in Africa have to battle several threats, such as coastal storms, tropical cyclones and cut off lows (COL) which often result in devastating flood events which are disruptive to environmental and socio-economic lives. 29 Apr 2022 Read more

VUT rejects call to unfunded students to converge on main campus and VUT residencesThe Vaal University of Technology (VUT) notes with concern calls issued by Ngoya Kazadi, a member of the Student Representative Council (SRC), that all unfunded students, those affected by the N+ Rule, and all affected international students, should converge on the main campus in Vanderbijlpark on Wednesday 16th February 2022. 17 Feb 2022 Read more

VUT welcomes new vice-chancellor and principalThe council of the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ntate Dan Kgwadi as its vice-chancellor and principal with effect from 1 February 2022. 2 Feb 2022 Read more

Welcome to the newly appointed executive director: Advancement & Internationalisation, Tandi MapukataTandi Mapukata, executive director, Advancement & Internationalisation, assumed duties on 1 December 2021. She joined VUT from the University of Fort Hare where she was in a similar role (director, Institutional Advancement). 18 Jan 2022 Read more

Message of condolence to the family of Dr Archbishop Desmond TutuOn behalf of the Vaal University of Technology's Council, Management, Staff and Students we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Dr Archbishop Desmond Tutu on his passing. 30 Dec 2021 Read more


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