News – MUT Alumni
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A CEO that remembers her roots

Dr Thandeka Ellenson is young, kind, respectful and brilliant. Her character has not been changed by the accolades she has gained over the last two decades. This year she graduated from Columbia Southern University (USA) with a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and just last year, she was confirmed as CEO of the Moses Kotane […]

The man who brought entertainment to ordinary South Africans

Maxwell Noge believes that everyone deserves a break, regardless of their economic status. He is the man who made it possible for ordinary families to be entertained by accessing the world of digital satellite television. It was in 2016, while he was working as a Chief Digital Officer, when Maxwell first pitched the idea of […]

She is leader of the pack and a legend in her field

It was a watershed moment when the CEO of FNB announced that our very own Thobeka Thala was leader of the pack among all the FNB branches in the KwaZulu-Natal province. This accolade, better known as the POP Legend award, is one of the bank’s ways of recognising outstanding performance by team leaders across South […]

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Bright is talking the talk and walking the walk

Bright Hlongwane was never an ordinary student. Right from his early days at MUT,  he never underestimated the power within himself. Always out and about advocating for the wellness of his fellow students, Bright would knock on any door, regardless of hierarchy, if it was to benefit his peers. Bright is a selfless advocate for […]

Lady Surveyor-General breaks gender stereotypes

With women still dramatically underrepresented in the senior ranks of most companies, MUT alumna Rosalind Mdubeki has beaten the odds.  “I felt a heavy burden to represent our gender in a manner that puts us on par with our male counterparts without losing my femininity,” she says of her appointment to her current position as […]

Students receive their Work Readiness Programme certificates
Senior students receive their Work Readiness Programme certificates

A lack of skills in today’s graduates puts students at a disadvantage job-wise and also costs South African organisations greatly. To address this, MUT’s Alumni Relations Office partnered with Young Leaders Academy, an organisation that provides leadership development programmes and workshops for diverse teams, and embarked on a journey to provide an environment where these […]

Khumbu Shelembe
MUT alumnus at the coalface of transformation

One of the areas of transformation where MUT can play a broader role is in developing civic-minded graduates who leave the University to become agents of positive social change. More specifically, MUT aims to develop graduates who are critical, capable and pursue excellence in everything they do; graduates who are aware of their social responsibilities. […]

Sandile Dlamini is the new President of the MUT Convocation

07 December 2019 Sandile Dlamini is the new President of the MUT Convocation MUT’s Acting Registrar, Mr Phumzile Masala has announced the results of the MUT Convocation. The former MUT President 2017/2018, Mr Sandile Dlamini, known as MaViews has been elected as President for the MUT Convocation and the Vice-President is Thokozani Hadebe. Hadebe was […]