MUT landscape set to change as massive projects move towards 50% completion

Professor Ramogale, third from left, with EMC members, staff, and the construction team

On 9 June 2021, the Acting Vice-Chancellor & Principal of MUT, Professor Marcus Ramogale and members of the Executive Management Committee went to inspect the construction projects currently underway at the MUT Main Campus. These projects are the Engineering Building, and a Student Centre. The Engineering Building is 40% complete. Malindi Xala, Director: Infrastructure, said the project was expected to be finished in February 2021.

The new building will house the following facilities: electrical and mechanical plant and main entrance foyer on Level 2; laboratory facilities and support offices, incorporated within the main laboratories, are on Levels -1, 0, and 1. Level 2 will house academic offices, boardroom facilities, storerooms, and kitchenettes,

According to Xala, the Student Centre is 35% complete. It is expected to be finished at the end of December 2021. The Centre will house the following: SRC Offices, Financial Aid Offices, Food and retail outlets, banking facilities, administration offices, the Finance Department, MUT Radio , coffee & book shops, gym, and undercover parking.