MUT registers over 10,500 as classes are set to resume next week  

Some of the students registering for the 2022 academic year

This week, Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) moved even closer to its registration target of 13 526. Over 10,500 students have been registered to study at MUT in the 2022 academic year. Returning students account for over 8,000 of these students.

Commenting on the latest figures, Deputy Registrar: Academic Administration, Zolisa Gqamane, said they were confident that all the students would have registered when lectures start on 10 March 2022. Students have been given until the 11 March 2022 to register.

Gqamane explained: “We are happy to report that our registration has not encountered any glitches. We have been able to respond to challenges speedily. The daily Students Onboarding and Registration Task Team meetings have been instrumental in identifying and solving problems before they affect our registration process. We are grateful for the contribution by the Student Representative Council (SRC) to the process and we also appreciate the partnership we have established with them.”

A breakdown of the statistics reveals that the Faculty of Engineering is sitting at 3,793 (64.1% of the target), Faculty of Management Sciences 5,076 (91.9% of the target) and the Faculty of Natural Sciences 1,648 (79.0% of the target).

Meanwhile, MUT has committed to pay the allowances for returning students on Wednesday, 9 March 2022, and those for First Time Entering Students (FTENs) the following week on Wednesday,16 March 2022. Contact teaching and learning will take place to the maximum of 50% capacity of scheduled lectures, but exemptions will be possible for small classes.