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A chance encounter on a train has seen a Disability Unit staff member being featured in a documentary focusing on the challenges of people with Albinism.

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Know Your CPUT: Disability Unit

Students with disabilities don’t need to struggle alone.

CPUT’s progress in meeting the physical and academic needs of staff and students with disabilities was celebrated last week, as students, design gurus, disability experts and donors gathered to showcase the university’s innovations in empowering persons with disabilities.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Know your CPUT: Disability Unit

Students with disabilities are ensured top notch service thanks to the innovative Disability Unit which has a presence on all CPUT campuses.

Friday, 08 March 2013

Driving for All

INNOVATION:  CPUT unveils the first ever locally-engineered prototype car adapted for driving by people with disabilities during the Disability Drive Expo

True to its vision of being at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa, CPUT unveiled the country’s first prototype car adapted for driving by people with disabilities.

INNOVATE: A prototype car designed for individuals with disabilities will be unveiled at the CPUT Bellville Campus, during the Disability Drive Expo

CPUT will make history today with the unveiling of a prototype car that will make driving more accessible for disabled persons in South Africa.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Disability driving expo

INNOVATIVE: The CPUT project team led by Professors Mugendi M’Rithaa (Department of Design) and Oscar Philander (Adaptronics/Engineering) which is busy building a car adapted for people with disabilities.

CPUT is using innovation to accomplish disability inclusivity with its Informatics and Design as well as Engineering faculties collaborating to build a car adapted for people with disabilities.

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