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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Where do you call home?

Home to more than 30 000 students, CPUT is the largest university of technology in the region and has several campuses and satellite sites, stretching from the Cape Town city centre to as far as George in the Southern Cape.

Each campus boasts unique characteristics and functions.

Bellville Campus

This campus is the administrative hub of the institution and is home to the following:

  • The world renowned French South African Institute of Technology, which produced and launched Africa’s first nanosatellite.
  • The Electrical Engineering Building, which is CPUT’s largest teaching and research facility.

Cape Town Campus

The city’s most popular landmark, Table Mountain, is a backdrop to this campus. It accommodates the following:

  • The university’s largest faculty, the Faculty of Business and Management Sciences.
  • The Faculty of Informatics and Design.
  • A select number of courses offered by the Faculties of Applied Sciences and Health and Wellness Sciences are offered on the campus.

Wellington Campus

This campus is situated in the centre of the Boland town and has become known for:

  • Producing teachers trained in the Afrikaans medium.
  • Training the next generation of leaders in the agriculture sector.

Mowbray Campus

The Faculty of Education recently expanded is facilities with building work completed last year. This campus is renowned for:

  • Annually producing the largest number of teaching graduates in the Western Cape.
  • The state-of-the-art Human Performance Laboratory and the Centre for International Teacher Education.

Athlone Campus, Worcester and George satellite campuses

  • These three campuses produce nursing staff for the country’s health sector.

Granger Bay Campus

The stylish Hotel School Restaurant is the main attraction of this campus, which overlooks Robben Island. It also houses the following:

Groote Schuur and Tygerberg Hospital

  • The Department of Medical Imaging and Therapeutic Sciences is located on the premises of Groote Schuur Hospital in Observatory.
  • The Dental Sciences Department is based at the Tygerberg Hospital and gives students the opportunity to work directly with patients and medical staff.

Roeland Street Building

  • Students and staff from Journalism, Photography, Public Relations and Multimedia call this campus home.

Media City

  • Media City is based on the Foreshore and accommodates students and staff of the Architecture, Town and Regional Planning, and Interior Design schools.

For campus contact details see: http://www.cput.ac.za/about/contact

Written by Ilse Fredericks

Email: Frederickskennediji@cput.ac.za