Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Engineering students set boats to sail

SAIL: Students showed-off their skills in a boat building project.

Elastic bands and a two-liter plastic drink bottle are not the traditional materials used for boat building.

DREAM TEAM: Third year Graphic Design students had the honour of seeing a TV advert they filmed for the Heart and Stroke Foundation actually being used.

“Why hire the professionals” was the high praise four CPUT Graphic Design students got for a unique anti-smoking advertising campaign they developed.


RECOGNITION: Operations at the Agrifood Technology Station were recently lauded at the prestigious Productivity Awards.

Operations at the Agrifood Technology Station received a stamp of approval from industry’s watchdogs. Recently the station clinched the runner-up spot in the public sector category of the prestigious Productivity Awards. 

TERP-10 TRAINING: The first batch of students attends a class in the second week of the ten-day Enterprise Resource Planning training at the CPUT Cape Town campus.

The first participants of a world renowned new basic business course will be completing their ten day training today.

Thursday, 08 December 2011

CPUT adds another patent to its list

CPUT has added another patent to its growing list thanks to innovative researchers from the Engineering Faculty.

INVENTOR: Dr Johan Wlikund explains to members of industry how the new system operates.

In November, the Tourism and Events Management department hosted an annual general meeting of the national Tourism Educators South Africa (TESA) at the Cape Town Hotel School, Granger Bay.

The TESA meeting delegates photographed at the annual general meeting hosted recently at the Cape Town Hotel School, Granger Bay.

The past year has proved to be an exciting year for CPUT researchers. From publishing research papers to registering patents and even launching companies, CPUT researchers were doing it all in 2011.

RESEARCH OUTPUT: CPUT’s latest journal research units prove that research is thriving at the university.