Central University of Technology

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Central University of Technology, Free State
Logo of the Central University of Technology
Motto Thinking Beyond
Established 1981
Type Public University of Technology
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Thandwa Mthembu
Admin. staff 800
Students 12,500
Location Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Website www.cut.ac.za

Central University of Technology, Free State or Central University of Technology is a University of Technology in Bloemfontein in the Free State province of South Africa. It was established in 1981 as "Technikon Free State". As part of the South African government's restructuring of tertiary education for the new millennium it was promoted to university of technology status.


Campus

The main campus is situated in Bloemfontein, capital city of Free State province in the centre of South Africa. Other campuses have been established at Welkom in the heart of the Free State goldfields, and at Kimberley in facilities managed by the Northern Cape Higher Education Institute.1

Academics

The Central University of Technology employs over 800 academic and research staff spread across four faculties.2

Faculties

  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Management Sciences34

Student enrollment

The Central University of Technology offers contact and distance learning. In 2007, it had 10,278 contact students and 200 distance students. There were 8,474 full-time and 2,004 part-time students. Of the student body, 9,902 were South African citizens, while 532 were from other SADC countries and 44 were international students from countries other than the SADC.5

Ranking

References

  1. ^ http://www.sarua.org/?q=uni_Central%20University%20of%20Technology Central University of Technology Retrieved 31 December 2011
  2. ^ http://www.sarua.org/?q=uni_Central%20University%20of%20Technology Central University of Technology Retrieved 31 December 2011
  3. ^ http://www.sarua.org/?q=uni_Central%20University%20of%20Technology Central University of Technology Retrieved 31 December 2011
  4. ^ http://www.cut.ac.za/web/academics/cutfacs 16 June 2012
  5. ^ http://www.sarua.org/?q=uni_Central%20University%20of%20Technology Central University of Technology Retrieved 31 December 2011

Coordinates: 29°07′17″S 26°12′49″E / 29.12139°S 26.21361°E / -29.12139; 26.21361









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