A call for DUT Solidarity Fund Applications
The Durban University of Technology requires its individuals influenced by the pandemic to apply for the institution’s Covid-19 Solidarity Fund.
According to the statement released by the university, the DUT Covid-19 Solidarity Fund was established in April 2020 with an objective of providing care and support to DUT community affected by the pandemic.
The Fund will support individuals, initiatives and projects that relate in assisting with medical costs pertaining the treatment of Covid 19. Students whose medical aid may not fully cover the costs will be supported by the Fund.
“Devices and data to access online learning for first year students particularly will be offered since they did not have the adequate chance to acclimate themselves with the DUT LMS,” the statement said. Non-NSFAS students form part of the students to be prioritized by the DUT Fund.
As indicated by the most recent statement delivered by the institution. DUT has an absolute number of 74 positive cases, 13 recoveries and a generally of one death. The University consistently encourages the DUT community to proceed and follow the distributed precautioning rules as there are worries of the quick increment of infections in KwaZulu-Natal which have reached a 100 000 mark.
The DUT Fund also targets those who require provisions for meals due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. A DUT staff member or student that has incurred a medical expense and cannot be covered by the medical aid or external source.
Candidates who meet the standards are to fill the application structure utilizing the connection shared by university