DUT BRINGS INDUSTRY TO STUDENTS
By Winston Sibanda
This year’s Durban University of Tchnology world of work fair attracted more companies than the institution has hosted before.
The two day fair which started on the 7th of August was organised by the institution’s Cooperative education department.
Their aim was to promote awareness about diffrent career opportunities the industry has to offer.
Many exhibitors applauded DUT for the world of work initiative. They said it paved a plartform for students to get first hand information on diffrent career paths.
Ayanda Zondi from the Foreinsic science laboratory acknowledged the institution for its hospitality.
He said, “I would like to commend DUT staff for their warm welcome, even the students are interactive and this mood has made the exhibition worth happening.”
One of the organisers, Percy Hadebe said the WOW fair has grown over the years. This year two venues were used for the fair. He said they looked forward to engaging more companies in the future so that students may be exposed to prominent employers.
Video:Highlights of the World of Work fair