Tshwane University Of Technology Wiki, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is a higher education institution in South Africa that came into being through a merger of three technikons — Technikon Northern Gauteng, Technikon North-West and Technikon Pretoria.
As the number of students registering annually grows rapidly, records show that Tshwane University of Technology caters for approximately 60,000 students and it has become the largest residential higher education institution in South Africa.
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It comprises up to six satellite campuses. These campuses include Pretoria, Soshanguve, Ga-Rankuwa, Witbank (eMalahleni), Mbombelaand Polokwane campuses. Two faculties, namely the Faculties of Science and The Arts, have dedicated campuses in the Pretoria city centre.
There were 48,078 students enrolled for the year 2012 at the Tshwane University of Technology. It was estimated, for the year 2014, that the number of first year student applications the university received were around 80,000.
In 2010 Webometrics ranked the university the 15th best in South Africa and 5662th in the world.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ranks the university’s Department of Journalism as one of twelve Potential Centres of Excellence in Journalism Training in Africa.
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- http://www.sarua.org/?q=uni_Tshwane%20University%20of%20Technology Tshwane University of Technology Retrieved 31 December 2011
- “Top Africa”. Ranking Web of World Universities. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009. Retrieved 26 February 2010.
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