Mangosuthu University VC Visits TU-K

Mangosuthu University of Technology, South Africa, has rolled out a mission to learn the best practices from other African universities as it embarks on a restructuring exercise. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mashupye Ratale Kgaphola, accompanied by his deputy (Academic), Prof Marcus Ramogale and Executive Director, Mrs Vuyo Mthethwa, on Monday April 27, 2015 visited TU-K for a fact-finding mission.

The South African delegation was hosted by the TU-K , Vice-Chancellor Prof Francis Aduol. The two VCs shared their universities’ experiences in regard to technical training.
Prof Aduol informed the visitors that TU-K was a trail-blazing technical training in this part of Africa adding that the experience gained over the many years of experience is being relied on to improve even further.  He assured the visitors that TU-K is ready and willing to benchmark with their institution to improve the quality of technical training in Africa.

Mangosuthu University VC Visits TU-K
Mangosuthu University VC Visits TU-K
Prof Mashupye Kgaphola TU-K hands over Mangosuthu University of Technology newsletter and a gift
The visitors and their TU-K hosts pose for a group photo after the meeting


Prof Kgaphola promised to send to TU-K several student leaders to stay for a few days to learn from their counterparts on the best leadership practices.
He said a few years ago, his university was literally a battle-ground but now things have changed for the better in terms of student discipline.

Present were DVCs Prof Paul Shiundu and Prof Suki Mwendwa. Others were Executive Deans and several Directors.