SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING CELEBRATES IN STYLE

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING CELEBRATES IN STYLE

The School of Engineering hosted its annual Banquet and Awards Evening at the Durban International Convention Centre celebrating with its various stakeholders the achievements of the past year.

Giving the keynote address, Dean and Head of the School of Engineering, Professor Cristina Trois, spoke of the pride she had in the School, her colleagues and students. She was confident the School would only grow stronger in the future.

Awards were presented in various categories to the best students, lecturers and researchers who had made significant breakthroughs as well as to industry partners for their sponsorship and contribution to the School and its operations. 

Special awards were presented to two groups from Mechanical Engineering - the Baja Bug team which finished second overall in the SASOL BAJA SAE Competition and the Apalis Solar Car Team which completed the greatest distance out of the South African teams in the SASOL Solar Challenge.

The Banquet and Awards Evening also provided the platform for the launch of the School of Engineering's Capital Campaign which aims to raise funds for the development of Engineering at UKZN.


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