||Scientia et Arte / Science and Arts
||Prof Gordon Ndodomzi Zide
|Year of establishment
||Andries Potgieter Blvd, Vanderbijlpark, 1900, South Africa
||+27 16 950 9500
Vaal University of Technology
Vaal University of Technology is a tertiary institution in South Africa. It attracts students from all over the country. It is one of the largest residential Universities of Technology, with about 25,000 students, 300 programs, all primarily taught in English. The campus and facilities are conducive to learning, research, recreation and sport, art and culture, and community service. The campuses have lecture halls, laboratories, a number of auditoriums and office space situated on 46 000 square metres. Four Satellite campuses extend the services of the University, at Secunda, Kempton Park, Klerksdorp and Upington. Besides the four faculties, various departments serve its students, catering for their needs.
An African University that leads in quality teaching and learning, informed by research and driven by innovation and technology.
To produce employable and entrepreneurial graduates who can make an impact in society.
The University has identified the following drivers for the achievement of the vision and the mission:
- adopting cutting-edge technology and teaching methods;
- creating a scholarly environment conducive for knowledge creation, learning and innovation through basic and applied research that improves teaching and learning, where appropriate, leads to technology transfer; and
- developing a Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) that meets the needs of South Africa, the African continent and beyond.
The Vaal University of Technology is a Public university located in Vanderbijlpark.
The Vaal University of Technology was founded in 1966.
The current president of Vaal University of Technology is Prof Gordon Ndodomzi Zide.