Mission and Vision

Our Vision

A people’s university that makes knowledge work

At TUT, we embrace engaged scholarship whereby learning, teaching, research and engagement is integrated with our everyday realities.

Our University is committed towards breaking down the ivory towers of academia by finding authentic and enduring solutions to our communities’ most pressing problems.

We empower our graduates by future-proofing them to successfully negotiate the rapidly changing world of work and make a tangible movement towards civic renewal.

Our Mission

We advance social and economic transformation through relevant curricula, impactful  research  and  engagement,  quality  learning  experiences, dedicated staff and an enabling environment

Our mission directs us towards solving pressing societal problems and ensuring that our graduates are productive and active citizens.

Our suite of programmes and qualifications, research and innovation, as well as engagement with stakeholders are aimed at making a positive impact on our communities.

We  are  a  committed  staff  who  works  tirelessly  towards  providing  a  quality  service  and  conducive  teaching, learning and living spaces.

Our Values

We will always act honestly, ethically and professionally 

We will treat everyone with dignity and respect and green our environment

Diversity, Inclusion and Equity:
We will embrace diversity, foster inclusivity and promote equity 

We will constantly innovate, solve problems and aim to improve ourselves and others 

We are answerable to each other and will act in the best interest of the university at all times

​T​he University's new Institutional Strategic Plan (2020 - 2025) has been approved.

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