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Prof. AB Ngowi

currently has Prof. Alfred Ngowi acting in the position.


Doctor Gary W Paul

Dr Paul holds a number of qualifications, including a Higher Diploma in Education; a BA Degree; an MTech (Human Resources) (cum laude); an LLM (Labour Law); and a DTech (Human Resources).

Other achievements and special awards include the Six Sigma Black Belt, which he obtained in 2001 in Cologne, Germany; the American Council on Education Fellowship (ACE) (2009/2010). Read more...

Professor David Ngidi

Prof. David Phathabantu Ngidi joined the Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities on 1 July 2010. Before joining CUT, Professor Ngidi was working for the University of Zululand (1995-2010). Read more...

Doctor Sally Dzingwa

Dr Sally Dzingwa holds the following qualifications: a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal; a Master of Administration (Research) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal; and a Doctor of Administration (PhD) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Read more...



Madam Justice Mahube Molemela was inaugurated as Chancellor on 10 June 2016. Read more...

The University Council is the highest decision-making body at Central University of Technology, Free State and consists of twenty-five members. Sixty percent (60%) of the members are external members.

Members of Council

The Institutional Forum (IF) was established to address the challenges facing CUT in the changing Higher Education Environment. The IF must ensure that the institution succeeds in stimulating, directing and using the creative and intellectual energies of the broader CUT community. The IF integrates the institutional responsibilities of academic and executive management, which is to provide strategic analysis and appropriate institutional policy and procedural advice to the Council, the Principal/Vice-Chancellor, Senate and the Management Committee of CUT.

Members of the Institutional Forum

The Senate is the primary forum in CUT for the discussion and resolution of academic matters and for developing for transmission to Council policies and procedures on academic aspects and implications of any business coming before the Council.

Members of Senate

The Management Committee (MANCOM), comprising of top management staff members, functions in an advisory capacity to the Principal/Vice-Chancellor. The main function of the MANCOM is to advise on any matter referred to it by the Principal/Vice-Chancellor and on any matter referred to it by a member, in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, as well as the management of projects.

Members of the Management Committee

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Higher Education during the pandemic - CUT expert part of the symposium panel

Higher Education during the pandemic - CUT expert part of the symposium panel

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On 28 June 2022 a group of higher education experts participated in an online symposium discussing student...


CUT Chancellor Molemela commends the role players of the NSFAS Student Accommodation Summit

CUT Chancellor Molemela commends the role players of the NSFAS Student Accommodation Summit

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On Sunday, 26 June 2022, Premier Sisi Ntombela hosted Premier's Gala Dinner at the Central University...


NSFAS Summit at CUT unpacks Higher Education’s student housing future

NSFAS Summit at CUT unpacks Higher Education’s student housing future

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Prof. Alfred Ngowi, acting Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the Central University of Technology delivered...