CUT recognizes the need for an integrated approach to advancing sustainable development as both an organisational and academic commitment informed by its core values of ubuntu, integrity, diversity, innovation and excellence. Our commitment therefore is to work towards achieving sustainability on our campuses in our day-to-day activities, teaching and learning, research, community engagement, operations and student life. We encourage you to learn more about CUT`s commitment to sustainability through the information presented on this page. CUT aspires to have sustainable development as a central characteristic of our university.
Units and Centres
Sustainable Projects and Activities
- Academics, farmers, and entrepreneurs unpack the challenges and importance of food safety and security on the African Continent at CUT
- CUT’s Hydrology and Water Resource Management progamme is a distinctive career option for learners
- CUT Masters student flourish as dedicated start-up entrepreneur in Hydro-IT
- CUT innovation lead the way towards a greener future - solar energy charging stations for students on campuses
- CUT Solar Project: The Sun is the Limit - solar plant
- CUT launches its 4th Industrial Revolution task force
- CUT ignites the waste management project
CUT Solar Plant
The solar panels ground-mounted on 8m high masts. The project is in partnership with Karah Assets and the research being conducted extends to temperature and irradiation monitoring. The purpose thereof is generating power but also training employees and students involved in the project.
Watch the timelapse video of the panels following the sun.
- CUT Professor develops APP that may bring a solution to drought challenges in Africa - rainfall prediction and planning
- CUT academic wins excellent oral presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Power Engineering - battery sizing for solar
- Enactus CUT continues to make an impact on the lives of local communities - food security
- CUT solar car racing team
- CUT's Enactus partner with Letsemeng Municipality to ignite Local Economic Development project - medicinal plants
- CUT students collaborate with Mangaung Metro to conduct Environmental Health survey at Joe Slovo Square township - waste management
CUT e-Waste Plant
Operational e-waste plant at the Bloemfontein Campus.