Who are the Alumni?

Alumni are all holders of the Central University of Technology, Free State certificate, diploma or degree.  Alumni is a generic name for past students of the CUT.  It also includes all past students of the Vista University Campus in Welkom, which was incorporated to the former Technikon Free State on 1 January 2004 to form the new institution.

CUT Alumni News

 11th edition.pdf  28 March 2024

Tenth Edition (PDF) | 08 December 2023

Ninth Edition (PDF) | 28 August 2023

Autumn Graduation Special Edition (PDF) | 30 June 2023

Eighth Edition (PDF) | 03 April 2023

Seventh Edition (PDF) | 08 December 2022

Sixth Edition (PDF) | 11 November 2022

Fifth Edition (PDF) | 30 September 2022

Fourth Edition (PDF) | 08 August 2022

Third Edition (PDF) | 09 December 2021

Second Edition (PDF) | 29 October 2021

First Edition (PDF)| 28 June 2021

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Chapter Launches

Moqhaka Alumni Chapter launch, 20 November 2021

Seated front row from left is: Ms Natasha Lethola, Thulani Klaas (elected coordinator), Lebogang Khutlang (Alumni Deputy President), Vusumuzi Lwane (Convener) and Lehlohonolo Mosebi.

Back row from left is: Thulane Mashiya, Keneiloe Mogorosi, Mpho Mokhathi, Itumeleng Raleie, Mojebeng Khukutli (Treasurer), Puleng Khoarai, Marema Motloung, Matshediso Shuping, Tshidiso Sebogodi, Itumeleng Matete and Lekhooa Seleke.

Contact Chapters

Chapter Coordinator


Mr Mpho Rasenyalo

Mangaung Chapter Coordinator

Mr Thabo Ramabina

Frances Baard Chapter Coordinator (Kimberley) NC

Mr Solomon Khiba

Dr Ruth Mompati Chapter Coordinator (Vryburg) NW

Mr Thabang Namusi

Tswelopele Chapter Coordinator

Mr Mothobi Tshabalala

Matjhabeng Chapter Coordinator

Mr Thabang Koloi

Gauteng Chapter Coordinator (Interim Committee)

Mr Mopeli Nthejane

Maseru Chapter Coordinator (Lesotho)

Mr Thulani Klaas

Moqhaka Chapter Coordinator

Contact e-mail: alumni@cut.ac.za and indicate which chapter you would like to contact.

2021 Doctoral Graduation Ceremony

CUT's Department of Information Technology newly capped doctorates. From left, Dr Mkhonto Mkhonto, Prof. Muthoni Masinde, Head of the Department, and Dr Sheethal Liz Tom.

Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration, Prof. Itumeleng Mosala shares a cheerful moment with Ms Jacqui Pietersen, Deputy Director: Alumni Affairs, as they film a segment for the graduation ceremonies.

CUT Alumni Bursary Fund

The Dr Ruth Mompati Alumni Chapter in Vryburg, North West Province pioneered crowdfunding for the CUT Alumni Bursary Fund. Your generous gesture is indicative of your commitment to make a difference in the lives of your fellow alumni and CUT community. Read the news story in the archive, CUT launches Dr Ruth Mompati Alumni Chapter in Vryburg

Your alma mater is proud of you!

Alumni and Friends who would like to pay it forward, can pledge support via the online payment option.

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Join our online CUT Alumni communities

Visit the Central University of Technology, Free State LinkedIn page and join the conversation.

Join us on the CUT Alumni Facebook page.

  • Volunteering to serve on the chapter committees of CUT Alumni in your different regions.
  • Tracing your fellow alumni and help us organize special events around the country.
  • Being an active member of a worldwide network of CUT professionals.
  • Being informed of developments at your university through the alumni newsletter and other CUT publications.
  • Sharing your achievements with your fellow alumni through sending news and features for inclusion in our CUT alumni newsletter via the Alumni Relations Office.
  • Participating in student recruitment.
  • Using certain CUT facilities at greatly discounted rates for you as an Alumnus.

What is a Chapter?

A CUT Alumni Chapter is a branch in an area where there is a concentration of former students of the institution.  It executes programmes which supports the Central University of Technology, Free State’s mission and vision. CUT Alumni Chapters participants provide valuable feedback to the university on how to serve alumni, what type of information alumni wish to receive, what connections they wish to make and how they wish to participate in the university’s life.

Terms of Reference for AGM

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Communiqués and Publications

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Deputy Director: Alumni Affairs
  • Pietersen Jacqueline
  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3400
  • jhpietersen@cut.ac.za
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Alumni Officer
  • Thabo Mzamani
  • Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3791
  • mzamanit@cut.ac.za
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