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This is a guide to assist the CUT community, partners, business, industry, and affiliates with the correct use of commonly referred to phrases at CUT.

How to write and use the University name

The officially registered name of CUT is The Central University of Technology, Free State.

Upon first use in a text, the full name should be stated as above. 

The abbreviation CUT should be added to the text as follow:

Upon first use of full name: Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) or second Central University of Technology (CUT).

Thereafter, the following are in order:

  1. Central University of Technology
  2. CUT

List of useful phrases

The following lists have been compiled as guides for the phrases and names of buildings, titles and designations, support services, unit, centres and groups, faculties and departments, academic support and qualifications.

Bloemfontein Campus

 

Welkom Campus

Advancement and Marketing Building


Alwyn Louw Auditorium

Amoenitas


Clement Tsehloane Keto Library and Information Services

Artec Hall


Hugh Africa Building

Artis


Lemmy Mule Building

Bethuel Setai Library and Information Services


Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe Building

BHP Billiton Building


Thutong Building

Boet Troskie Hall


Residences and buildings

Dirk Coetzee Building


Ikhaya Lethu House

Ellen Khuzwayo Building


Maipato Mokatsane House

Genmin Building


Maya Angelou House

Gymnasium (i-Gym)


Protea East House

Hotel School Atrium


Protea West House

Hotel School Building


Unity House

Humanitas Building



Japie van Lill Auditorium



Kopanong Building



Lapeng Student Centre



Orion Building



Petrus Molemela Building



Prosperitas Auditorium



Sanlam Auditorium



Student Academic Development Support Building



Tataisong Building



Ya Rona Building



ZR Mahabane Building



Residences and buildings



Eendrag



Graduandi House



Gymnos



Huis Technikon



Loggies



Mannheim Ladies



Mannheim Men



Welgemoed



Sport Fields



Cricket field



CUT Rugby Stadium



Hockey field



Soccer field



Name

Abbreviation


If no abbreviation is indicated in this column yet there is a version being used by CUT. The abbreviation is for internal use only.
Chancellor
Chairperson of Council
Vice-Chancellor and Principal VC
Deputy Vice-ChancellorDVC
Registrar
Assistant Registrar
Deputy Registrar
Senior Director
Director
Deputy Director
Senior Manager
Manager
Supervisor
Senior Administrative AssistantSAA
Departmental Administrator
Administrator
Senior Officer
Admin Officer
Officer
Dean
Assistant Dean
ProfessorProf.
Associate ProfessorProf.
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer
nGAP Lecturer
Junior Lecturer

Name

Abbreviation


If no abbreviation is indicated in this column yet there is a version being used by CUT. The abbreviation is for internal use only.
Academic Structure and Student Enrolment Service
Assessment and Graduation
Communications and Marketing
Committee Services
Community Engagement
CUT Innovation ServicesCUTIS
Estates and Infrastructure
Finance
Governance and Student Life
Human ResourcesHR
ICT and Computer Services
Institutional Planning and Quality EnhancementIPQE
International Office
Language Services
Operational Sport
Registrar's Division
Research and Innovation
Research, Innovation and Engagement
Residences
Resources and Operations
Risk Management and Strategic Projects
Student Services
Student Services
Teaching and Learning
Technology and Innovation
Wellness Centre

Name

Abbreviation


If no abbreviation is indicated in this column yet there is a version being used by CUT. The abbreviation is for internal use only.
Centre for Applied Food Safety and –BiotechnologyCAFSaB
Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing CRPM
Centre for Sustainable Smart Cities 4.0
Group for Sustainable Urban, Roads and TransportSURT
Group of Soil Mechanics
Idea Generatori-Gym
Product Development and Technology StationPDTS
Research Group in Engineering EducationAGREE
Research Unit for Evolvable and Manumation SystemsRGEMS
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics AcademySTEM Academy
Seda Agricultural Mining and Tooling IncubatorSAMTI
Unit for Drug and Discovery Research
Unit for Enterprise Studies
Unit for Foundations of Education
Unit for Lean Construction and SustainabilityULCS
Unit for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Research 
Unit for Public Management and Administration
Unit for Research in Scholarship of Teaching and LearningSoTL
Unit for Research on Informatics for Droughts in AfricaURIDA
Unit for Scholarship in Research Education
Unit for Sustainable Water and EnvironmentUSWE
Unit for Tourism Destination and Management

Name

Abbreviation


If no abbreviation is indicated in this column yet there is a version being used by CUT. The abbreviation is for internal use only.
Faculty of Humanities 
Department of Communication Sciences
Department of Design and Studio Art
Department of Language and Social Sciences Education
Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
Department of Post Graduate Studies in Education
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences 
Department of Agriculture
Department of Clinical Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
Department of Life Sciences
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology 
Department of Built Environment
Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Department of Information Technology
Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Faculty of Management Sciences 
Department of Business Management
Department of Business Support Studies
Department of Accounting and Auditing
Department of Government Management
Department of Hospitality Management
Department of Tourism and Event Management

Name

Abbreviation


If no abbreviation is indicated in this column yet there is a version being used by CUT. The abbreviation is for internal use only.
Centre for Innovation in Learning and TeachingCILT
Curriculum and Academic Staff DevelopmentCASD
e-Learning and Educational Technology eLET
Idea Generatori-Gym
Scholarship of Teaching and LearningSoTL
Student Academic Development and SupportSADS
Teaching Development and Special Projects
Work Integrated Learning and Skills DevelopmentWIL
Writing Centre

Name

Abbreviation

If no abbreviation is indicated in this column yet there is a version being used by CUT. The abbreviation is for internal use only.
Advanced DiplomaAdvDip
Baccalaureus TechnologiaeBTech
Bachelor of EngineeringBEng
Bachelor of Health SciencesBHSc
Bachelor of Management SciencesBManSci
Bachelor of RadiographyBRad
DiplomaDip
Higher CertificateHCert
National Diploma (phasing out)NDip
Postgraduate DiplomaPGDip
Postgraduate CertificatePGCE
Bachelor of ScienceBSc
Bachelor of EducationBEd
Bachelor of Engineering TechnologyBEngTech
Bachelor of ConstructionBCon
Master of CommunicationMcomm
Master of EducationMEd
Master of Management SciencesMManSc
Master of PhilosophyMPhil
Master of EngineeringMEng
Master of Health SciencesMHSc
Doctor of EducationDEd
Doctor of Management SciencesDManSc
Doctor of EngineeringDEng
Doctor of PhilosophyPhD
Doctor of Health SciencesDHealthSc



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