EDUCATION: Durban University Of Technology Sign Training Agreement
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At a ceremony held at the Elangeni Hotel today, ZTE SA, a subsidiary of ZTE (H.K.) and ZTE Corporation, and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) signed a Memorandum of Action to cement a long-planned cooperation as strategic education and training partners for a period of five years. The event was attended by the Chief of the South African Navy, Admiral Johannes R. Mudimu, who was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Technology in Maritime Studies by DUT at a graduation ceremony held earlier today.
The agreement is centred on promoting cooperation between the two institutions and includes the joint training of students, exchange of information and expertise in the fields of education, training, research and development, engineering and science, commerce and humanities as well as management and leadership disciplines.
ZTE and DUT Promote Long Term Joint Training
“We are very excited about this partnership, and we look forward to a long-term and extensive relationship with DUT. Since the establishment of the ZTE training centre in 1993, which was consolidated into the ZTE University in 2003, ZTE Corporation has a proven record of providing training, documentation and consulting services to students around the globe. To date, ZTE University has provided a range of academic services to over 200 000 people in nearly 100 countries around the world,” says Cris Fuentes, ZTE SA ceo.
Fuentes adds that as part of ZTE SA’s commitment to improving localised knowledge and training, ZTE University donated the first batch of product training documents to the government of Angola in 2011. “We are humbled and proud to continue this commitment in South Africa and extend our network to include DUT.”
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