Mission And Vision Of DUT

Mission And Vision Of DUT, With the heralding of its centenary year in 2007 the Durban University of Technology (DUT) takes its place among the distinguished seats of learning in our country and on the African continent. Spanning a century, the institution’s graduates have left an indelible mark on the history of this country.


A preferred university for developing leadership in technology and productive citizenship.


Our mission is to excel through:

  • A teaching and learning environment that values and supports the university community.
  • Promoting excellence in learning and teaching, technology transfer and applied research.
  • External engagement that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship through collaboration and partnership.


  • Respect, Recognition, Opportunity and Access
  • Loyalty, Dignity and Trust
  • Transparency, Openness, Honesty and Shared Governance
  • Responsibility, Accountability, Collegiality and Professionalism