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HIT Enters into MoU with Tshwane University of Technology

The Harare Institute of Technology has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Tshwane University of Technology of Pretoria in South Africa, effective 6 September 2018.

Tshwane University of TechnologyThe MoU will run for five years.

The international agreement is to promote academic exchange and cooperation focusing on furthering collaboration in both education and academic research; affirming the two institutions intent to promote academic exchange which include development of mutually beneficial academic and training programmes, exchange of faculty and staff for the purpose of teaching, research and extension, reciprocal assistance for visiting academic faculty, staff and students. The two institutions also endeavour to coordinate activities such as joint research and transfer of technology, exchange of documentation and research materials of mutual interests.

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)  was established through a merger of three technikons — Technikon Northern Gauteng, Technikon North-West and Technikon Pretoria.

The University caters for approximately 60,000 students and is the largest residential higher education institution in South Africa, comprising six satellite campuses in Pretoria, Soshanguve, Ga-Rankuwa, Witbank (eMalahleni), Nelspruit and Polokwane.

Over the past years, the Harare Institute of Technology has entered into various memoranda of understanding with institutions of great repute from India, Iran, Turkey, the United States, Romania, China and South Korea among others. These agreements seek to further strengthen the HIT brand and consolidate the institutions' international standing and reputation within the global community of universities.