First-years welcomed to CPUT – CPUT

First-year college students are receiving a heat welcome to the CPUT household this 12 months by way of a web-based welcoming ceremony, created particularly for them.

The pre-recorded ceremony will go dwell at 8:00 on the CPUT webpage and could be considered by clicking the VC Welcoming message banner.

Amongst different issues, the ceremony introduces the brand new college students to our campuses, deans and campus life.

In his welcoming message Vice-Chancellor, Prof Chris Nhlapo, instructed the scholars that they’d chosen nicely after they accepted a spot at CPUT.

He mentioned the establishment has multi-million rand constructing works and renovations deliberate for this 12 months and had used the quieter interval to forge forward with these.

“As a lot as we’re enhancing the infrastructure, I need to ask that you simply do the identical to your personal private progress in 2022. So, as we discover ourselves totally immersed within the tide of the brand new 12 months, I encourage you to search out the time in your busy lives to do a life and profession overview and plot – the place it’s you need to be on at the present time in 2023. The establishment gives a wealth of self-improvement alternatives as a result of we profit from you reaching your full potential. Equally, although, we additionally want your help to assist us get CPUT to its full potential. I’m sure I can depend on you for that.”

Nhlapo instructed college students that whereas their tutorial improvement was why they selected CPUT, the establishment wished to see college students mature holistically throughout their time at CPUT.

“As a CPUT scholar you’re privileged to have a plethora of scholar improvement alternatives accessible to you without cost, programs in life abilities like public talking and time administration are on supply whereas our First Yr Expertise programme is specifically developed to transition you from highschool classroom to school lecture theatre. Your bodily wellbeing can also be catered for by a devoted clinic, HIV/Aids unit and Scholar Counselling unit. With these sources, that is the perfect time to be one of the best model of your self. I hope you benefit from this particular time in your life and maximise the alternatives at your disposal.”