Central University of Technology, Free State

Organisation: Central University of Technology, Free State

Name of Exhibition: The Central University of Technology, Free State

Exhibition Summary: “Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) is the foremost higher education institution in the heartland of South Africa, dedicated to quality education and training in science, engineering and technology. CUT has developed into a leading institution able to take its place on the national, as well as international, higher education landscape.

CUT is a leader in many technology and innovation fields ranging from learning programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) a broad field in which CUT has approximately 48% of enrolments, much higher than South African universities, especially the universities of technology (UoTs).

CUT is a small and dynamic university where students get all the personal attention that they need.

CUT’s tuition fees are comparatively affordable compared to other universities’ tuition fees.

CUT is leading innovation and entrepreneurship education agenda for universities of technology.

CUT has newly revamped and demand-driven learning programmes which are unique in South Africa.

CUT boasts pockets of excellence, including a premier hotel school and leading research and innovation platforms; i.e. world-class 3D printing technology through medical product development.

CUT has the highest percentage of staff with doctorates in the University of Technology sector.
The university has a favourable pass rate.

There is a unique emphasis and focus on Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in all of CUT’s diploma programmes, which enable students to graduate with much-needed experience in their chosen fields.

CUT offers a wide range of qualifications in its four faculties, namely Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Management Sciences, and Faculty of Humanities. CUT also commands respect with its relevant research.

CUT, Thinking Beyond


Ikageng Hoko
Tel/Mobile: 051-507 4307 / 073-929 5115
Email: lhoko@cut.ac.za