The New Engineering Qualifications: Industry Implications 27 June, 2014, at UJ

Announcing a one-day industry workshop on the revised suite of engineering qualifications in South Africa. ECSA and the HEQC have approved comprehensive changes to the structure of engineering diplomas, and introduced an entirely new three-year Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree. These changes will directly affect engineering industries, particularly in terms of post-qualification training and implications…

I’m a believer

Being an engineer is like being South African – we don’t stop being South African if the crime rate is high or if our rugby team loses. Likewise, by virtue of being engineers, we should not stop innovating because of being paid less. In fact, if you are not innovating, you shouldn’t be calling yourself…

Spreading the ‘Engineering Gospel’ at UKZN

The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN), Howard College Campus, recently hosted the SAICE Presidential delegation led by President Stanford Mkhacane and CEO Manglin Pillay.  The visit provided a much needed platform for UKZN Head of Departments and staff to address some of the challenges and issues facing the civil engineering faculty. President Mkhacane and Mr…