About VUT

About VUT


to be An African University that leads in quality teaching and learning, informed by research and driven by innovation and technology.



To produce employable and entrepreneurial graduates who make an impact in society.

The Vaal University of Technology was established in 1966. It has grown in stature and size as a Higher Education Institution, drawing students from all over the country and the continent. It is one of the largest residential Universities of Technology (UoTs) situated in southern Gauteng with approximately 20 000 students.

The rich heritage of the region and the presence of metal, steel, engineering and telecommunication companies provide support for the University to achieve its vision and mission and for VUT graduates to become fully-rounded global citizens. This position enables VUT to make substantial contributions to the development of human capital in the region, the country and the continent.

The Vaal University of Technology operates from its main campus in Vanderbijlpark. The University has repositioned itself to support government initiatives within the southern Gauteng region through the establishment of the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park, based in Sebokeng.

The institution offers apposite academic programmes through its four faculties, namely: Engineering and Technology, Applied and Computer Sciences, Human Sciences and Management Sciences.