We invite you to make use of the numerous well-equipped sport facilities that are available.

VUT Sport

Where champions meet

Welcome. The Sport and Recreation Department (VUT Sport) would like to extend a warm welcome to you as a new student on campus. We invite you to make use of the numerous well equipped sport facilities that are available. We have top quality coaches and Sport Officers who are willing to help you with your needs. Through sport we build the image of VUT. We wish you a happy and successful sporting experience.

Admission Requirements

Registration at any one of the sport clubs is open to all full time, part time, as well as non-students at the Vaal University of Technology. Acceptance to clubs depend on that club’s constitution. There is no discrimination with regard to gender, color or creed at the Sport Academy and its associated divisions and clubs. This is also the policy at the Vaal University of Technology. Kindly note that only bona fide VUT students will qualify for selection to national student teams and for representing the VUT at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) tournaments.

Sport Codes

  • Track and Field
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Dance
  • Karate
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Netball
  • Body Building
  • Aerobics
  • Chess
  • Football

Sport Merit Bursaries

Merit bursaries are available, with the minimum requirements being provincial colours. Priority is given to USSA sports. The annual closing date is 31 October.

Sport Awards

Awarded to athletes who are selected at a senior provincial level or higher and to those who are selected to represent the different USSA teams.


Awarded to athletes who are selected for provincial junior teams.

General Information

The VUT Sport works in conjunction with the Academic Faculties and the Sport Management Department as well as With South African Sport Federations such as Athletics South Africa, Basketball South Africa, Gauteng Cricket Board, Falcons Rugby etc.


Sport and Recreation Department

Mr. Tladi Mabulelong

Head of Department

016 950 9481

Office: TT6/3

Mrs. Sipiwa Molatela


016 950 9282

Office: TT6/2

Ms. Moipone Ntai

Finance Administrator

016 950 9431

Office: TT6/5-2

Mr. Hannes Hattingh

Stadium Manager

016 981 6403

Office: VUT Isak Steyl Stadium – Cricket Clubhouse


Sport Officers:

Mr. Phokoane Mapheto

Sport codes: Aerobics-Athletics-Dance sport-Softball-Volleyball

016 950 7645

Office: TT6/8

Mr. Stanley Shabalala

Sport codes: Chess-Cricket-Hockey-Karate-Rugby

016 950 9307

Office: TT6/6

Mr. Eric Mofokeng (Senior Sport officer)

Sport Codes: Basketball-Body Building-Football-Netball-Tennis-Table tennis

016 950 7541

Office: TT6/4

Mr. Vusi Zwane (Marketing Sport Officer)

016 950 9962

Office: TT6/7