Flooding Halts Production

Unprecedented flooding arising from a massive storm which lashed the KZN coast earlier today has impacted Toyota’s motor manufacturing plant in Prospecton, south of Durban. Andrew Kirby, President and CEO of Toyota South Motors, confirmed that there was significant damage to the Prospecton facility including the buildings, equipment as well as motor vehicles on the line. “Our first priority was to ensure the safety of our employees and I’m pleased to report that there were no injuries resulting from this morning’s … [Read more...]

Student rubs shoulders with Hollywood Stars

Not many students will say they have had the chance to interface and work with a Hollywood star while they are still in college. Mpho Mahlaamela had the rare opportunity and made the most of it. The CityVarsity Film and Television student started out as a photographer, but his love for film grew over the years so he decided to pursue a career in the film industry. Being a CityVarsity student has given Mpho opportunities to get practical experience and interface with names some people only dream about. “Since I enrolled with … [Read more...]

Durban conference will address SA’s potential to become international gas hub

A conference set to take place in Durban from 9-11 October is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS) (www.IGCS-SA.com) evolves from the ‘South Africa: Gas Options’ meetings held in Cape Town in 2015 & 2016. This meeting will bring together principal government and public sector, gas developers, institutional investors and technology providers to explore how natural gas can play a greater role in … [Read more...]

The Music Moulder

To some people teaching is not just a means to get income, but it is passion and love that they try and pass on to other people. They use the love they have for what they do to inspire other people to live life to the fullest as the creatives they want to be. Tim Harbour, Sound Lecturer at CityVarsity has taken his passion for music to the classroom. He hopes to mould the minds of future musicians who are going to make an impact in the music industry. For Tim, it is not just a job but is an opportunity to pass his passion to his students. … [Read more...]