Tshwane University of Technology
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) is a higher education
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institution in South Africa that came into being through a merger of three technikons — Technikon Northern Gauteng, Technikon North-West and Technikon Pretoria.
As the number of students registering annually grows rapidly, records show that Tshwane University of Technology caters for approximately 60 000 students and it has become the largest residential higher education institution in South Africa
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It comprises up to six well-equipped satellite campuses positioned well to meet the higher education needs of different communities in South Africa. These campuses include Pretoria West (Pretoria
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Campus), Soshanguve, Ga-Rankuwa
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. Two faculties, namely the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Arts, have dedicated campuses in the Pretoria city centre.
There are over six campuses under the name of Tshwane University of Technology.
- Arcadia Campus
- Arts Campus
- Ga-Rankuwa Campus
- Nelspruit Campus
- Pretoria Campus (former Technikon Pretoria
- Polokwane Campus
- Soshanguve Campus (former Technikon Northern Gauteng (TNG))
- Witbank Campus
In 2010 Webometrics
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ranked the university the 15th best in South Africa and 5662th in the world.
To be the leading higher education institution with an entrepreneurial ethos that promotes knowledge and technology, and provides professional career education of an international standard, which is relevant to the needs and aspirations of Southern Africa’s people.