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The South African Technology Network is a coalition between five of the South African Universities of Technology. Also known as SATN, the network was founded in 2005 and launched at their 2008 national conference.[1] Established with the main goal of providing for a network to ensure the continuation of the process of cooperation, collaboration, support and joint activities such as joint curriculum development, applied research, quality assurance, cooperative education etc within the Universities of Technology (UoTs) in the Republic of South Africa.



University Location University Status Homepage
Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Cape Town, Western Cape 2005 Website
Central University of Technology (CUT) Bloemfontein, Free State 2004 Website
Durban University of Technology (DUT) Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 2006 Website
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Pretoria, Gauteng 2004 Website
Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng 2004 Website

SATN Trust

The SATN Trust was registered in August 2008 as an initiative of the vice-chancellors of the South African Universities of Technology (UoTs).[2] It was established in order to present the views of UoTs at a national and international level, and to develop national education and training policies in accordance of the nature and character of UoTs. As well as promoting relevant research, academic excellence and employability of students. The trust will also promote co-operation between UoTs and commerce and industry.

The trustees of the SATN include the vice-chancellors of the five Universities of Technology, one member from the Department of Education, the CEO of Higher Education South Africa, and the CEO of the Tshumisano Trust.[2]


  1. ^ (3 September 2008). "DUT: First South African Technology Network (SATN) National Conference". Retrieved on November 19, 2008.
  2. ^ a b South African Technology Network brochure (PDF). Retrieved on November 19, 2008.

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