An award-winning South African journalist, Adriaan has two Excellence Awards in Feature Writing to his name. He’s worked for The Citizen, a daily South African newspaper as well as written for a slew of publications and even had a stint as a content manager for a reality TV show. He studied Audio Visual Communication and Philosophy at the University of Johannesburg, and still calls Johannesburg home.

EIT Goes Mobile: Education in the Palm of Your Hand

May 7, 2021 10:52 am
EIT is enriching its unique delivery model for students by enabling access to Moodle through mobile devices. The use of mobile devices is gradually becoming a compelling learning tool used to enhance teaching and learning in distance education. Its usage ensures flexible course delivery, makes it possible for learners to...Read More
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How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Transform Agriculture

May 6, 2021 4:39 pm
A laid-back lifestyle on a farm in the Philippines is not only ideal, but simpler than you may think due to the Internet of Things (IoT). At its most basic level, IoT connects electronics and everyday objects to a wider infrastructure that allows those devices to intelligently interact with the...Read More
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EIT Research Paper Proposes a Novel Method for Wind Power Plant Sizing and Siting in Distribution Networks

May 5, 2021 12:39 pm
EIT Master of Engineering student, Santosh Ghimire, had to use a kerosene lamp to study and do his homework while growing up. His formative years in Nepal meant he was part of a sizable portion of the population that didn’t have access to electricity at home. Now he authors a...Read More

Google Earth-Style Map Lets You Explore Radio Stations Across the World

April 29, 2021 4:24 pm
One online application continues to bring the world together by doing something simple, sharing radio broadcasts from across the world. At the intersection of communication and accessible technology, you find Radio Garden, a platform where anyone can tune in, and listen to what is going on in the world in...Read More
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Meet EIT Student Ambassador: Douglas Mugweni

April 27, 2021 11:52 am
This year two student ambassadors were selected to represent the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), Aaron Brook and Douglas Mugweni.  In this profile piece, we are proud to introduce Douglas Mugweni. During 2020, Douglas completed EIT's Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation).  Douglas grew up in Zimbabwe, and his early interest in maths and science...Read More
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TV Shows Every Engineer Should Watch

April 16, 2021 6:00 am
Work-life balance is an important aspect of a healthy environment. Maintaining balance helps reduce stress and prevent burnout in your daily routine, which is why its crucial to adjust your activities and make room for relaxation. There are many ways to stay healthy while managing responsibilities, one of them is...Read More
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Earth Day 2021: How Engineers Can Contribute to a Sustainable Future

April 15, 2021 2:40 pm
April 22 marks Earth Day, an international day of environmental actions that draws in an estimated one billion people. The theme for 2021 is ‘Restore Our Earth’, drawing focus to how engineers will continue to play a huge role in creating innovative solutions. The theme ‘Restore Our Earth’ rejects the...Read More
Engineering in the fight against Malaria

Engineering in the Fight Against Malaria

April 14, 2021 8:40 am
World Malaria Day takes place on the 25th of April to open up global participation in the reduction and eventual eradication of malaria. As we look towards the future, engineers will continue to be at the forefront when it comes to finding unique ways of malaria prevention.  The international occasion...Read More
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Meet EIT Student Ambassador: Aaron Brook

April 8, 2021 8:16 am
This year two student ambassadors were selected to represent the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), Aaron Brook and Douglas Mugweni. In this profile piece, we are proud to introduce Aaron Brook, who is currently studying EIT’s 52708WA - Advanced Diploma of Industrial Automation. An accomplished Instrument Reliability Specialist, Aaron has...Read More