Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is a higher education 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.
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, Soshanguve, Ga-Rankuwa, Witbank (eMalahleni), Nelspruit and Polokwane campuses. Two faculties, namely the Faculties of Science and The Arts, have dedicated campuses in the Pretoria city centre.
Tshwane University of Technology
There are over six campuses under the name of Tshwane University of Technology. In Limpopo province, the campus is situated in the provincial capital Polokwane. In Mpumalanga, there’s a campus in Nelspruit and another in eMalahleni (previously Witbank); and in North-West province a campus serves Ga-Rankuwa. Two campuses provide technical education to the northern parts of the densely populated Gauteng province, one in Soshanguve and the other, the Pretoria campus.
 Student enrollment
There are 48,078 students enrolled for 2012 at the Tswane University of Technology.
In 2010 Webometrics ranked the university the 15th best in South Africa and 5662th in the world.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ranks the university's Department of Journalism as one of twelve Potential Centres of Excellence in Journalism Training in Africa.
To be a quality driven university of technology at the cutting edge of innovation.
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Coordinates: 25°43′56″S 28°09′42″E / 25.73222°S 28.16167°E