Central University Of Technology Sports

Central University Of Technology Sports

Promising sportsmen and sportswomen have over the years studied at CUT and become national or even international heroes. Os Durant, André Venter and Zola Budd are all CUT Alumni!

Sport bursaries are awarded to promising sportsmen and sportswomen according to merit.  Such bursaries are only awarded to individuals who participate in league sport in the name of CUT.


Sports offered at CUT (see Sport Leagues)
(Varsity Shield 2011, 2013 and 2014 Champions)2015: CUT joined the Varsity Cup League.

Any student wishing to participate in any type of sport not mentioned above can discuss the matter with a Deputy Manager, who will then make the necessary arrangements for that student to join a suitable club in the city.

Participation in intervarsity and USSA sports tournaments

According to the constitution of University Sports South Africa (USSA), all bona fide students may participate in intervarsity sports tournaments, as well as regional and South African student tournaments or championship gatherings.

Financial assistance

A student may apply to Operational Sport for financial assistance to cover certain expenses in respect of his/her participation – as a member of a provincial team – in a South African national or student championship gathering.

Medical expenses

All participants in the various sports varieties are personally responsible for their own medical expenses arising from any sports injuries.  Neither CUT nor the sports club concerned shall be responsible or held liable for any such expenses.

Sport bursaries

Practice times: Specific practice times are determined for each sport, and details are available from Operational Sport.


Contact us

Staff MemberDesignation / PositionTel NrFax NrOfficeProfile
Mr Danny O’NeillManager: Operational Sport+27 (0)51 507 3543+27 (0)51 507 3548Orion BuildingGolf and the co-ordination of Work-Integrated Learning.
Mr Helgard MullerDeputy Manager+27 (0)51 507 3545+27 (0)51 507 3548Orion BuildingRugby, karate, netball and table-tennis.
Mr Vusi MgobhoziDeputy Manager+27 (0)51 507 3546+27 (0)51 507 3548Orion BuildingVolleyball, soccer, athletics and basketball.
Mr Donavin GeorgeDeputy Manager+27 (0)51 507 3547+27 (0)51 507 3548Orion BuildingTennis, hockey (men’s and women’s) and cricket (men’s and women’s).

Students wishing to participate in any of the above-mentioned sports should report to the relevant Deputy Manager as soon as possible after their arrival so that they may be included in the activities without delay