Facts and figures
TUT is the largest residential higher education institution in the country 53 000 students after the first registration, and the expected total of 60 000 students that will be registered in 2006. Almost 22 per cent of its contact students reside in the institution's 34 residences at various well-equipped campuses.
Currently, the male:female ratio is 47:53. The ethnic composition is black (85%), Coloured (0.98%), Asian (0.77%) and white (13%).
The institution employs 4 923 staff members (permanent and part-time) at its various campuses. The ethnic composition is black (49.14%), Coloured (1.05%), Asian (1.64%) and white (48.17%).