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    For the second time in a row, SPU’s Dumela team has taken second prize in a national hackathon competition with a score of 82% from the judges. Dumela was one of the three teams from Kimberley which competed against 12…

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    The School of Natural and Applied Sciences introduced its honours in data science programme this year, successfully enrolling six students, all of whom had completed their BSc in Data Science at the University last year. The popular programme covers modules…

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    The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) will present on human capital development in the Library Auditorium (Central Campus) from 10:00 to 15:00 on Monday, 8 April 2019. The Institute is responsible for maintaining the SI units, and for maintaining…

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    Three academics from the School of Natural and Applied Sciences accompanied six Data Science Honours students to an intensive week-long bootcamp at the University of Pretoria. The team stayed at Future Africa, which is aiming to be a centre for…

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    SPU’s Data Science Honours programme began on a high note this year with the University receiving a mention in Minister Ebrahim Patel’s speech at the closing of the SONA debate. In the speech, which highlighted the need for new skills…

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    “We exhibit and are committed to professionalism, integrity and high work ethics at all times. We produce high calibre students who are innovative and independent thinkers through excellent teaching. We provide a friendly working environment which promotes life-long learning. We…

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    At an event held today, Sol Plaatje University (SPU) acknowledged the R4.5million investment from Absa Bank which will support the University’s and the Northern Cape Province’s endeavor to develop the field of Data Science.  The Premier of the Northern Cape…

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    Under the auspices of the Northern Cape Wetland Forum, Sol Plaatje University in conjunction with South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) Arid Node, based in Kimberley, hosted a successful World Wetlands Day event on Friday 1 February. Over 30 people…

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    Sol Plaatje University continues to expand its infrastructure so that it can meet its goal to accommodate over 7,000 students in the medium term. NAS academic building on Central Campus Planned on Central Campus for occupation at the beginning of…

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    Huawei, in partnership with Department of Telecommunication and Postal Services (DTPS), has offered the Seeds for the Future programme since 2016.Each year, the partnership invites 10 South African students to China for international training in Beijing and Shenzhen. The students…

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    SPU biological sciences graduate Tshepiso Seshuwane has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes University bursary to complete his honours. This follows a strong recommendation from SPU’s Dr Adebowale based on the student’s exemplary academic track record. The bursary was awarded as…

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    On completion of the first-year multimedia foundations I module for the ICT diploma at SPU, students should be able to understand the essential multimedia concepts for the Web. In addition, students should then be able to plan, design and develop…

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