University Of Pretoria Computer Science Department

Coding Hat-Trick for the University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria has for the first time ever achieved a hat-trick for all major programming competitions. The university was ranked first in the Standard Bank IT Impact Challenge, the Catalyst Coding Contest, and the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. The leader in all three competitions was team AwesomeSource from the Department of Computer Science, with Ulrik de Muelenaere, Brent Walsh, and Jacobus du Plooy.

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Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pretoria.

Our main objective is to explore and research the scientific basis of new technologies. We furthermore promote the proliferation of reliable, robust and innovative computing and information technologies into the IT industry in South Africa.

Excellence in computer science education, the development of internationally and nationally recognised research initiatives, and strong industry collaboration, are the driving factors underpinning the success of the department.

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