University Of Pretoria Computer Science Department

The Standard Bank IT Challenge

Annual Standard Bank IT Challenge is scheduled to take place on 16 April, 2016. Solve fun programming puzzles against the clock and stand the chance to win! Up to four people may enter as a team – all of them may attend the heats or the finals. You can either have: * a team of three people with at least one African, Asian, Indian or coloured team member, or * a team of four members with at least one of the opposite sex and one African, Asian, Indian or coloured team member (one member can meet both requirements). * Each team must appoint one Team Manager. * All team members may take part in programming tasks. On-campus Heats: Saturday 16 April 2016 National Finals: 21 to 23 August 2016 For competition rules, past questions, and other information visit: If you are interested, please contact either Anna Rakitianskaia: or Christopher Cleghorn: Read More
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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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