Posts tagged as Stellenbosch University

Google CEO speaks to students

Luke Mckend, Stellenbosch University (SU) alumnus and head of Google SA, told students and alumni of SU that timing is everything; to choose their opportunities; make the best of everyone “as you never know how they can change your life”. He also added that a career should not be seen as “linear”, but a gathering […]

Open access gets top-level support

At the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference hosted by Stellenbosch University (SU) on 7 November 2012 senior representatives of the European Commission as well as the Federal Republic of Germany made it clear that open access has their full support. It is the first time that this event is being held in Africa, at which […]

Stellenbosch University joins the space race

Stellenbosch University CubeSat components. Many years after the launch of Sunsat, South Africa’s first satellite built by students and staff at Stellenbosch University, Western Cape, the Electronics Systems Laboratory (ESL) at the university is again entering the space race. The ESL has developed an altitude sensor board called CubeSense (used in establishing the satellite’s orientation […]

University’s satellite components join the space race

In a groundbreaking move for Stellenbosch University (SU), CubeSat satellite components manufactured by the University’s Electronic Systems Laboratory (ESL) will be sold to buyers around the world, for use in cutting edge space programmes. This marks the first time that the University is commercially exporting goods it has manufactured to foreign countries. The CubeSat satellite […]

First software centre of excellence in SA

Stellenbosch University (SU) and IBM are collaborating to help meet the shortage of computer science skills in South Africa. The joint academic initiative will provide equipment and training resources to postgraduate computer science students, helping them develop much-needed technical skills. As part of the programme, IBM today opened its Software Centre of Excellence at SU. […]