Posts tagged as UWC

Hydrogen fuel cells: making South Africa greener

  The large scale application of hydrogen fuel cells can ultimately replace combustion-type power generation, reduce greenhouse gasses, and provide South Africa with sustainable supply of energy. The first step of this vision was taken when Impala Refining Services launched a prototype hydrogen fuel cell forklift and refuelling station. The prototype is a collaborative effort […]

DST launches alternative energy solution

  Dr. Phil Mjwara, the director-general of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), officially launched an innovative 2,5 kW hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) power generator at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) on 18 November 2014, demonstrating South Africa’s innovative capabilities in the emerging hydrogen fuel cell technology (HFCT) arena. This prototype was […]

Students graduate with BCom honours in IT

A strategic partnership between the University of the Western Cape (UWC)  ICT company Gijima and the University of Western Cape (UWC) saw 39 Gijima employees graduate with a BCom  Honours degree in UWC’s Spring Graduation.  The stringent programme was conducted on a part-time basis over two years, and afforded Gijima employees an opportunity to complete […]