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Challenging Questionable Publication Practices

Challenging Questionable Publication Practices On 10 December 2020, Belgium Campus iTversity hosted a webinar on questionable publication practices. The webinar was a result of a research group between members of the University of the Witwatersrand, Rhodes University, the University of South Africa and Belgium Campus iTversity. It addressed how this very real issue affects the …

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Investing in the Youth and Bridging the Digital Divide

Investing in the Youth and Bridging the Digital Divide CEO, Enrico Jacobs, visited Spa Park Primary School last Friday to donate IT infrastructure on behalf of Kiewitfonds and Belgium Campus iTversity. The donation included 60 complete thin clients, servers and network, which were installed into one of the school’s computer classrooms and which will be …

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Tech Students Conquer All Odds To Fulfil Their Dreams

Tech Students Conquer All Odds to Fulfil Their Dreams Three remarkable young women beat the challenges and distractions of lockdown to achieve success. Three young women have risen above difficult circumstances exacerbated by the Covid-19 lockdowns to keep up with demanding study schedules and remain an inspiring force for their families and friends. Glory Matshete …

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Women’s Month: Alumna: Simone van Buuren

Women’s Month: Alumna: Simone van Buuren Graduated: 2015 with a Bachelor of ComputingCurrent position: Senior Software Engineer at Qorus Software What does your job entail?“As a senior member of the main product team, my job entails practical problem solving through code, making design decisions with our product architect, and helping team leads by mentoring junior members of …

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Women’s Month: Alumna: Boipelo Motshabi

Women’s Month: Alumna: Boipelo Motshabi Graduated: 2018 with a Diploma in Information TechnologyCurrent position: Software Developer at FNB What does your job entail?I translate business requirement into software requirements and then develop software solutions for clients and customers. What is the coolest/ most exciting thing about your job?I get to use technology to solve the world’s problems …

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Entelect Challenge University Cup 2020

Entelect Challenge University Cup 2020 We Didn’t Win the Cup but Our Cup Remains Half Full Belgium Campus iTversity participated in its second Entelect Challenge University Cup earlier this month. Future tech leaders from universities across the country showcased their programming skills at the one day hackathon, which marked Entelects’ 3rd annual event. The event …

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Female Students Develop App to Fight Gender-Based Violence

Female Students Develop App to Fight Gender-Based Violence Four female Belgium Campus iTversity students developed an app to combat gender-based violence during this year’s 7th annual GirlCode hackathon. The hackathon, which took place online from 31 July to 2 August, challenged participants to use technology as an enabler to solve the UN Sustainable Development Goals …

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Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Update

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Update A new set of Belgium Campus iTversity students have made their contribution to environmental conservation efforts by furthering the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) project. Not familiar with this project? Let’s quickly get you up to speed. The AUV project is a 12-month long collaborative effort between students from Belgium Campus iTversity …

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