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  • Congratulations to top 2013 GISc students

    Posted on May 10, 2014

    The Centre for Geoinformation Science would like to congratulate the following students on their awards presented at the Faculty’s Exceptional Achievers awards ceremony held on 5 May 2014.

  • Advancements in 3D map geovisualizations

    Posted on April 14, 2014

    Sebastian Pasewaldt from the Hasso-Plattner Institute from the University of Potsdam, Germany visited the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) and the CSIR early April 2014. Sebastian is currently busy with his doctoral studies in Computer graphics and his research focusses on 3D...

  • Students succeed in Bently training

    Posted on February 12, 2014

    During the fest week of February 2014 iGlobe South Africa has once again offered free training in Bently software to five honours students from the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude for this learning full experience.

  • CGIS student wins prestigious Isibalo award

    Posted on December 06, 2013

    Stefan de Bruin, a BSc (Hons)( Geoinformatics) student from the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology (GGM) at the University of Pretoria was awarded first prize in the category Best Student Project at the first annual Isibalo Award Evening on 4 December 2013.

  • 2013 Geoinformatics project day

    Posted on November 08, 2013

    On 7 November the final year Geoinformatics students exhibited their final GISc projects. This was the first exhibition of geoinformatics projects, and this year's students set a high standard with great projects.

  • Successful 1st Postgraduate Seminar (UP GGM Postgrad 2013)

    Posted on November 07, 2013

    The first Postgraduate Seminar by the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology at the University of Pretoria (UP GGM Postgrad 2013) was held 10 and 11 October. The event provided a platform for students to exchange ideas.

  • GISSA Gauteng Student Function 2013

    Posted on October 21, 2013

    The Geographical Information Society of South Africa (GISSA) for Gauteng hosted another successful student function at the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria. 50 students attended the function from various fields (to name a few Geoinformatics, Geology,...

  • Successful inaugural African GeoRabble

    Posted on July 16, 2013

    The inaugural African GeoRabble was hosted by the University of Pretoria and sponsored by AAM Africa. Over 30 GeoRabblers from industries spanning education, government, private and non-profit organisations were treated to geoinspired talks from academic and industrial leaders.

  • Successful Geoinformatics Social Event

    Posted on May 14, 2013

    On Friday 10 May 2013 the Geoinformatics lecturers and students (undergraduate and postgraduate) had their first social event for 2013.

  • First African open-source geospatial laboratory established at Tuks

    Posted on April 04, 2012

    The first African open-source geospatial laboratory has been established at the Centre for Geo-information Science at the University of Pretoria.

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