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  • Exciting new degree offered from 2020: BIT (Information Systems)

    Posted on March 03, 2019

    Since ICT skills are still scarce skills in South Africa, skilled information and communications technology (ICT) professionals are in high demand. This skills shortage will be addressed by the new Bachelor of Information Technology degree with specialisation in Information Systems, BIT...

  • Dr Riana Steyn in the Department of Informatics is awarded the 2018 AIS Award for Innovation in Teaching

    Posted on February 05, 2019

    In this article Dr. Riana Steyn shares some of the projects and research studies that contributed to her nomination and ultimate award of the EBIT Teaching and Learning Award for innovative teaching methods, teaching systems analysis and design.

  • School of IT Research Day

    Posted on September 15, 2018

    On 22 June 2018, the School of Information Technology (SIT), hosted a very successful research day.

  • The Informatics Department receives 5.4 million worth of bursaries for 50 deserving students

    Posted on May 24, 2018

    The University of Pretoria, Informatics Department in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology received R 5,4 million for bursaries from BANKSETA for the 2018 period for 50 bursaries.

  • Mobile Application Development (MAD) Challenge 2017

    Posted on October 25, 2017

    The Department of Informatics in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria recently hosted the Mobile Application Development (MAD) Challenge which focusses on application development for mobile phones. The challenge started on 18...

  • Opening up the world of autism

    Posted on April 03, 2017

    World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated annually on 2 April and aims to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world. Ms Ilse de Bruin, a PhD student at UP, shares some interesting facts about the condition.

  • Zachman Visits Department of Informatics

    Posted on August 13, 2016

    As one of the activities of the Enterprise Architecture initiative within the Department of Informatics at the University of Pretoria, John Zachman visited in August 2016 to present a certification workshop as well as a guest lecture.

  • Innovation Camp successfully hosted by EBIT Faculty

    Posted on August 11, 2016

    The first Innovation Camp hosted by the EBIT Faculty and organized by the Department of Informatics was a huge success.

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