The 2024 Award Ceremony

The 2024 Award Ceremony was held on Friday 31st march ...

The 2023 Award Ceremony

The 2023 Award Ceremony was held on Friday 31st march ...

How a few tech mavericks started the Internet in South Africa

Did you know that three decades ago, a gutsy, pragmatic group of Rhodes University academics created email in this country, opening the digital gateway between South Africa and the world? Settle in for an entertaining read about the resourceful tech wizards who achieved success on a minimal budget, a lot of grit and a smattering of good luck.

On Wednesday 22nd May 2019, the IITPSA Eastern Cape Chapter Committee awarded the 2019 IT Student of the Year Award to Katherine James, a final year MSc student in the Department of Computer Science. ....

The 2019 Graduation ceremony ...

The 2019 Award Ceremony was held on Friday 12th April ...

Khanya Maths & Science Club

Dr Mos Tsietsi ran an educational workshop in August for the Khanya Maths and Science Club ....

O-week 2018

The 2018 Orientation week lecture is @11h30 on Wednesday in Chemistry Major ....

2017 Award Ceremony

The 2017 Award Ceremony was held on Friday 21st April ...


Philip Machanick, Mosiuoa Tsietsi and Ibraheem Frieslaar presented papers at SAICSIT 2017 ....

Visit by George Wells to Massey University

George Wells visited the Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, at Massey University's Albany campus ...

World is now a click away in EC rural area

THEY may attend school in the isolated countryside of Dwesa, far from the technology associated with big cities, but Wild Coast children and their teachers are connected to the world, thanks to Rhodes University's Siyakhula Living Lab project.

Meet WordHound, the tool that puts a personal touch on password cracking

In the vexing pursuit of passwords that are both easy to remember and hard to crack, many people embed clues into their login credentials, choosing for instance, "playstationplaystationdec2014" ...

MobiSAM to launch in September

The 2nd of September will see the launch of a year-long pilot project for new initiative MobiSAM which seeks to investigate how mobile phone technology can be used to improve citizen participation in local government.

Tech geek honoured for connecting local schools

Professor Alfredo Terzoli, head of the Telkom Centre for Excellence at Rhodes was awarded the vice chancellor’s distinguished community engagement award on Monday 26 March. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge academic staff who make an effort to stimulate community engagement activities between Rhodes and the community through teaching and research.

Rhodes University’s Professor Alfredo Terzoli is dti Technology Awards finalist

Rhodes University’s Professor Alfredo Terzoli is a finalist in the 2012 Department of Trade and Industry (dti) Technology Awards in the Human Resource Development category.

Rhodes’ Telkom Centre of Excellence celebrates 15 years

Rhodes University’s Telkom Centre of Excellence in Distributed Multimedia, in partnership with Telkom and the South African government, is celebrating 15 years of growing local telecommunications and information technology skills, promoting a culture of excellence in research in information and communication technology, and providing facilities to encourage young scientists and engineers to pursue their interests in South Africa.

Are you helping hackers mine crypto-currency? Computer science Masters graduate Rob Len investigates

While it is well known that surfing the internet can leave you vulnerable to theft, web-based ‘crypto-jackers’ are not after your money or files: they are looking to use your computer’s power to mine cryptocurrency. The research of Computer Science Masters graduate, Rob Len, explored just how prevalent web-based crypto-jacking is.

Computer Science and Information Systems students gain valuable knowledge at career fair

Last month, the Rhodes University Career Centre hosted a Computer Science and Information Systems career fair on campus. A full day was dedicated to student and potential employer interaction. The four companies that exhibited were Deloitte, Open Box Software, KPMG, and Singular Systems.

Two Rhodes University academics inducted into the Academy of Science of South Africa

Two academics from Rhodes University, Distinguished Professor at the Environmental Learning Research Centre, Professor Heila Lotz-Sisitka and Computer Science Lecturer Dr Dane Brown, were inaugurated as Members of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) at the annual Awards Ceremony. The two academics were among the 29 scholars and scientists that ASSAf inaugurated.

Many lives touched by visually impaired graduate's journey of resilience

Resilience is a theme in Mbongeni Shabangu's story. As a person living with a visual impairment, he had to constantly perform the arduous task of not allowing himself to be the product of his circumstances. At this year's March graduation ceremonies, Shabangu graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Sciences and Economics) degree.

Rhodes University's CSyndicate emerges as top performer at national cyber security challenge

In the dynamic realm of cybersecurity, it is often the dedicated educators and passionate students who drive innovation and excellence. Dr Stones Chindipha, a lecturer in Computer Science at Rhodes University, has been instrumental in nurturing cybersecurity talent as evidenced by his group of students at the South African National Research Network (SANReN) Cyber Security Challenge earlier this month.