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R22m Wits surgical lab uses IT in versatile environment

The education institution officially opens a multimillion-rand skills lab, equipped with the latest medical technologies, to train South African surgeons.


ICT skills research reveals SA’s gig economy is far off

SA has yet to shift to a fully-fledged gig economy, which relies heavily on digital, creative, analytical and ICT skills, finds the 2021 ICT Skills Survey.

Sep 16, 2021

Wits University receives R8m for quantum computing initiative

The tertiary institution secures R8 million seed funding from the Department of Science and Innovation, to accelerate national quantum computing projects.

Jul 22, 2021

Digital education here to stay, and institutions must adapt

The education sector cannot allow itself to fall back on its old ways post-pandemic, says Dr Stanley Mpofu, CIO of Wits University.


Pandemic impact in the spotlight in 2021 ICT Skills Survey

In this year’s survey, organisations will also be asked how the COVID-19 pandemic affected skills availability, and what impact the pandemic has had on workforces.

Jun 14, 2021

AWS identifies key trends in secondary and higher learning

AWS, in partnership with ITWeb, will host a webinar on cloud technologies facilitating online learning on Thursday, 22 July.

Apr 13, 2021

Huawei commits R7m in bursaries to top ICT students

In awarding these bursaries, the Chinese tech company aims to address some of the challenges it has faced when it comes to recruiting in SA. 

Mar 17, 2021

IITPSA earmarks multimillion-rand budget to strengthen ICT sector

The Institute of IT Professionals South Africa commits 50% of its annual income to tech-driven initiatives and programmes to further develop the tech sector.


Tshimologong invites applications for Digital Lab Africa

Local digital content creators are called to participate in the fully online Digital Lab Africa, run by Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct.

Feb 16, 2021

Young SA scientist impresses at Eskom International Science Fair

Eighteen-year-old Thabo Maliea scoops the award for the astrophysics category with his project “Sunprints in the sky”.


Tshimologong seeks graduate software testers for learnership

The Wits University digital innovation hub invites inquisitive graduates to apply for its newly-launched software tester learnership programme.

Dec 1, 2020

Software upskilling programme interns ready for job market

The first cohort of the App Factory Internship Programme graduates, and Samsung SA and Tshimologong look ahead to next year’s participants in the training initiative.

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