Relevant news

19/10/2023: Strategies needed to promote effective, ethical data sharing​

"Data in the time of COVID-19: Underlying health conditions" (Netwerk24 - 2020)

"Data in the time of COVID-19 : Age matters"​ (Netwerk24​ - 2020)

​​Stellenbosch University launches African Data Science Academy​ (SU website - 02 Ju​ne 2020)

"Data in the time of COV​ID-19"​ (Netwerk24​ - 2020)

​​​​​"Data Engineering will be fully accredited by ECSA​" (SU website – 21 October 2019)

The newly established School has featured in the following news articles and clips:​​

New school for data science and computational thinking​ (​EE Publishers – 2 August)

Prof Wim Delva on the Kieno Kammies Show​ (Cape Talk podcast – 31 July 2019)

Prof Wim Delva on Early Breakfast with Abongile Nzelenzele​ (Cape Talk podcast – 30 July)​

SU launches new School for Data Science and Computational Science​​ (SU website – 29 July 2019)

How data science in and for Africa can blaze new trails​ (The Conversation – 28 July 2019)

​Big data a game-changer for universities​ (Mail & Guardian – 25 July 2019)

SU helping Africa shape the future of higher education​ (SU website – 23 May 2019)​



    Stellenbosch University (SU)'s new School for Data Science and Computational Thinking was officially launched on 29 July 2019​. 


    Watch the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Dr Blade Nzimande​'s address for the launch of the School for Data Science and Computational Thinking at Stellenbosch University on Monday, 29 July 2019: