University Of Pretoria Computer Science Department

Coding Contests

The Standard Bank Impact Challenge and the Catalysts Coding Contest will take place in May. During the Standard Bank challenge you will have a few hours to solve as many programming problems as you can and you will compete against teams from other SA universities. During the Catalysts Coding Contest you will participate against other individuals and teams from around the world, both university students and programmers from industry. More details on these competitions and their registrations can be found on the ACM website (
The Information Technology Building


Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pretoria.

Our main objective is to explore and research the scientific basis of new technologies. We furthermore promote the proliferation of reliable, robust and innovative computing and information technologies into the IT industry in South Africa.

Excellence in computer science education, the development of internationally and nationally recognised research initiatives, and strong industry collaboration, are the driving factors underpinning the success of the department.

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