University of Cape Town IT Department

University of Cape Town IT Department

Mission, Vision and Role

Our mission is to develop and impart knowledge and skills in the field of computer science.

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Our vision is to strive to be a department of the first rank in both an International and in an African context, sustaining:

  • high respect for its research and post-graduate education
  • excellence in teaching in order to produce graduates who possess the skills that are needed whenever decision making or creative thinking takes place
  • an influential role in industry and the Information Technology community

Our role is:

  • to produce graduates with knowledge and skills relevant to both the International and the South African Information Technology community
  • to carry out innovative research which adds to basic understanding
  • to produce service courses and provide research assistance in the fields of science and engineering
  • to provide services to Industry through technology transfer and applied research
  • to take an active part in the academic affairs of the University to influence government policy in the field of Information Technology

Email

General Queries: dept@cs.uct.ac.za

Website Queries: www@cs.uct.ac.za

Physical Address

Room 317 Computer Science Building
18 University Avenue
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch
Cape Town
South Africa

Postal Address

Department of Computer Science
University of Cape Town
Private Bag X3
Rondebosch
7701
South Africa

Telephone

+27 21 650 2663

Fax

+27 21 650 3551

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