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University of the Western Cape

Mission And Vision - Our vision is to provide innovative programmes in Computer Science, in order empowering our graduates to advance the quality of life in Africa. <p></p> Our mission is: <br> - To produce leading and visionary computer professionals at the cutting edge of Information and communications technologies (ICTs);<br> - To provide world-class quality and relevant research programmes in ICTs; - To provide academic support for students from under-represented groups and opportunities for Life Long Learning (LLL);<br> - To foster co-operative relationships with industry and educational institutions;<br> - To empower disadvantaged communities through the transfer of ICT skills;<br> - To utilise democratic, transparent and accountable management practices. <p>Goals</p> Our goals are to <mark>produce graduates that will bring vibrant research ideas, products, and skills into the marketplace</mark> with them. Our graduate programme has been progressively revised away from superficial subject treatment to more in-depth training. By establishing prior requisites between modules, we identified a core set of subjects that are taught and emphasised in the undergraduate program. <p></p> We continue to pursue exceptional standards of innovation and excellence. As such, we are to produce <mark>graduates that can develop and advance the computing industry and computing technologies in Africa</mark>; to increase the graduate student component of the department, and to continue to enhance the teaching and research capacity of staff.