Academic Facilities

Academic Facilities

Libraries:

The library facilities are extensive at CPUT and are made more so with its very close links to the other three tertiary education institutions in the Western Cape: University of Cape Town , Stellenbosch University and University of the Western Cape.
Learning:
CPUT has an electronic system that connects students with their lecturers and courses through their workstation. Their e-Learning  system is an effective way for students to stay up to date with their courses and course materials.

Research:

Becoming a university of technology encompasses measuring research performance:

  • the establishment of research niche areas and research units
  • the number of peer-reviewed journal publications and conference papers produced by staff and postgraduate students
  • the throughput and quality of postgraduate students
  • income generated through scholarly grants and contract funding
  • the registration of intellectual property in the form of patents
  • and the recognition of the research standing of staff, both by peers and other higher education institutions

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