Universities doing R&D for industry, students get experience
February 3, 2014 Editor 0
An encouraging trend in South African universities is the maturing collaboration with industry, where companies are actively involved in preparing students for the workplace, says Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) Department of Computer Sciences Professor André Calitz. Companies are employing masters and doctoral graduates, sponsoring research projects and taking in students on internships so that they can gain first-hand experience.
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