23 July 2021 to 24 September 2021
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

23 July - 24 September 2021

Hosted by

the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC)
of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (
CSIR) and funded by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI).

The CHPC invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to enter the CHPC Student Cluster Competition. The CHPC Student Cluster Competition gives students at universities across Africa exposure to the High Performance Computing (HPC) Industry.

The competition is open to all students enrolled in a computer science related undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

If you are applying from an institution from within South Africa, please use this link Student Cluster Competition - Team Selection

The competition is designed to impart critical knowledge for building a cluster, this includes: using Linux systems, the basic software stack of a cluster and cluster design. The competition concludes with an assignment which requires each team to build a prototype cluster in the Cloud.

The competition will run from Friday 23 July to Friday 24 September and will be hosted online.

There are no fees for successful applicants.

For more information email: competition@chpc.ac.za

Registration for this event is currently open.