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HPC School

HPC Winter School 2018

Applications are now open.

The 2018 HPC Winter School will take place from  2 to 7 July 2018 at UKZN, Durban.

The HPC Winter School is the CHPC's flagship course in parallel programming for high performance computing covering:

  • Multi-core programming with OpenMP
  • Using message passing (MPI) on cluster super computers
  • Parallel program design

The 2018 Winter School is linked to the new online course Introduction to High Performance Computing.

Applicants to the Winter School must enrol in the online course and make satisfactory progress by 4 June 2018.


The CHPC invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to attend the 2018 HPC school. Its purpose is to introduce South African students to fundamental knowledge of high performance computing techniques.

Should you wish to become one of the participants, please complete the application and evaluation forms at events.chpc.ac.za/winterschool before 4 June 2018. Successful candidates will be notified from 7 June 2018.

The CHPC calls for all talented students to submit their applications. As a publicly funded institution, the CHPC supports the transformation of South Africa and thus the workshop organisers highly encourage students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to submit their applications.


For general enquiries please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



The CHPC Winter School is also open to educators from South African tertiary education institutions who wish to include HPC and parallel programming in their teaching.

Please complete the application form online along with the evaluation form and select track 2. Educator Application.



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