This chapter of GKSS works together with the NCDev Ecosystem and the Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Established in 2015, GKSS SPU has been doing a lot of work
in building the Developer/Maker Capacity and Momentum in the province.
They have done some work in other provinces, acquiring skills and then imparting them onto their ecosystem. Leaders of the GKSS have since created their own startups and continue to grow their skills.
This chapter of GKSS works together with the BrainHackers movement on campus housed at Lab 19-214 and does a lot of programmes and projects on IoT and AI.
They have since hosted the Facebook Developer Circles Pretoria on campus focused on Facebook Messenger Bots.
If there is no GKSS chapter at your campus, you can start
GKSS is a voluntary programme in driving tech and innovation leadership on campus as faces of Geekulcha.
Start the Geek Culture on your campus
Who can apply:
University and FET college students may apply to start a GKSS chapter on campus. Should there be more than one application from one campus, Geekulcha will connect all applicants.
The GKSS chapter will be provided will branding materials fro the activation. For the programmes and activities, Geekulcha will provide funds support. The commitee may seek additional funding.
While GKSS is a community, a Top 6 leadership commitee consist of:
The Geekulcha MANCO team will study the application and revert back to you on the way of implementation of the chapter. Geekulcha will also write a formal letter of request on the initiation/formation of the chapter.