GKSS Innovation Challenge

 
Student Life Post Covid-19

GKSS Leaders Challenge



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About GKSS

The Geekulcha Student Society (GKSS) is aimed at getting students into Tech and Innovation Leadership for students on campus in generating an understanding of the digital environment, becoming inspired, and enabling life-changing innovation.

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At forefront of change
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Mentors, events and tools
The Objectives

#GKSS20Challenge

 

Building solutions that matters for livelihooods

Fighting the fight on the keyboard to build a better tomorrow for fellow students and for humanity. GKSS Leaders are challenged to be change makers in these times of need.

Growing the Skills (Train The Trainer)

With guidance from Geekulcha team and industry leaders, GKSS Leaders are being prepared to be leaders of change when life returns to normal. 

Leverage on Open Source Technologies

Software Freedom matters, this is a period to build solutions with resources that are available for use. GKSS leaders are challenged to embrace the power of Open Source.

 

 
Why this challenge?

The Intent

The Geekulcha Student Society (GKSS) is aimed at getting students into Tech and Innovation Leadership for students on campus in generating an understanding of the digital environment, becoming inspired, and enabling life-changing innovation.

All GKSS chapters are required to enter the GKSS 2020 Innovation Challenge and make use of Open Source digital/technological stacks of choice in building solutions that bring about change on campus and society. Your solution needs to be focused on 'Student Life post-COVID-19'.

Expectation: Any digital platform-solution that has a direct impact on students. It must be innovative and centered on greater usability.

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#GKSS20Challenge Projects

Projects being worked on by the GKSS leaders in these trying times.

GKSS-TUT Soshanguve

Students interact, ask questions, answer questions, and make tutorials. A platform where students help each other and get prizes in return.

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GKSS-UNISA Florida

Helps students about current updates in regards to availability feeding schemes, funding to alleviate tuition costs and accommodations.

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GKSS-NWU Mafikeng

A dashboard web app which serves as a student portal which aims to help students catch-up and improve their performance in all enrolled modules.

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GKSS-CUT Bloemfontein

Student Life Made Easier

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GKSS-VUT Vanderbijlpark

Student Universe aims to assit students mainly for their studies and also learning to improve their skills in whatever course their doing

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GKSS-UNISA Pretoria

Allowing students to share textbook information, have group discussions and take quizzes t help them keep up to date with school work

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GKSS-TUT Emalahleni

OPENING UP THE WORLD OF LEARNING AND BEYOND LEARNING FOR STUDENT AND POST STUDENTS THROUGH THE VIRTUAL WORLD

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GKSS-RC Braamfontein

We at GKSSRC will be creating a web-based platform that is integrated with a chatbot, that will assist students get access to resources

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Challenge Resources

Some of the tools that the GKSS Leaders may use in the development, all tools have to be Open Source.

Code Quality and Version Control

Collaboration

Hosting and Development Tools

Efficiency



 

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