University of Western Cape, South Africa
VR Innovation Academy
Computational and Mathematical Sciences (CAMS) building
Robert Sobukwe Rd, Bellville, Cape Town, 7535
University of the Western Cape (UWC) and EON Reality’s Interactive Digital Center (IDC) will serve students at UWC, Cape Town, and the broader region. The IDC will help UWC strengthen Augmented and Virtual Reality classes offered on campus as well as add EON-XR lessons and applications to their current curriculum. The IDC is part of the University of the Western Cape’s commitment to research and furthering the University’s goals of educational research, specifically into open educational resources.
The VR Innovation Academy, a 10-months long further education programme, will train new Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality professionals to grow the local VR/AR economy and empower graduates to start their own VR and AR companies.
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Next Session: To be announced soon
Students receive 16 weeks of theory which includes AR and VR content creation, professional workflows, and project management across the entire AR and VR ecosystem. Thereafter 16 weeks of project training will follow, when students will develop their entrepreneurial skills through supervised project based learning on real customer projects. At the end of the course, students will have a robust portfolio of work showing off their projects.