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Young Professionals Development Programme call for applications

The SKA SA is offering the opportunity for science and engineering graduates to work for the project. The Young Professionals Development Programme (YPDP) is currently open for applications from suitably qualified candidates from South Africa. Application deadline: 6 May 2016. Find out more

2016 Bursary results

Provisional awards in the Undergraduate and National Diploma Support Programme Applications.


A number of SKA South Africa vacancies are open for application. Check the application deadlines and apply now!

SKA SA Tech News

Read the first issue of the SKA SA Tech News for specialist readers and everyone interested in astronomy and technology.

MeerKAT factsheet

Download the latest factsheet about South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope currently being built in the Northern Cape. MeerKAT is a precursor to the SKA telescope and will be integrated into the mid-frequency component of SKA Phase 1. Find out about the MeerKAT timeline, manufacturers, how it works, tech specs, and more ...

Our journey to bring the SKA to Africa

Download Our journey to bring the SKA to Africa - A new brochure and poster from the SKA South Africa Project celebrating the highlights of the past ten years.
Download: Brochure - PDF | Poster
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Q & A - everything you want to know

Find out everything you wanted to know about the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope - or SKA - which will be the world's biggest telescope - and one of the biggest scientific projects - ever!
» Read the Q & A

Interactive panoramas of the future site of the SKA

View huge panoramas with fascinating detail of the site of the core of the future SKA radio telescope in South Africa. Zoom in and discover the detail ...