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Steve James

Apply for a DeepMind Scholarship for an MSc at the University of the Witwatersrand!

Applications are now open to anyone from Africa who wishes to pursue a research- or coursework-based Masters at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. The degrees are full-time, starting in January 2022, with a research focus on machine learning.

We are looking for candidates with strong backgrounds including experience with multivariate calculus, linear algebra, statistics, optimisation, and programming. Preference will be given to applicants from groups across the continent that are underrepresented in the global machine learning landscape.

Come and join our exciting multidisciplinary research team pushing the frontiers of fundamental machine learning research!

Apply here now:

Closing date for applications: 10 August 2021

Short-listed and unsuccessful applications will be notified by 31 August 2021.

Enquiries: Prof Benjamin Rosman (