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UFH ,Remote and Virtual Education laboratory (ReVEL ) Launch 31-)ctober 2019

History was made on 31 October, when the University of Fort Hare (UFH) launched a Remote and Virtual Education Laboratory (ReVEL) attached to the Physics Department on the Alice campus.

This is the first of its kind virtual lab in South Africa and the identification of UFH as the launch site was facilitated by Mr Phumezo Kwinana, Director of the Forté School of Science and Technology (FOSST) Discovery Centre.

The ReVEL technology offers several benefits. Using coding and robotics, it will enable students to interact with peers from over 20 universities around the world on experimentations to address local and national imperatives in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). It will advance teaching and learning to address some technological inadequacies in our communities. It also gives UFH researchers access to various online research equipment worldwide Users will be able to access the facility whenever and wherever via the internet