1. You will need to have a UCT staff, student or third party account. The application confirmation will be sent to a UCT email address or the non-UCT email address linked to your third party account to ensure your affiliation.
2. Read the UCT eResearch HPC Acceptable Use Policy.
3. Download and complete the Agreement of Usage document and upload it using the Upload Usage Document tool on this page. The document outlines the HPC usage policy and citations.
4. We require an acknowledgement in any thesis, paper, publication or presentation that references results computed on our infrastructure. In addition we would like to be able to reference these published works.
Suggested form of acknowledgement:
” Computations were performed using facilities provided by the University of Cape Town’s ICTS High Performance Computing team: hpc.uct.ac.za “