FIRGA is an acronym for 'Fakulteit Ingenieurswese Rekenaar Gebruikers Area'. The english equivalent is FECUA, or 'Faculty Engineernig Computer User Area'.
FIRGA consists of the following rooms:
Computer User Area (300 capacity)
Electronic Classroom M2002(118 capacity)
Electronic Classroom M2004(115 capacity)
Electronic Classroom M3002(239 capacity)
...to provide affordable, reliable access to computer hardware and software to all students and personnel within the Faculty.
...to provide the necessary training and support for the most widely used programs on the Stellenbosch University Network, by way of courses and online help
...to provide a working environment conducive to learning and the building of computer literacy skills within the engineering environment.
...to provide the best and most up-to-date computer hardware and software that can be afforded, to all the students and personnel within the Engineering Faculty.
Basic hardware and software support in the faculty in cases of emergency where the IT waiting times will be too long
FIRGA has two certified Extron control specialists and can support Audiovisual rooms and equipment
Basic LINUX support in the faculty
Computer User area maintenance and support
Electronic classroom maintenance and support
VPN and remote support
Classroom and Exam technical assistance
Liason with the IT department for Engineering students and staff members
General IT advice in the faculty