Durban, South Africa

"Well Jo'anna she runs a country. She runs in Durban and the Transvaal..". My hometown of Durban is located on the east coast of South Africa. Durban is the 3rd biggest city in South Africa with a population of approximately 3.5 million in the surrounding area, making it the biggest city on the eastern coast of Africa. Durban has a mild subtropical climate with an average annual high of 25 degrees celsius and an average low of 17 degrees celsius.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, was ranked 17th in the world in the QS 2013 World Rankings, and is consistently ranked as one of the top 5 universities in the UK. The School of Informatics is the largest Computer Science research group in the UK, 44% larger than it's nearest competitor. Click here for a detailed research ranking versus all other Computer Science departments in the UK -the result of the 7 year long independent Research Assessment Exercise completed in 2008.