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Staff Development

As part of a broad but specialised education function for academic staff, the staff development office provides training and resources on numerous research-related topics: Postgraduate supervision, writing for publication, writing academic proposals, writing grant proposals, basic research ethics, intellectual property, etc. In cases where there is a lack of training capacity within the University, the office sources services from external experts. The other function of this office is to provide financial support to allow time-off for employees who have registered for their postgraduate qualifications.

Generic Research Competency Course

  • The generic training is presented twice a year.
  • Training sessions are  scheduled to take place after the predicate dates, when formal lecturing has concluded.
  • Training sessions are conducted only for groups with a minimum of 10 staff members.
  • A certificate of attendance will be issued.

Contact information:

Support Officer: Staff Development
Mrs Dilla Wright
Tel: (+27) 12 382 5154
Fax: (+27) 12 382 4409