Research

Building knowledge through research

Building knowledge through research

Currently Unisa boasts 172 researchers rated by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the number is growing steadily. Similarly, the university’s research outputs are showing a year-on-year growth and in 2015, Unisa researchers were responsible for 1 165 contributions in accredited publications.

The institution’s College of Graduate Studies provides a virtual research platform for postgraduate students in all colleges, thus promoting both interdisciplinary and research excellence.

Through its research activities the university contributes to the knowledge and information society, advances development, nurtures a critical citizenry and ensures sustainability.