Postgraduate Research Training Programme

Frequently Asked Questions




Who can attend the Research Training Worskhops

Any registred PG Student acrosss all colleges and departments. Any students registred for Honours, PG Diploma, Masters and PhD.


What is the scope of PG research training worskhops

The research training workshops are interdisciplinary and accommodate postgraduate students across all colleges at Unisa. They give you a broader understanding of the research process and concepts ensuring that you understand the role of theory, methodologies and ethics among other concepts in research.


Do I still need to attend the worskhops in my college and department?

Yes, we encourage you attend as many worskhops as you can.  While CGS worskhops are interdiscplinary and generic, your college will offer discipine specific worskhops.


What do I need to attend

You need to have internet access, active mylife email account and Ms Teams. 


How do I Access myLife account ?

Follow the 4 steps to claim mylife email account:


Also The information on accessing your myLife account (claiming your myLife account) is provided on page 15 of the Study @ Unisa brochure. You can also access the brochure online via the link below.


How much does one have to pay

There is no costs attached to the worskhops, they are free.


Where are the reserch woskhops hosted

The worskhops are hosted online on MS Teams.


Who present and facilitate the worskhops

Academic staff across colleges facilites on different topics and themes


Where can I find the date and links to join the worskhop

The monthly schedulle is updated on the CGS website:


What happen if I missed the research worskop

The worskhops are recorded and editted and may be accessed on the CGS you tube channel:


I have missed most of the research training workshops due to late registration, where can I access the previous workshops?

Yes, you may contact the college to request the material:



Last modified: 2021/10/11