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23 February 2022
Division for Postgraduate Studies March Research Development Workshops
As the Division for Postgraduate Studies (DPGS) we provide an inclusive, multicultural and holistic researcher development environment for all postgraduates at UWC. Our role is to provide key erudition opportunities which equip you as postgraduate student and researcher to succeed in contributing your unique ‘study piece’ to a body of knowledge.

DPGS facilitates an array of research skills training aimed at enhancing postgraduate experiences across Honour, Masters and PhD degrees in both Social and Natural Sciences. In ensuring that the IOP mandate of UWC is accomplished specifically for postgraduate students; recruitment, retention and completion rate, DPGS serves as a strategic unit in realising these IOP goals. As such, research skills and training content in the form workshops are designed in a timeous and orderly sequence to cater for postgraduate student’s research needs as applicable for each semester. We provide central access to a range of workshops, where you can both succeed with your research studies and build your professional career. The following objectives constitute the training and workshops in the second semester.

Overview of workshops objectives

  • Expose student to the phases of research
  • Promote the culture of research among postgraduate students in the form of practical and applicable research skills and all-round development of postgraduate students
  • Deploy resources to assist postgraduate in understanding of research phases
Please click the links below to see our offerings for March according to the various postgraduate degree levels and disciplines.


To book for our workshop please see the Procedure on how to make workshop bookings (click screenshot below).
  1. You have to be registered for 2022 to access our workshops
  2. Workshop bookings close 11:00 one working day prior to the workshop