The purpose of institutional research is to provide objective, systematic and thorough research to support and inform university decision-making, planning, policy analysis and quality advancement in respect of enrolment management, student success, campus life and facilities, staff satisfaction, and graduate employability. 


Institutional research:

  • Assists management in their planning and decision making activities.
  • Produces educational and organisational studies, reports and summaries.
  • Develops and maintains a cycle of regular institutional studies, reports and databases designed to support recurring decision needs of the institution.
  • Serves as a reliable source for comprehensive and authoritative information about the institutiona.
  • Oversees the institution's response to national statistical surveys, questionnaires and other non-routine requests for data or information.
  • Serves as a resource for techniques of institutional research, research methodologies and the design and execution of information systems and surveys.



Contact information
Mrs Marian Neale-Shutte
Researcher / Research Psychologist
Tel: 27 41 504 2161