College of Graduate Studies

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For College of Graduate Studies queries, please see the list of topics below, and direct your email to the relevant email address. Please do not email multiple addresses simultaneously as this may delay our response.

Honours & Postgraduate Diplomas enquries: 

M&D enquries:

Turnitin enquries: 

Stats enquries: 
Honours & PG Diploma Research Training Workshops:
Master's & Doctoral Research Training Workshops:  M&

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For queries that are not covered by any of the topics above, you may contact the College of Graduate Studies at:

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College of Graduate Studies
Executive Dean Prof Tennyson Mgutshini  012 429 4644
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Building
Executive Dean's Personal Assistant Xolisile Mbatha 012 429 4644 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Building
Research Chairs
NRF/DSI South African Research Chair in Social Policy Prof Jimi Adesina 012 337 6124 Robert Sobukwe Building 2-01
UNESCO-Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Prof Malik Maaza 021 843 1145/46/49

iThemba LABS
Old Faure Road, Faure, Cape Town

Ethiopia Regional Learning Centre
Director (acting) Dr Tsige Aberra +251978003432 Ethiopia Regional Learning Centre
Deputy Director (acting) Meseret Tafera +251978003159 Ethiopia Regional Learning Centre
Postgraduate Administration Support
Director (acting) Prof Memme Makua 012 441 5493  Eskia Mphahlele Building Block A 1-035
Deputy Director (acting) Elena Swanepoel 012 441 5549 Eskia Mphahlele Building Block B
Research Examination Coordination - Manager (acting) Fhatu Manenzhe 012 444 8633  Eskia Mphahlele Building Block A 1-033
Manager:  Honours & Postgraduate Diploma (acting) Thembeka Tshikhudo  012 441 5480 
Eskia Mphahlele Building Block A 1
School of Interdisciplinary Research & Graduate Studies (SIRGS)
Director (acting)

Prof Khanyisile Mbatha 

012 429 2832 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Building
Secretary to Director Lulu Dleleweni 012 429 8989 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Building
School of Transdisciplinary Research & Graduate Studies (STRGS)
Director (acting)

Prof Jessica Murray

012 429 3377  Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Building

Last modified: 2024/03/01