RESEARCH@WSU

Walter Sisulu University serves the people of Eastern Cape Province where it is located with strong aspirations to improve its national and international educational leadership standing. WSU is strategically located to serve the deep rural and poorly stricken community of the Eastern Cape. It is committed to advancing the frontiers of research in Eastern Cape, in particular, South Africa and the world.
This section contains the University’s research goals, strategic projections and approach and the way forward for the directorate.

Research goal

The University’s research goal is to create an enabling environment for staff to conduct applied and basic research and empower staff and students with research knowledge and skills.


 
WSU’s strategic projections

The Directorate of Research Development ambit of responsibility includes a formidable list of key responsibilities.

A strategic approach for enhancing research

The University’s Directorate of Research Development aims to create an enabling environment for staff to conduct research and empower staff and students with research knowledge and skills. This approach, it believes, is the cornerstone for enhancing research and will be achieved through 14 outputs.

The way forward

The University’s Directorate for Research Development will focus on four pillars in order to further build research capacity and outputs.


Contact us

For more information, contact us in East London on (telephone) +27(0)43 708 5444 and Mthatha on (telephone) +27(0)47 502 2819. Contact details for our team 

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