The Library Postgraduate Research Support service provides guidance and relevant training that supports postgraduate students and researchers during their research journey.
Information and Research Guides
See the Library Postgraduate Research Support guide for more information on recommended and authoritative resources. This guide provides a useful starting point for finding relevant subject information.
You may also consult the SAGE Research Methods guide to help you in finding the best literature to enable you to choose a methodology and launch into your research project.
A series of training sessions is scheduled to run during the 1st and 2nd semesters. Invitations to these sessions are sent to the postgraduate and research community through UWC Communication.
In the case where dates are not suitable, presentations can be done by invitation. Send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
The session cover but are not limited to the following:
The Division for Postgraduate Studies (DPGS) offers virtual mentoring to registered UWC postgraduate (PG) students.
Duties of the Writing Coaches
Duties of the Statistical Coaches
COACHES DO NOT WRITE FOR STUDENTS AND ARE NOT SUPERVISORS!
To request and be assigned a writing or statistical coach, please complete the JOTFORM via the link below:
The UWC Writing Centre aims to assist students with academic writing through providing support, feedback and advice, which is given by postgraduate tutors. It also helps lecturers to support the development of students’ writing in their courses.
They offer assistance with the following elements of writing:
There are a few ways of booking a consultation:
You need to provide the Writing Centre with a copy of the draft of the writing you are working on, the assignment question (and instructions). If the lecturer has given you a rubric for the assignment, please share that with us as well. The Writing Centre should be able to give you an appointment within 24 hours, depending on how busy they are. Please leave yourself enough time to work on the assignment once you have received feedback.
University of the Western Cape,
Robert Sobukwe Road,
Tel: 021 959 2946