Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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2018 Towards an expanded discourse on graduate outcomes in South Africa

With a growing culture of accountability and institutional 'managerialism' at universities and other higher education institutions, graduate...

2013 "We've got you pegged": programme choice in the transition to, and passage through, higher education

A 2010 paper published in Higher Education investigated the relationship between South African Grade 12 students' programme preferences in 2...

2010 The skills cline: higher education and the supply-demand complex in South Africa

This paper investigates the relationship between Grade 12 learner preferences for study in higher education, student enrolment in higher edu...