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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Research data: UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

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2021 Student governance

As a function of SAS, student governance is primarily focused on supporting the student body to self-organize aspects of campus life and be ...

2020 Student governance and activism: implications for higher education and student affairs

Student governance is one of the most challenging domains of SAS because it is a politically involved and sensitive function that affects al...

2020 South Africa

South Africa has 26 public universities which enrol about 1 million students (2015) and over 120 typically small private HEIs that cater for...

2020 Editorial: racism and Corona: two viruses affecting higher education and the student experience

This issue comes at a time when the world is in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic and on lockdown, and when there is a worldwide outrage ...