Supervisor Enrichment Orientation

The Supervisor Enrichment Orientation Programme is designed to help supervisors identify strategies to address key challenges that they face, whilst providing them with the University of Johannesburg’s expectations for supervisory responsibilities and tips on how to locate support and resources to become a more effective supervisor.

The programme is aimed at new, current and aspiring postgraduate supervisors who are potentially looking to enrich their professional development such as: Academic and Support staff, Postdoctoral Research Fellows (PDRFs), Research Associates and Research Fellows.

Please note that the details for our 2024 Supervisor Enrichment Orientation Programme will be announced closer to the event.


The first Supervisor Enrichment Orientation was held on the 6th of September 2023 at the Postgraduate School Training Room, Akanya Building (1st floor), APK Campus.

The programme included a keynote address by Dr Puleng Motshoane – Senior Manager Academic Development and Support, University of Johannesburg on the topic: South African Universities Need to Better Support Doctoral Supervisors

The orientation programme content overview included:

Masterclass 1: Navigating the Proposal Writing phase – Prof Nompumelelo Ntshingila
Masterclass 2: Directing the Data/Production phase – Dr Jacques van Appel
Masterclass 3: Finalizing the Data/Textual analysis and writing the thesis report – Dr Krishna Govender
Masterclass 4: Navigating remote supervision – Prof Fritz Nganje

For more information on the full programme, please click here


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