Research ethics

Research Integrity (Academic Integrity)

Unisa's attitude and procedure in dealing with allegations of research transgressions are set out in the Policy of Academic Integrity and the Policy on Research Ethics, underpinned by the values of Fairness, Confidentiality, Human Dignity and Honesty.

Unisa follows a decentralised academic integrity operational system. When a research integrity transgression by an employee or student is suspected, a complaint can be lodged via e-mail or telephonic communication with the Head of Postgraduate Studies and Research in the relevant College, the College Research Ethics and Integrity Advisor (REIA) (if applicable) or the Unisa Research Integrity Office ( Reporting can also be done by walk in, hotline, or by e-mail to the Internal Audit Department.

Unisa Ethics Hotline

Tel: 0800075278

Fax: 0867261681


Please see the Academic Integrity Policy under Policies.

Last modified: 2023/10/04