Notice Board


  News for 2018

Please note new vacancies at UP and IDSC …
See the vacancies page for more information …

2018 25th Annual Conference – more …

2017 Conference Presentations – more …

2017 Learning Analytics Institute Presentations – more …

2017 Quality Forum Presentationsmore …

2017 Conference Scholarshipsmore …



18-19 April : Learning Analytics Institute Foundations, Gauteng (TBC)

6-7 June : Quality Forum, Port Elizabeth (hosted by Nelson Mandela University)

14 August : HEMIS Foundations – Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West (hosted by Stellenbosch University)

15-16 August : HEMIS Institute – Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West (hosted by Stellenbosch University)

5-8 November : Annual Conference 2018, Durban (hosted by Durban University of Technology – workshops on the 5th)

Exco meetings 2018

The Exco meeting dates have been confirmed …

21 February @ 10h00 to 12h00 (Skype)

12 April @ 10h00 to 12h00 (Skype)

20-21 June @ Opikopi Guesthouse in Pretoria

19 September @ 10h00 to 12h00 (Skype)

New Vice-President 2018
At the recent Exco strategic workshop held in Pretoria, Ms Nicky Muller was voted in as the new Vice-President – congratulations Nicky

SAAIR Exco Workshop 2018
The SAAIR Exco strategic planning workshop was held on 27th and 28th January in Pretoria

  Conference 2018

Re-imagining our universities: the role and impact of institutional research in times of disruption

Maharani Hotel, Durban – hosted by DUT

( 6-8 November 2018; workshops 5 November )

more …

  Conference Themes

Rethinking University Engagement in Africa (Windhoek, 2017)
Considering the #mustfall campaigns – New opportunities for Southern African Higher Education Institutional Research (Potchefstroom, 2016)
Supporting Decision-making in Southern African Higher Education (Cape Town, 2015)
Yesterday, today and tomorrow: 21 years of Institutional Research (Pretoria, 2014)
Enhancing the student experience through innovative institutional research (Durban, 2013)
Standards (Bloemfontein, 2012)
Enhancement (Cape Town, 2011)
Student Success (Johannesburg, 2010)
The Impact of IR on Institutional Effectiveness: Are we Closing the Loop? (Port Elizabeth, 2009)
IR Responding to the Changing Higher Education Environment (Windhoek, 2008)
Providing MI to reach Institutional Goals: for Whom, What and How? (Stellenbosch, 2007)
Quality in Higher Education: Benchmarking and Barriers (Gabarone, 2006)
Checking the pulse of Higher Education: Efficiency, Effectiveness and Resourcing (Mthatha, 2005)
Excellence in practice (Durban, 2004)
Institutional Research: Extending the borders (Bloemfontein, 2003)
Management Information Technology and Systems for Institutional Research (Cape Town, 2002)
Research and Development in Higher Education: Meeting Challenges through Technology and Innovation (Joint with SAARDHE, Belville, 2001)
The reconfiguration of the South African Higher Education landscape and its implications for institutional research (Port Elizabeth, 2000)