How do I submit my thesis / dissertation to the Unisa Institutional Repository (UnisaIR)?

This article is about the route to follow when submitting your thesis / dissertation to the Unisa Institutional Repository


Access the UnisaIR at

  • After examining and approving a thesis/dissertation, the supervisor should email the final edited copy in pdf to the Library at
  • Please enter the name of the student (author) in the subject field of the email message.
  • A confirmation message will be sent to the supervisor.
  • Theses and dissertations will be uploaded by the Library. Please provide at least three weeks for the processing and uploading of the item to the UnisaIR.
  • Kindly note that no alerts will be sent once the item has been uploaded. You may browse your name under “Author” on the UnisaIR web page.
  • Please do not submit ETDs that contain sensitive or confidential content to the UnisaIR as the University will not be liable for any legal action resulting from content submitted to the UnisaIR.

Guidelines for submission of electronic versions of theses and dissertations

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  • Last Updated Nov 25, 2021
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  • Answered By Sophie van der Walt

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