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Research Guide: Statistical support

This Guide provides post graduate students with the tips and tools necessary to successfully complete their research.

Statistical Software Downloads

Procedure for requesting software to install on personal computer:

UP registered students can request software (including To have IBM SPSS, Atlas.ti, Qualtrics and Stataon the Service Management Automation portlet on the UP portal by typing the software name on the search tab, then Request Service then follow the prompts.

Download Free software on personal computer.

  1. Download R and R studio
  2. Download Tableau Public
  3. Download Python
  4. SAS Statistical Software Download

Software on Research Commons computers

R , IBM SPSS and Atlas.ti  are installed on all Hatfield and Groenkloof Research Commons computers. The Veterinary Research Commons has SPSS & ArcGIS installed.


Statistical Consultation Service

Need assistance with Statistical Analysis using SPSS, R, PYTHON, STATA or SAS?

There is a pool of academics and researchers ready to assist with your data analysis needs, whether it be for your thesis, dissertation, journal article or book manuscript.

Contact Mikateko Ngobeni 

at with the details and your request will be allocated to a facilitator in your field of study. 


Software-specific Sources





Recommended Quantitative Statistical Support sources

Recommended Qualitative Statistical Support sources