Research systems overview

Find out more about the electronic Research Administration (eRA) system at UCT. The implementation of the eRA system has automated and streamlined the research project lifecycle.


Request research systems and business process related assistance through the ServiceNow portal. You can log errors or request additional functionality and receive a reference number immediately in your inbox.

eRA training

Attend free, virtual and in-person training sessions, bookable via SuccessFactors, on navigating the eRA System. Training sessions are offered each month with recordings made available after the virtual sessions, and include a general eRA overview, sessions on pre- and post-award processes, refresher sessions and the opportunity to book an information session for your faculty. Register for these trainings on UCT's SuccessFactors portal. Search for "eRA" in the Learning section to get started.

eRA Login

Please login to continue with eRA online here:

The eRA team

Meet the electronic Research Administration (eRA) support team who are working on the rollout of the eRA systems.


Access frequently asked questions about the eRA systems as well as certain research administrative processes.