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Connecting critical thought to social realities


Unisa’s Prof Mohamed Seedat tells us why universities should be and are increasingly becoming involved in community engaged research as part of their social and educational mandate.

Empowering communities with nutrition principles

A Unisa short learning programme is helping health workers to identify malnutrition and address it appropriately, specifically in adverse conditions.

Unisa Summer School to focus on decolonisation of knowledge, power and identity


Issues pertaining to the decolonisation of knowledge, power and identity, and race and racial domination will take centre stage at Unisa’s 2015 Annual Summer School to be held at the

Stars in their eyes

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Astronomy Outreach Programme has a starring role in community engagement outreach.

Orchestrating social change through music

The Unisa Music Centre in Soshanguve, with 1 400 music students and 64 tutors, is now one of the biggest programmes of its kind in South Africa.

It’s all about the community

An in-depth interview with Prof Narend Baijnath, Unisa’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor, reveals how much the university contributes to national development.

Unisa grant promotes innovation


The university’s Innovation Support Programme is important for establishing researchers.

Love poem to India excites the senses


Unisa Press invites you to experience the sights, sounds and smells of India with Ari Sitas’s From Around the world in eighty days—The India section.

Are e-cigarettes dangerous?


A Unisa health expert weighs in on the vaping phenomenon occurring world-wide.

Chance 2 Advance reaches Dennilton and Mitchell’s Plain


Participants benefited from 18 relevant workshops designed to cater for their unique learning contexts.