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CSET Recognition of Prior Learning candidate abroad


Kasturie Pillay, who is studying Mechanical Engineering at Unisa, is one of 12 young engineers chosen to go to France to learn the skills needed to build new trains for PRASA, and to design variants of these trains.

Germany and SA to turn challenges into opportunities


The German Ambassador says his country is committed to supporting South Africa’s unwavering efforts to build and enhance the just and fair society being striven for.

Unisa’s National Piano Competition starts soon


Whether you fancy classical or jazz tickling of the ivories, book your tickets now for the finals on 18 July.

SA youth must define freedom on their own terms


When students were shot during the Soweto student uprising on 16 June 1976, they fled to the Regina Mundi church. The Unisa-Sowetan Dialogues returned to this church discussing youth freedom in democratic SA.

Setting off on her green journey


Fusing her studies with her passion for environmental education, Unisa student Falon Kisundas has been selected as a KZN regional semi-finalist for the Miss Earth SA leadership programme.

The ‘fatherless’ on Father’s Day: Voices from the Cape Flats


Even when biological fathers are absent, youngsters identify other people in their families and their community who act as role models, nurturers, and supporters.

Unisa holds crucial COP21 discussions


Unisa, in collaboration with the diplomatic missions of the European Union, Germany, UK, Denmark and the US hosted a climate diplomacy day on 17 June 2015.

Exxaro Chair and partners host premier flagship international conference


This success demonstrates the impact the chair has had on climate change and green economy/growth discourses locally, regionally, continentally, and globally.

Who owns the legacy of the Soweto revolt?


Should that honour go to the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM), the African National Congress (ANC), or the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC)?

Unisa research office forms new partnerships in Italy, India and China


These international agreements and memoranda of understanding are opening up opportunities for researchers and postgraduate students in science.