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Gender-based violence: Men also vulnerable


A Unisa dialogue co-presented by the Employee Relations and Wellness Directorate and the Office of the Dean of Students formed part of Unisa’s support for both 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children and Red Ribbon Month.

Blueprint to turn capital into green city


Unisa is a key partner in the Tshwane Green Economy Research Network, a collaborative research and knowledge exchange platform.

Unisa mobile vet clinic lends a paw to needy communities


The Unisa Animal Health team will be able to perform basic clinical procedures such as spays and castrations and provide vaccinations and parasite control.

Gender-based violence still a challenge in South Africa


Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko from the Department of Sociology at Unisa marks the 16 Days of Activism for NO Violence against Women and Children campaign by recounting a poignant case study from her research.

Wows and woes of an academic journal editor


Editorship offers many opportunities for personal enrichment and community development, said Prof Inge Kosch at her inaugural lecture.

Top lecturers share their teaching secrets: passion, focus and flexibility


For the winners of SA’s National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards, there’s no greater reward than teaching the continent’s next generation of thinkers and leaders.

Deepening ties across the invisible borders of the African diaspora


Unisa and the University of the West Indies have signed a memorandum of understanding in the spirit of academic exchange in higher education.

Lego League transforms Unisa into robot paradise


In an explosion of colour, war cries, and displays of robotics brilliance, the Gauteng Central leg of the 2015 FLL competition saw 30 teams compete for seven coveted places in the national finals.

Sensory feast for local music aficionados in store


The announcement of Unisa’s 13th International Piano Competition competitors, with up-and-coming artists from as far afield as the Ukraine and Republic of Korea, has created much anticipation in both the national and international music community.

The three culprits behind South Africa’s weird weather patterns


As maximum temperatures soared in South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria, during the second week of November, residents were asking: why is it so unbearably hot this year? And why have there been successive heat waves?