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Vote now in the Unisa SRC Election


From 15 to 26 August 2016 you once again have an opportunity to exercise your democratic right by electing the new Unisa Students’ Representative Council (SRC)

Billy goes to Marikana—the staged lives and times of two mining towns


Unisa’s Prof Alinah Kelo Segobye says through art we encounter the pain and anguish of communities dependent on mining with no signs of hope at the end of the dark tunnel.

Paying tribute to the midwives of our democracy


The MoU with SAWID is aimed at advancing women’s interests and signals the university’s commitment to undo the effects of patriarchy.

Meet Unisa’s Women of the Year


This is why Rachel Prinsloo, Krishnee Kissoonduth, Nomsa Lediga, Thandiwe Mchunu, Julia Bopape, and Adèle Blacker are shining stars at the university.

Another WISA winner


Prof Shivani Bhardwaj Mishra was the second runner up in the award for Natural and Physical Science at the Women in Science Awards last week.

From ‘so what’ to ‘what if’


The Unisa Library and the Unisa Department of Information Science successfully hosted the seventh LIS Research Symposium in July.

Unisa alumna heading Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa


The SA Tobacco Institute has appointed Advocate Simi Pillay-van Graan as CEO.

Vote for your representatives in the 2016 Unisa SRC Election


Elections for the 2016 Student Representative Council (SRC) take place from Monday 15 August 2016 to Friday 26 August 2016.

Naomi Nkealah and Shivani Bhardwaj Mishra win at WISA


For the fifth year in a row, Unisa academics have won at the Women in Science Awards.

2030 graduation class of scientists now in Grade 3


Unisa’s Patricia Gouws says that if we as a country want to get serious about our need for scientists, engineers, and technologists, then we need to make these fields accessible to as wide a community as possible.