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From admin to top Health Professions Council of South Africa position


Dr Mapula Mojapelo-Batka’s career exemplifies the vision of Unisa.

Unisa Library now in the palm of your hand


The new app allows users to search the catalogue, request and renew material, locate a branch of choice, and scan a barcode of any book anywhere to determine whether it is available in the library collections.

SBL acknowledges Public Protector’s steadfast leadership


Advocate Thuli Madonsela was recently awarded the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership Leadership in Practice Award.

Issues in ethical and legal leadership in South Africa today


Mike Tissong, struggle icon, journalist and entrepreneur, delivered the 10th annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Memorial Lecture on Wednesday at the Apartheid Museum.

PhD at 27, inspired by her dad


Prof Jopie Pretorius, a B-rated National Research Foundation researcher in Unisa’s Department of Mercantile Law, has been a driving force behind the academic career of Dr Antoinette Pretorius.

Number one wise man honoured at Unisa


Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu, Chancellor of the University of Pretoria and SA’s first black chartered accountant, was recently awarded the degree of Doctor of Accounting Sciences (honoris causa).

Unisa hosts sports day to create LGBTI awareness


Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex students should not be excluded from university activities because of their sexual orientation.

Tertiary education has to address socio-economic challenges—Prof Mafora


The Director of Regional Services was addressing delegates at a seminar titled Exploring the white paper on post-school education and training at the Rustenburg Hub.

Thanks, Sir! Thanks, Ma’am!


Unisa’s College of Education, in partnership with the Independent Media Group, hosted a dialogue on 5 October to pay tribute to educators across the country on World Teachers’ Day.

ICDE World Conference—message from the ICDE Secretary General


Gard Titlestad welcomes the world to the 26th International Council for Open and Distance Education World Conference, to be hosted by Unisa next week.