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Renaissance not a revolution but a revelation


“We think it is politicians, with the making of laws, that make our lands fruitful. They must be fruitful in ideals and vision first. Our job is to dream right

Water is a moving target, calling for fluid research

Unisa’s Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability research unit is investigating advanced technologies for the supply of safe, pure drinking water while also looking at new sources through reclamation, recycling and reuse.

FameLab, the pop idols for scientists

Two Unisa students, Itani Given Madiba and Maropeng Nemutanzhela, made it to the final rounds FameLab, the “pop idols for scientists”.

They were among 16 young scientists who participated in

Twenty young pianists to compete for Unisa prize

Twenty young pianists have been selected to participate in the 5th Unisa National Piano Competition from 11 July to 18 July in the ZK Matthews Great Hall on Unisa’s Muckleneuk

Regional bursary fund launched

The picturesque mountains of Somerset West provided the backdrop for the first Unisa Western Cape Shaping Futures Golf Challenge on 27 March 2015 at the Erinvale Golf Estate, which is

Serving students with disabilities

Unisa’s Western Cape Region launched a one-of-a-kind multi-purpose centre that features the latest in access technology.

Unisa law student crowned 1st princess at Miss South Africa 2015

Refilwe Mthimunye, who is now the enviable second fairest in the land, thanks the university community for its support.

Unisa switches off for Earth Hour


Have you ever wondered what the Pretoria skyline would look like without the Unisa Muckleneuk Campus lights? Well those in the area during Earth Hour on 28 March got front row seats to this sight.

Re-visiting the Afro-Sino partnership


China’s relationship with Africa is a continuous source of fascination and debate—a relationship of many narratives and one that needs deep introspection into political, cultural and economic contexts.

New direction for Unisa Foundation Board of Trustees


Dr Jackie Mphafudi and Yvonne Chaka Chaka Mhinga were unanimously elected as the 2015–2017 chairperson and vice-chairperson respectively.