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Unisa secures four spots in top 35 Africans under 35 list


Four Unisa scholars have been listed in the top 35 Africans under 35 list by Young People in International Affairs.

War and law—changing trends in armed conflict


International Humanitarian Law remains an under-studied field in Africa.

Drug abuse becoming more prevalent across Tshwane


Results of a CLAW Community Engagement Flagship project focusing on drug abuse by Mamelodi High School grade 10 learners are worrying.

Transformation in HE discussed at Chancellor’s Calabash awards

Roeland van de Geer, head of the EU delegation to SA, highlighted Unisa’s contribution to the country and the impact of distance education in transforming HE.

A personal experience of Tourette Syndrome by Unisa artist


Lucas Langa, a third-level Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology student, draws inspiration from his son’s neurological disorder.

Celts hold key to reversing language shift


Welsh has survived in an ocean of English. Can South Africa’s indigenous languages do the same?

Non-Africans should not be defining our problems


The higher education sector has a critical role to play in the reclaiming, retelling, and re-writing of Africa’s story, said Prof Adebayo Olukoshi when he delivered the Unisa Founders’ Lecture.

Creating education and training pathways in SA


Unisa hosts the signing of a memoranda of agreements formalising the partnerships between Unisa and 12 technical and vocational education and training colleges.

From journalist to judge: Thokozile Masipa speaks


The Unisa alumnus reveals her insights on life, the importance of education, transformation of the judiciary, women’s empowerment, and how Unisa provided a space for her.

Geographical research ‘Hedding’ for Antarctica


Dr David Hedding of the Department of Geography has received a prestigious NRF grant to focus on the cosmogenic dating of the glacial surfaces on sub-Antarctic Marion Island.