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Prestigious award recognises Unisa as a research path setter


Unisa’s Research Department has won the prestigious DST-SARIMA Organisational Award for Excellence in Research Management.

Do you think the time has come for an economic Codesa?


Gauteng Premier David Makhura said the SA economy remains trapped in a semi-colonial apartheid reality. He was speaking at the first Unisa-Sowetan public dialogue.

Another Unisa student who puts the U in unique


“My life and its circumstances have been far from easy, but I decided to embrace all opportunities that came my way or create them for myself,” says Unisa student Canelle Friis.

First of the Unisa-Sowetan public dialogues takes off


The discourses will infuse current perspectives in the story of our developing democracy and are premised on the pioneering work of the SADET history book series.

Gender studies on the street and in the academy


Unisa’s Institute for Gender Studies hosted its first 2015 research seminar exploring Nollybooks and the work of controversial feminist theologian, Mary Daly.

Africa united from Cape to Cairo


Opening Unisa’s celebration of Africa Month, Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa said he hoped artists would use their freedom of expression to push for No Violence against Foreign Nationals.

Letting go of discriminatory labels


An HEAIDS and NACOSA survey launched at Unisa on Monday says that higher education institutions should serve as transformation incubators where intolerant tendencies are dealt with openly and sensitively.

Lessons are being learnt from signature courses


Through digibands and telecentres, Unisa is making strides in reducing unequal access to technology for its students.

Accountant by day, animal lover by night


Having loved animals from a young age, accountant Lourica Geyer is currently completing her animal health degree, her second qualification from Unisa.

The science of scientific writing


Pippa Lange is hard at work, teaching Unisa postgraduate students to write science as well as they practise it.