Leading change

The NDP's progressive development

Minister Jeff Radebe said at the Unisa NDP 2030 lecture last week that the plan envisions a South Africa where opportunity is determined not by birth, but by ability, education, and hard work. Read more

Unisa in top 1000 global list

The university is one of only eight South African universities to make the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. Read more

Meet Thabo Albert Mokhele—the deaf barista

The need to empower deaf communities for employment has resulted in Unisa creating the officially accredited Short Course in Barista Skills. Read more

Unisa to establish UNESCO Chair on ODL

CEDU’s Prof Moeketsi Letseka says this initiative will go a long way to support sustainable development goals through distance learning. Read more

Weighing in on the 2017 Kenyan elections

Three Unisa academics share their insights on the outcome of the hotly contested and now disputed polls. Read more

Build communities, not infrastructure

Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of the Department of Human Settlements (DHS), said at a Unisa seminar that urbanisation was a reality and had to be planned. Read more

Decolonising knowledge for Africa’s renewal

Prof Vuyisile Msila's latest book “is a beautiful thread in a reconstructive tapestry that patiently weaves passionate, practical, and scholarly strands that address the dehumanisation and erosion of African cultures.” Read more

Absa allocates over R6 million for disadvantaged Unisa students

The bank signed an MoU with the university to formalise a long-standing partnership to enhance education through the Unisa-Absa Public Private Partnership Scholarship Programme. Read more

Focus on improving and innovating in curriculum development

Speaking on the Consumer Guard talk show on the African News Network Channel, Unisa's Professor Elize du Plessis said it was important to design a holistic, Afrocentric curriculum within a diverse learning environment. Read more

We should make unorthodox use of many thinkers

Speaking at Unisa’s Founders Lecture, Unisa Council member Prof Muxe Nkondo said this is one of the ways to carry out the ambitious undertaking of radical transformation. Read more