Leading change

Unisans inaugurated as ASSAf and SAYAS members

Sonja Bosch and Chris de Wet join these esteemed academies in 2017, which will no doubt have a positive impact on the university as a whole. Read more

‘There is something wrong with the wiring in our heads,’ argues Mosibudi Mangena

The former president of AZAPO delivered the eighth Unisa Annual Memorial Lecture in honour of the late Prof Es’kia Mphahlele at Polokwane on Friday. Read more

Bhekie Mamba plans to position CSET as a world-class college

The Executive Dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology will also cement the African footprint of the university by garnering strategic partnerships within the continent. Read more

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