Leading change

2017 a watershed year for transformation at Unisa

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the academic year, Prof Mandla Makhanya said that transformation is a collective journey and we all have to lead it. Read more

From rural Matatiele to one of the youngest CAs at 23

Prof Lungile Ntsalaze shares that getting to this point came with many challenges along the way. This is his story. Read more

Unisa researchers work on one million euro project

The CEMS Computability, Complexity, and Randomness in Decision Sciences research group is contributing to Computing with Infinite Data, which involves universities in eight European countries, as well as Japan, Korea, Chile, and SA. Read more

Her research won’t be going into the spam folder

Dr Sebo Tladi is the first black South African to earn a PhD in Electronic Communications Law. Her research will assist consumers to be savvy and cautious when using e-mail and text messaging. Read more

Unisa LLB programme receives thumbs up from CHE

Unisa has warmly received the great news from the Council on Higher Education on the accreditation of its LLB programme. Read more

African knowledge key to re-humanising HE

The recent Unisa-M&G Critical Thinking Forum focused on social inclusion, which, like social justice, is at the heart of the transformation and decolonialisation debates in higher education and the policy environment. Read more

A country ‘lost in transition’?

Prof Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni explored the idea of South Africa as a national question from a decolonial perspective when he delivered the fourth annual Neville Alexander Memorial Lecture. Read more

Africa’s blue economy on the crest of a wave

Prof Raphael Mpofu led a Unisa delegation to the University of Seychelles to discuss economic development driven by a maritime strategy in line with AU Agenda 2063. Read more

The 2017 Unisa Chancellor’s Calabash Awards—a recognition of courage

Gill Marcus, Dr Frene Ginwala, Sally Motlana, and Naledi Pandor were honoured by the university for bettering the lives of the citizens of South Africa. Read more