Leading change

Everything happens for a reason, including prison

Unisa lecturer and PhD student Mbongiseni Mdakane says studying psychology is a way to heal the 10 years he spent in a cell. Read more

Decolonising research methodology must include undoing its dirty history

The process is an ethical, ontological, and political exercise rather than simply one of approach and ways of producing knowledge, says Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Director of Scholarship at Unisa's Change Management Unit. Read more

CAES scientist has the earth at her feet in quest for knowledge about soil

Unisa’s Prof Veronica Ngole-Jeme has covered vast amounts of ground, from Nigeria and Central Africa to South Africa, in her fascination with soil. Read more

Is this how the coalition cookie crumbles?

The Unisa-Sowetan Dialogue asked whether SA is experiencing ordinary growing pains or whether this is the beginning of the end for coalition and collaboration politics in the country. Read more

Elderly become tech savvy through Unisa

The School of Computing presented a free personal computer literacy course for 30 senior citizens so they can use the technology to communicate with their families. Read more

Learning to unlearn in order to re-learn

Prof Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Director of the Scholarship Change Management Unit at Unisa, addressed the MACE Gauteng Regional workshop last week on decoloniality in education. Read more

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