Leading change

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

Radical African scholars are not in African universities today

Speaking at an international conference hosted by Unisa, Prof Adam Habib said the reason is due to the destruction of the African university by thoughtless action by government. Read more

Madonsela calls on Unisa to tell stories of faceless women

Speaking at a Women’s Month dialogue at the university, the Chief Patron of the Thuli Madonsela Foundation said documenting their stories would show that women have led change in South Africa and in the world. Read more

Open University of China and Unisa explore collaboration prospects

OUC affords students both face-to-face and online learning opportunities, which makes collaboration with Unisa as an ODL institution a feasible one. Read more

Youth education and empowerment through music

The Unisa Music Foundation is giving about 1 400 students from disadvantaged backgrounds access to musical instruments and free lessons. Read more

Setting an example to #DefineTomorrow

Prof Mpho Ngoepe's research focuses upon archives and records management in relation to accountability, justice, and auditing. Read more

Selling Agenda 2063 to Africa

Unisa and the African Union Commission met this week to review activities implemented as part of their research and capacity-building MoU to solve problems and address the needs of the continent. Read more

Rappin’ thesis, virtual viewing

The first live broadcast seminar from Unisa’s digital teaching laboratory featured another first: Obasi Shaw, who made academic history with a ten-track rap album as his final thesis at Harvard. Read more