Leading change

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

You have the power to change your world

Prince Mashele delivered Unisa’s twelfth Annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Memorial Lecture at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. Read more

Fair weather ahead for meteorology partnership

The MoU between Unisa and the South African Weather Service will empower postgraduate research students through training and exposure to modelling, monitoring, and forecasting. Read more

‘Decolonising the university’ has become too common

What is still lacking is a clear understanding of what the expression means and where the process should start, said Prof Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni at a Leading Change presentation recently. Read more

Changing inmates’ lives forever

Unisa and the Department of Correctional Services have cemented an MoU to ensure that offenders return to their respective communities as better citizens once they have served their sentences. Read more