College of Graduate Studies

Unisan adds 'Science Oscar' to his achievements in 2018

Congratulations to Prof Malik Maaza who won the NSTF-GreenMatter Award at the 2017/2018 NSTF-South32 awards last week. These annual awards recognise, celebrate and reward outstanding excellence in science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa. Read more

My vision for Unisa research is that of unyielding excellence—Meyiwa

New Vice-Principal of Research, Postgraduate Studies, Innovation, and Commercialisation, Prof Thenjiwe (Thenji) Meyiwa has pledged to commit to Unisa and, in particular, to her researchers, to provide an ethos and an enabling environment for research. Read more

Report recommends SA to make History compulsory in 2023

The Ministerial Task Team, led by its chairperson, Unisan Prof Sifiso Ndlovu, has recommended that the subject should be phased in incrementally in Grade 10. Read more

Son of the African continent honoured by world body

Unisa congratulates Prof Malik Maaza, who was announced yesterday as the 2018 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education winner. Read more

2017/2018 NSTF-South32 finalists announced

Malik Maaza and Titus Msagati have been recognised across four categories for these prestigious awards in science, engineering, technology, and innovation. Read more

In defence of a human rights culture

The Unisa College of Graduate Studies and its Institute for Social and Health Sciences hosted the 13th Annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Memorial Lecture at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg last month. Read more

Rethinking of a new Africa

Delivering the Archie Mafeje Memorial Lecture at Unisa, eminent African scholar Dr Ibbo Mandaza said that Archie Mafeje had influenced in no small measure the subsequent generation of African scholars towards a greater understanding of Southern African society Read more

Africa-centred energy technologies are safe and sustainable

Through community-engaged research, Unisa’s Safe and Sustainable Energy Project is innovating purpose-fit solutions to living conditions in the Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia. Read more

PhD student explores deep mysteries of the universe

When an African scientist with a dream and a world-famous nuclear research centre come together, the results can only be spectacular. Read more

Maaza honoured with R1.2 million Kwame Nkrumah award

The incumbent of the UNESCO-Unisa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology has been recognised at a continental level for his pioneering work in science and technology. Read more