College of Human Sciences

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

Exploring prayer and divine involvement

Prof Dirk van der Merwe from the Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology in the College of Human Sciences presented on the “Pauline exhortation towards a ‘Spirituality of prayer’”. Read more

The fabric of LGBTI stigma needs to be reworked

Unisa's fourth Quiltbag Project seminar invited Justice Edwin Cameron as its keynote speaker last week. Read more

Africa Speaks interrogates the study and uses of African languages in higher education

Prof Nomalanga Mkhize, a senior lecture at the Nelson Mandela University, presented at the recent Africa Speaks lecture series hosted by the College of Human Sciences. Read more

Eradicating the discrimination against LGBTIQ students

“For the country to eradicate HIV/AIDS and reach the envisioned zero HIV infection, a new level of zero stigma and discrimination should be reached, says award winning researcher in the College of Human Sciences, Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi. Read about her journey as an advocate for the LGBTIQ community and HIV/AIDS. Read more

The question of epistemic justice

Prof Pascah Mungwini (Department of Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology) calls for commitment of new canon building and adopting strategic particularism as way to addressing the problem of epistemic injustice. He was speaking about this during his inaugural lecture. Read more

Linguistics at Unisa has a big role to play in South Africa

Napjadi Eugene Letsoalo from Unisa’s Department of Linguistics and Moderns Languages speaks on the role that linguistics can play resolving social problems in South Africa. Read more

Weighing in on the 2017 Kenyan elections

Three Unisa academics share their insights on the outcome of the hotly contested and now disputed polls. Read more

Success is all about making efforts

Giving is from the heart not from the pocket. The Departments of Health Studies and Sociology collaborated with Singita Charity Foundation to celebrate Mandela Day. Read more

Exploring the role of the media in conflict escalation

The Minister of Communications, Ayanda Dldodlo addresses students at the Media Dialogue hosted by the Communications Students’ Association in the College of Human Sciences. Read more