College of Human Sciences

Dr Mathebane wins top Social Work award

Dr Mbazima Mathebane from the Department of Social Work in Unisa’s College of Human Sciences was this year awarded the Up and Coming Educator of the Year from the Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI). He dedicates his award to his late wife Winnie Mathebane. Read more

Young Academics Programme: Developing future leaders in CHS

Since its inception, Unisa’s Young Academics Programme has proven to be very effective. It has produced individuals who are taking up leadership positions including a host of CHS young academics. Read more

Unisa masters and doctorate art students wow guests

The Department of Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology in the College of Human Sciences hosted a Masters and Doctorate Exhibition 2017, which highlighted the artworks of its students. Read more

The scourge of sentencing violent crimes against women in South Africa

The popular discourse on femicide in South Africa is often linked to socio-economic deprivations of the majority of black population who live mainly in poor townships. However, this is not an accurate reflection of femicide says Unisa sociologist Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko. Read more

Unisa’s Nelspruit Campus embraces diversity

The Nelspruit Campus in the North-Eastern Region in collaboration with Tirisano Collaborative and Community Engagement Projects in the College of Human Science’s Department of Sociology hosted a community and workplace dialogue themed Diversity and transformation in the workplace. Read more

The Unisa journeys of the CHS retirees of 2017

Unisa’s College of Human Sciences bids farewells to 15 of its staff members who retire this year. These are the trailblazers who created in roads and paths for those who are to come after. Read more

The Critical Care Environment: Should it be Africanised?

Prof Annalie Botha delivered her inaugural lecture this year entitled The Critical Care Environment: Should it be Africanised? Read more

Becoming agents of transformation

The Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology in the College of Human Sciences hosted a public lecture on reformation, transformation and change agency to celebrate the 500 years of reformation. Read more

SA archives are without archives

“Failure to address the situation of ‘archives without archives’ will render these repositories white elephants and empty vessels” said Prof Mpho Ngoepe from the Department of Information Science in Unisa’s College of Human Sciences during his inaugural lecture. Read more

The mentees of today are the mentors of tomorrow

The College of Human Sciences hosed the 2017 Mentorship graduation and closing ceremony which celebrated and recognised the journey travelled by the mentors and mentees. Read more