College of Human Sciences

Not up a blind alley but down a triumphal road to a PhD

In spite of his severe vision loss, Unisan Nico van Blerk has overcome all odds on his journey to a doctorate in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, which was awarded to him by the university on 9 May 2018. Read more

Be brave, nobody else can be brave for you

When one hears the story of Tinevimbo Matambanadzo and the challenges she had to overcome in order to graduate, one will then truly understand the strength of a Unisa student. Read more

Portrait of the artist as a young man

The Chair of Council’s commissioned portrait was unveiled at Unisa in April this year. But who is Nhlanhla Nhlapo, the painter who has immortalised Sakhi Simelane in oil? Read more