College of Human Sciences

Can a Prison-to-College pipeline be built in South Africa?

“It is far cheaper to educate people, than to incarcerate people,” said Professor Baz Dreisinger during an Inside-Out Outside in South African Corrections Interest group seminar. Read more

Why Zuma’s trial matters for South Africa’s constitutional democracy

Unisa's Prof Dirk Kotzé says that former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. Read more

RIP Winnie Mandela

CHS is saddened by the loss of the mother of our nation, Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Read more

Madiba’s granddaughter: “Mandelas are human beings, too”

As Zoleka Mandela walked across the graduation stage, it appeared as if fate had destined this year for her graduation as this is the year her grandfather would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Read more

Decolonising social work education

The most suitable entry point to decolonising education is to disrupt the classroom space, said Dr Delores Mullings (Memorial University of Newfound Land, Canada) when she was hosted by the Department of Social work in the College of Human Sciences. Read more

Queer life in the global South

The Institute for Gender Studies in the College of Human Sciences hosted a Lectures Conference themed “Queer life in the global South”. Read more

Equipping lectures with supervision skills

The Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology in the College of Human Sciences equips its lectures with supervision skills. Read more

From security guard to archives supervisor

Jonathan Mukwevho is living proof that at Unisa it doesn’t matter where you are coming from but it matters where you are going. Read more

Best and brightest researchers take their place in the spotlight

A grand total of 71 research awards were handed out when Unisa held its annual Research & Innovation awards ceremony. Read more

Is Inxeba movie is colonialism at its most advanced level

As part of its Research and Innovation week activities, the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology hosted a thought-provoking discussion on the controversial local film, Inxeba: The Wound. Read more