Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages

Limpopo health MEC talks social problems at Unisa school health convention

Unisa’s Department of Health Studies in the College of Human Sciences recently hosted Limpopo Health MEC, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, at the 2017 School Health Convention where she spoke on the importance of the Integrated School Health Programme. Read more

Domestic violence: Why take a stand now? Alternatively, why not now?

Karabo Mokoena was not the first women in South Africa to be murdered at the hands of her intimate partner and she will not be the last if society and government do not play equal roles in combatting this pandemic. This is the view of Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko from the Department of Sociology in the College of Human Sciences. Read more

CHS hosts innovative #HerStory Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

The College of Human Sciences in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy in Pretoria and WikimediaZA hosted a #HerStory Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon aimed at increasing women representation and content on the encyclopedia. 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

The impact of trauma on spirituality of children and youth in modern society

Spirituality contains the word ritual, therefore, to live a spiritual and peaceful life one has to adopt spiritual and meaningful rituals, says Joan Marston, ambassador of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network at a recent Unisa conference. Read more

Happiness at the workplace, exploring the challenges

The School of Social Sciences explored the dynamics of bullying and harassment at a seminar for happiness in the workplace. Read more

All-new Unisa Language Festival takes multilingualism to Gauteng schools

An all-new Unisa Language Festival promoting multilingualism kicked off this August. The Festival, which previously comprised of a one-day show, has in 2017, transformed into a roadshow aimed this year at grade nine and 10 learners in Gauteng schools. Read more

Zanele Mbeki, former social worker, among speakers at CHS lecture

Social work in South Africa must follow a transformative agenda, focusing on engaging with the root causes of poverty and inequality. 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

The curious paradoxes of knowledge and power

Congratulations to the College of Human Sciences’ Professor Luyanda Dube who was inaugurated to full professorship in August 2017. Read more