College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Selling the maths story to more and more potential mathematicians

I was eager to join a university of the future that uses innovative teaching methodologies to reach students who would otherwise be unreachable. I feel that Unisa is the one university that is making the most difference in today’s world, and I wanted to be a part of it Read more

Bhekie Mamba plans to position CSET as a world-class college

Having taken up the position of Executive Dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) earlier this year, Professor Bhekie Mamba said he feels humbled by the confidence the university has placed on him in being able to steward this college. Read more

Tackling the status quo of emerging contaminants in Southern Africa

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) held a workshop on emerging water contaminants, which took place at the Science Campus on 28 August 2017. This is the research contribution conducted by the College’s Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability (NanoWS) research unit. Read more

Unisan scoops 2017 NRF award

Diane Hildebrandt is the 2017 Champion of Research Capacity Development and Transformation at SA HEIs in honour of her contribution to the transformation of the country’s science community and landscape. Read more

Celebrated for leadership and excellence

Percy Sibanda, a second-level student in Mechanical Engineering at Unisa, has won an Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) award for leadership and excellence at the third annual ABSIP Student Awards held in Sandton on 16 September 2017. Read more

Young, black, and successful

A new generation of researchers is making its presence felt at Unisa. Young, black and successful, they are setting the pace in conducting research with a positive impact on society and publishing their findings in accredited journals that the best scholars in their fields read. Read more

Geo centre gifts Unisa with equipment

The Department of Engineering in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) was generously supplied with survey equipment by ProtSurv Geo Centre (Pty) Ltd (formerly Protea Surveying Instruments). Read more

Appy days ahead for these ten talented young people

Unisa’s CSET ICT4D Flagship is launching the Mobile App Development Programme for Unemployed Youth in Siyabuswa, Mpumalanga, in partnership with the CSIR. Read more

Man meets machine…machine reads man!

Unisa’s School of Computing has proven once again that it is at the cutting edge of technology and research by acquiring equipment that measures a wide range of physiological indicators. Read more

Simplify and make science accessible

There is a need to move from blue sky research to a research that resolves local issues, said College of Science, Technology and Engineering Executive Dean, Prof Bheki Mamba, speaking at a discussion about science and transformation at Unisa Read more