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SARS should treat people fairly—Tax Ombud

If they do they will inculcate in people a sense of responsibility, and they will enable citizens to comply with their tax duties, said Judge Bernard Ngoepe at the launch of the 2016/17 Tax Ombud Annual Report at Unisa. Read more

The SRC exists to serve all students

To assist more than 360 000 students effectively, it is imperative to have Unisa SRC structures decentralised, with the National SRC complemented by the nine Regional SRCs. Read more

Unisans inaugurated as ASSAf and SAYAS members

Sonja Bosch and Chris de Wet join these esteemed academies in 2017, which will no doubt have a positive impact on the university as a whole. Read more

Dr Phumudzo Munyai is his only competition right now

The Unisa law academic is the first South African to obtain a PhD in competition law and aims to position the university as a leader in the field. Read more

The fabric of LGBTI stigma needs to be reworked

Unisa's fourth Quiltbag Project seminar invited Justice Edwin Cameron as its keynote speaker last week. Read more

Africa Speaks interrogates the study and uses of African languages in higher education

Prof Nomalanga Mkhize, a senior lecture at the Nelson Mandela University, presented at the recent Africa Speaks lecture series hosted by the College of Human Sciences. Read more

‘Luminescent’ Unisan shines in China

Dr Luyanda Noto, postdoctoral Fellow in Unisa’s Department of Physics, attended the BRICS Young Scientist Forum in Hang Zhou this year. Read more

More than 11 000 qualifications awarded at Unisa

Making up these numbers were many remarkable graduates, including Julius Malema, party leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters. Read more

Courage is my compass

Pravin Gordhan, former Minister of Finance, received the Unisa SBL Leadership in Practice Award for taking a stand against corruption and upholding honour. Read more