News & Media

It’s Youth Month—time to celebrate living the legacy

Take five enthusiastic young Unisa engineering students, add a pinch of inspiration and a strong desire to help unemployed women generate an income—and you have a sellable product that can be made cheaply from everyday ingredients found around the home—soap! Read more

Living the legacy—these Unisa CAs are tops in our books

In a true celebration of Youth Month, vote for these three College of Accounting Sciences lecturers who have made it to the final round of the 2018 SAICA Top 35-under-35 competition. Read more

Successful start to major internationalisation project

Unisa is one of 30 universities collaborating in the South Africa-Sweden University Forum, which kicked off with a seminar and some 30 satellite gatherings in 12 South African cities involving more than 1 000 local and 67 Swedish participants. Read more

18-carat collaboration and cultural preservation

The vibrant South African Jazz Songbook Concert—an alliance between the Unisa Music Foundation and the United States Embassy—was an inspirational highlight on the countdown to the university’s 145th anniversary on 26 June 2018. Read more

Report recommends SA to make History compulsory in 2023

The Ministerial Task Team, led by its chairperson, Unisan Prof Sifiso Ndlovu, has recommended that the subject should be phased in incrementally in Grade 10. Read more

Land is the greatest heritage of African people

“We kill women but we want the land back,” said Mmatshilo Motsei, founding director of Africa Ikalafe, author, social entrepreneur and healer, when she delivered the recent Africa Speaks lecture hosted by the College of Human Sciences. Read more

Ethics and integrity pay off

Unisa’s Dr Retha Visagie, Manager of Research Integrity in the Research Support Directorate, has just walked off with the DST/SARIMA Award for Professional Excellence in Research Management. Read more

Is crowdfunding the way to go?

Sabelo Mhlungu, President of the Unisa Convocation, said at the Unisa Durban Alumni event that the university is investigating the possibility of this kind of fundraising for tuition fees. Read more

Son of the African continent honoured by world body

Unisa congratulates Prof Malik Maaza, who was announced yesterday as the 2018 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education winner. Read more