News & Media

Unisa features on Shanghai Ranking for the first time

The university is rated as an ARWU World Top 500 Candidate, meaning that it demonstrates the potential of breaking into the Top 500 list in the near future. 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

Meet Thabo Albert Mokhele—the deaf barista

The need to empower deaf communities for employment has resulted in Unisa creating the officially accredited Short Course in Barista Skills. Read more

Restoring the balance

CEDU’s Prof Phillip Higgs told the fifth World Congress on Education Research in Russia that it was necessary to reassert the significance of indigenous African knowledge in the face of hegemonic Western forms of knowledge. Read more

Unisa in top 1000 global list

The university is one of only eight South African universities to make the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. Read more

Unisa to establish UNESCO Chair on ODL

CEDU’s Prof Moeketsi Letseka says this initiative will go a long way to support sustainable development goals through distance learning. Read more

How deep are your pockets?

A recent CEDU seminar underscored the disturbing evidence that most parents of children with autism in South Africa cannot afford the cost of therapeutic, remedial, and biomedical interventions. Read more

Is your estate in order?

It is National Wills Week and all South Africans can get a free, simple will drafted by a qualified lawyer. Get yours from the Unisa Law Clinic today. Read more

Weighing in on the 2017 Kenyan elections

Three Unisa academics share their insights on the outcome of the hotly contested and now disputed polls. Read more