News & Media

Unisa LLB programme receives thumbs up from CHE

Unisa has warmly received the great news from the Council on Higher Education on the accreditation of its LLB programme. Read more

Zimbabwe beware: The military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

The coup is much more about a succession crisis in the ruling Zanu-PF, says Unisa Politics doctoral student Enock C Mudzamiri. Read more

A conqueror who has overcome the odds

Ally G Mweni has graduated from Unisa, but under the direst of circumstances. Read his inspiring story. Read more

Songbirds to fly in for jazz and opera fest

Twenty-six young international singers have accepted the invitation to compete in the prestigious sixth Unisa International Voice Competition, scheduled for January and February 2018. Read more

Biko 70/40—inspiration beyond a lifetime

Unisa conferred the posthumous degree of Doctor of Literature and Philosophy (honoris causa) on Steve Biko in recognition of his sterling contribution to the cause of human rights and public health in marginalised communities. Read more

African knowledge key to re-humanising HE

The recent Unisa-M&G Critical Thinking Forum focused on social inclusion, which, like social justice, is at the heart of the transformation and decolonialisation debates in higher education and the policy environment. Read more

Why it’s time competition law was applied to sport in South Africa

Unisa's Dr Phumudzo Munyai says that the business of sport is coming under the focus of the Competition Commission since some practices may be uncompetitive. Read more

The 2017 Unisa Chancellor’s Calabash Awards—a recognition of courage

Gill Marcus, Dr Frene Ginwala, Sally Motlana, and Naledi Pandor were honoured by the university for bettering the lives of the citizens of South Africa. Read more

A country ‘lost in transition’?

Professor Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni explored the idea of South Africa as a national question from a decolonial perspective when he delivered the fourth annual Neville Alexander Memorial Lecture. Read more

Driving Africa forward

Tito Mboweni, former Governor of the Reserve Bank, delivered the keynote address at the first African Operations Management Conference organised by Unisa’s Department of Operations Management. Read more