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LLB graduate at the International Criminal Court

Jeeoshni Moodley Mazzuoccolo is flying both the Unisa and South African flags high at The Hague in the Netherlands as the only South African serving an internship at the International Criminal Court. Read more

My vision for Unisa research is that of unyielding excellence—Meyiwa

New Vice-Principal of Research, Postgraduate Studies, Innovation, and Commercialisation, Prof Thenjiwe (Thenji) Meyiwa has pledged to commit to Unisa and, in particular, to her researchers, to provide an ethos and an enabling environment for research. Read more

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

'Visionary' Tshabalala joins Unisa as Chief Information Officer

Unisa’s new Vice-Principal of Information and Communication Technology says she is hard at work with the team transforming ICT to the ‘service provider of choice’, characterised by the best and always available services. 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

Social media’s ugly side

Unisa's Prof Everisto Benyera says that Facebook has close to 30% of the global population’s data at its disposal. When not regulated as is the case now, this has the potential to undermine democracy and human rights. 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