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SA's path to sustainable energy for all

The NSTF recently held a discussion forum on affordable and clean energy. Unisa's Prof Diane Hildebrandt, Director of IDEAS, was on hand to explain about the small-scale anaerobic biodigesters the institute has developed. Read more

Turning horse poop into power

SANEDI and Exxaro, together with Unisa’s IDEAS, are installing a biodigester at the EARTH Centre, an NPO that offers free therapeutic riding to physically and mentally challenged children and young adults who cannot afford it. Read more

A legal eagle takes wing

"There will always be challenges along the way, you will tremble on some, trip and fall on others, and jump over many, but never lose sight of your goals." Sage advice from the Chairperson of the Unisa Tshwane RSRC, Tokologo Monene, who passed the final year of her LLB with a distinction after being granted an FI concession by the university. Read more

Unisa and Limpopo Province sign MoU

The research agenda will focus on areas such as skills development, infrastructure development and management, economic growth, addressing poverty and inequality, and improved service delivery. Read more

Liberation psychology: why an idea from the Salvadorean struggle is relevant today

Unisa's Nick Malherbe says that social psychologist Ignacio Martín-Baró's work reminds us of the urgency to bring all psychology into the orbit of liberation. Doing so allows a necessarily ambitious conception of liberation. Read more

Unisa takes its place in the sun

“Going solar makes cents.” Prof Godwell Nhamo, the incumbent of the Exxaro Chair in Business and Climate Change, explains how the university’s scaling up of solar energy uptake is changing the physical landscape of Unisa campuses. Read more

Unisa—finding solutions to problems

CSET ED Prof Bhekie Mamba has announced a strategic partnership with the EWSETA that will see R3 million provided to assist students in the work-integrated learning component of their studies. Read more

Meet the new Deputy Executive Dean of CSET

Dr Mukondeleli Katumba aims to make the college curriculum more relevant while maintaining a global competitive edge. Read more

Keeping Unisa’s research flag flying high!

Unisa wishes Bonisiwe Seshabela and Sebabatso Maifadi of CSET the best of luck at the FameLab SA National finals on 9 May. Read more

Make school management more integrated and inclusive

“Every primary school should strive to build a sustainable relationship with parents in order to achieve quality education, especially for developing countries,” said newly capped PhD Wakjira Gorman Mekonnen, Ethiopian MP, at his graduation at Unisa. Read more