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Major new partners boost Unisa’s transformation agenda

Unisa’s Department of Institutional Advancement reached out to private sector players to join forces in advancing the university’s transformation agenda, and this recently resulted in two major companies, Skynet and Katlego Global Logistics, adding their considerable muscle in support of various student and community initiatives. Read more

Unisa Council leads the way with 145th anniversary pledges

Members of the Unisa Council were the first to pledge their contributions towards Unisa’s 145th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign, which is starting this week. The pledges were made at a recent Council Meeting. Read more

Bridging the gap between academia, the arts, and communities

At an evening marked with song, poetry, and drumming, Maishe Maponya, a prominent South African playwright, director, poet, and activist, donated a collection of his private and public works to the Unisa Archives. Read more

Transforming and unsettling

Unisan Jane Carruthers has capped a distinguished academic career by receiving the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society for Environmental History for her critical contributions to the fields of environmental justice, national parks and preservation, and transnational environmental history. Read more

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