College of Graduate Studies

The world needs science and science needs women

Meet Noluthando Kana, who is boosting those female numbers in STEM. She is a PhD student in Chemical Engineering, a fellow at the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, and a reactor fuel engineering manager at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station.
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Join the Future at CGS

The new website for the College of Graduate Studies invites Unisa postgrads to become members of a research-focused college and users of a resourceful student-centred website. "We aspire to be unique and this website gives us that sense of uniqueness," says Prof Lindiwe Zungu, CGS Executive Dean. Read more

A woman of excellence

Gracing the cover of Leadership magazine for August is Unisa's own multiple-award-winning research professor, Harvard Medical School alumna, professor of Occupational Health and Safety, board member of several prestigious research organisations, Lindiwe Zungu, Executive Dean of the College of Graduate Studies.
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Unisa researcher exploring the universe through astronomy and astroparticle physics

South Africa is host to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, located in the Karoo, the place of birth for Lerothodi Lapula Leeuw, an astrophysics professor at Unisa’s College of Graduate Studies (CGS). Read more

Growing capacity for ODeL research

At a recent College of Law event, Prof Christine Ofulue from the National Open University of Nigeria stated that Unisa can develop an agenda through identifying fields that are relevant to the ODeL context. Read more

An impressive prize winner—Malik Maaza

The incumbent of the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology accepted the 2018 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education at the 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony in Hong Kong last week. Read more

New director puts Unisa students at the centre of all operations

Creating a friendly virtual space for postgrads is one of the top priorities of Prof Hugo Lotriet, newly appointed director of the CGS School of Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Studies. Read more

Constructive ways exist to manage South Africa’s land conflict

The possibility that a real solution can be found, juxtaposed with a stark warning about just how volatile the issue has become, was the essence of a recent seminar hosted by Unisa’s Archie Mafeje Research Institute. 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

2017/2018 NSTF-South32 finalists announced

Malik Maaza and Titus Msagati have been recognised across four categories for these prestigious awards in science, engineering, technology, and innovation. Read more