College of Graduate Studies

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

Start by fixing boys and men, to fix society

What are we to do when daily news reports are about fathers killing their children, women being physically abused by their partners and learners being beaten by teachers as a corrective action to improve bad behaviour? Read more

Expanding access to higher education

The inaugural lecture of Prof Mpine Makoe, Institute for Open Distance Learning, entitled 'Reinvigorating openness: Trends and futures for open education practices', took place on 14 October 2019. Read more

Iconic South African women honoured at Unisa

Unisa, in collaboration with the Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Institute, hosted the "Bring Her Up: Women of Firsts Awards" to celebrate women icons in different spheres, and to promote and preserve excellence in the country. Read more

And the 'Science Oscar' goes to…

Congratulations to Unisa's Prof Lindiwe Zungu who won the TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Researcher at the 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 awards. These prestigious honours celebrate outstanding excellence in science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa. Read more

Africa has a date with destiny

Delivering Unisa’s third African Intellectuals Project Lecture, Dr Reuel Khoza said that he believed that the continent would transform, but that the catalytic element that was crucial to that transformation was visionary, competent, committed, ethical leadership. Read more

The passionate call of an African prophet

Delivering the first Pixely ka Isaka Seme Memorial Lecture, hosted by Unisa's Institute for African Renaissance Studies, Dr Bongani Ngqulunga said that Seme's political vision and mission in life was the redemption of the black race and its emancipation from oppression. Read more

Time for young people to lead Africa

We owe it to our children that we get the continent in order before we pass it down to them, said former Ethiopian Prime Minister, HE Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, delivering the 10th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture at Unisa. Read more

SIRGS hosts 'crackling' postgraduate workshops in Cape Town

Honours, master's and doctoral Unisa students lauded the brilliant insights relating to proposal planning, literature reviews, conceptual and theoretical frameworks, and research methodologies. Read more

2018/2019 NSTF-South32 finalists announced

Lindiwe Zungu and Vhahangwele Masindi have been recognised across five categories for these prestigious awards in science, engineering, technology, and innovation. Read more