College of Economic & Management Sciences

Obsession with interest rates hampers growth reforms

While the country is obsessed about the SARB and monetary policy as the only answer to our growth problems, we will fail to discuss the difficult but vital reforms that might actually rescue us from our growth malaise, said Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago at a Unisa public lecture. Read more

Unisa RPL journey bears fruit

Rodney Naudé graduated on 30 May 2019 in Durban with a Master of Commerce in Business Management after having had his prior learning recognised for the purpose of further study. Read more

Leave no one behind

Unisa should be taking a leadership role in actively promoting the localisation of sustainable development goals in higher education, starting at home and beyond, says Prof Godwell Nhamo. Read more

Cornering the market

Two Unisa student entrepreneurs have joined forces to establish BartersConner, believed to be the world’s first textbook bartering exchange. Read more

Honours achievement for EFF’s Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi

Supported by the party’s top leadership, the deputy secretary-general of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi, recently graduated at Unisa with a Bachelor of Administration Honours in Public Administration. Read more

Sought-after fellowship for Unisa academic

Prof Paul Prinsloo of the College of Economic and Management Sciences recently became the first academic from Africa to be awarded a fellowship by the European Distance and E-Learning Network. Read more

Unisa's youngest female PhD graduate wins the all-or-nothing game

"With a doctorate, there are no small wins. You have nothing until it is over and you get your results. That is why doing a doctorate can't be for anyone but yourself." ~ Dr Catherine le Roux Read more

Central banks are no superpowers

Price stability is the best contribution a central bank can make to enhance social welfare and to support sustainable growth, Dr Jens Weidmann, president of the Deutsche Bundesbank, said during a public lecture hosted at Unisa. Read more

Unisa researchers work on one million euro project

The CEMS Computability, Complexity, and Randomness in Decision Sciences research group is contributing to Computing with Infinite Data, which involves universities in eight European countries, as well as Japan, Korea, Chile, and SA. Read more

International finance and ubungoma

International finance and ubungoma, the ancient African healing tradition, are poles apart. Or are they? Read more