College of Economic & Management Sciences

Unisa should reclaim its leadership position in education

Professor Puleng LenkaBula, Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor (VC) paid virtual visit to CEMS Read more

Unisa a key player in global research on educational equality in a digital world

Unisa's Prof Paul Prinsloo and his co-researchers investigate educational equality and inequality in a digital world. Read more

Young researcher passionate about monetary economics

Her outstanding research on population growth, youth unemployment and economic growth in South Africa recently earned Prof Temi Lydia Leshoro a Y2 NRF rating. Read more

Globally impactful research recognised

Unisa’s Dr Sin-Yu Ho says her C2 NRF rating allows her to expand her research capacities in terms of research funding, and collaboration opportunities with domestic and international scholars. Read more

Unisa innovator wins another big award

Professor Marcia Mkansi, from the Department of Operations Management in the College of Economic and Management Sciences, claimed first prize in the medical category at this year’s Innovation Hub competition for the Gauteng Accelerator Programme. Read more

Unisans among top 2% scientists worldwide

The prestigious list of impactful researchers globally, prepared by a team at Stanford University and published in the journal PLOS Biology, underscores the reputation of the university for quality education and, increasingly, for the calibre of the research that it is producing Read more

'Mr Fix It' receives honorary doctorate from Unisa

For his life of service to humanity, the university conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (honoris causa) on Mavuso Msimang last week. The MK veteran was recognised as a leader of change—for his military service to the liberation of the country, working as a UN volunteer, his service in community organisations, and outstanding service at public service level. Read more

Erosion of capacity contributes to corruption

Delivering the keynote address at a summit hosted by the African Institute for Supply Chain Research at Unisa, the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Lechesa Tsenoli, said that while the Covid-19 fronting and price escalation was very embarrassing, it also provided an opportunity to learn from mistakes made. Read more

Unisa pilots proctoring tools for 2nd online exam

With an anticipated 1,7 million exams to be submitted and marked online, the university will be using tech services to authenticate and invigilate certain of the exit modules. This was announced at the opening of the 2020 Teaching and Learning Festival today. Read more

Pharmaceutical manufacturing companies must handle returned drugs better

They should develop their current strategies to be more sustainable by considering factors such as the firm's green image, political and social responsibility, and the economy, and also follow the guidelines for recall or withdrawal of medicine and medical devices in South Africa, says Unisa's Mpho Sharon Makaleng. Read more