College of Graduate Studies

If you rise take somebody with you

No-one must be left behind, said Dr Anna Mokgokong at the annual Makgomo Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Memorial Lecture, as she paid tribute to the evangelist, social worker and political activist. Read more

Sterling Unisans shine at national honours

Professor Malik Maaza, incumbent of the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, and Yvonne ‘Chaka Chaka’ Mhinga, Unisa alumna, were awarded the Order of Mapungubwe in Silver and the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver respectively by President Cyril Ramaphosa at an award ceremony on 25 April 2019 at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse. Read more

Bumper crop of Unisa finalists in the NSTF-South32 Awards

No fewer than seven Unisa academics have been announced as nominees, some in multiple categories, for the prestigious 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 Awards that recognises outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology, and innovation. Read more

Authoritarian regimes strengthened by military structures limit the possibilities of democratic alternatives

Brian Raftopoulos, leading Zimbabwean scholar and researcher, delivered Unisa's annual Archie Mafeje Memorial Lecture, entitled "State and politics in Zimbabwe: Lessons for post-settler colonial politics in Southern Africa". Read more

Unisa stars - multitalented and multitasking

At the 2019 Research & Innovation awards ceremony, the university's best and brightest researchers shone incandescently. Read more

Red carpet research and innovation at Unisa

The university's R&I Awards highlight the relevance and improved profile of researchers as national, continental and global contextually relevant scholars. Read more

Charting our own African experience in an ODeL environment

Unisa's 2019 Research and Innovation Week is informed and mirrored by the transformation that is underway in the higher education sector and society. Read more

African experience of ODeL takes centre stage

"It is important to look at our own issues and incorporate them into the (research) framework. Anything you want to do on the continent must be contextualised." ~ Prof Christine Ofulue of NOUN was one of the opening-day speakers at Unisa's Research & Innovation Week. Read more

This is my story and I am telling it…my way

"My vision is to establish a central hub for postgraduate student research support within Unisa, nationally, and on the African continent." Prof Lindiwe Zungu, the newly appointed Executive Dean of Unisa’s College of Graduate Studies (CGS), tells the university what makes her tick. Read more

Unisa R&I Week 2019 is the place to be

Crisp, concise and comprehensive views of key ODL research trends and highlights are on offer at Unisa’s Research & Innovation Week 2019 - along with some educated speculation about what the future might hold. Read more