College of Human Sciences

Unisan ranked among SA’s Top 5 Women in Science

Unisa’s Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi is a finalist in the 2019 Standard Bank Top Women Awards. Read more

Dynamic Unisan among SA's most influential

Lefatshe Moagi, a Political Sciences lecturer, has been listed among Avance Media's Top 100 Most Influential Young South Africans. Read more

Thanks, NSFAS!

Isaac Mpho Mothiba is a proud Unisa alumnus - thanks to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, his loving grandmother and a supportive lecturer. Read more

Are Africans linguistically alienated from their heritage?

Hosted by Unisa, UNESCO and the Puku Children’s Literature Foundation, a roundtable discussion to mark International Mother Language Day examined, among others, the marginalisation and erosion of indigenous languages. Read more

Unisa hosts exciting Breytenbach exhibition

Unisa Art Gallery is pleased to announce The 81 ways of letting go a late self, an exhibition by Breyten Breytenbach, the iconic anti-establishment poet and author. Read more

'Journalists must decode' – Percy Qoboza remembered

Speaking at the 8th annual Percy Qoboza Memorial Lecture, Father Smangaliso Makhatswa said that the influential black South African journalist and author used the media platform to decode the events of the day to his readers, and that this remains a key responsibility of today’s media practitioners. Read more

Men must lead the safety of our women

“Women have the right to create their surroundings as they want them.” Minister of Police Bheki Cele was speaking at an event hosted by CHS in collaboration with the Unisa HIV and Social Diversity Curriculum Integration Project. Read more

'Stubborn optimist' Kofi Annan dies

Unisa joins Africa and the world in mourning the passing of an African colossus, humanitarian, and peacemaker. Read more

Land is the greatest heritage of African people

“We kill women but we want the land back,” said Mmatshilo Motsei, founding director of Africa Ikalafe, author, social entrepreneur and healer, when she delivered the recent Africa Speaks lecture hosted by the College of Human Sciences. Read more

Not up a blind alley but down a triumphal road to a PhD

In spite of his severe vision loss, Unisan Nico van Blerk has overcome all odds on his journey to a doctorate in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, which was awarded to him by the university on 9 May 2018. Read more