College of Human Sciences

Making academic progress against all odds

A positive and extraordinarily resilient attitude is what helped Zenon Ndayisenga, a Unisa student and asylum seeker from Burundi, to survive against staggering odds. Read more

Unisan's expert eye garners top photography award

Building on past successes, Unisa student Sydney Seshibedi has been named the Sports Photographer of the Year 2019 by South African Breweries (SAB). Read more

Unisa produces its first PhD graduate in Setswana

Unisa has produced its first PhD graduate in Setswana. Dr Justice Kobue Legodi encourages others to pursue their research through their indigenous languages, as it enriches their culture and language, amongst others. Read more

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