College of Human Sciences

Bunny bones: how they look and why they matter

The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology housed in the College of Human Sciences provided a platform for their recent masters’ graduate Karin Scott to present her research paper entitled A comparative morphological and morphometric study of the cranial and post cranial oestriology of South African hares, cape and shrubs and its application in Archaeozoology. Read more

Do black lives matter asks NRF A-Rated Professor Extrodinarius, Anthony Reddie

The Department of Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology in the College of Human Sciences hosted their NRF A-Rated Professor Extrodinarius, Anthony Reddie. He spoke on the theological interrogating of the United States’ pro-black movement notion, Black Lives Matter. Read more

On the receiving end of coming out

On the receiving end of coming out was the topic explored at the 2018 seminar and film screening event of the Quiltbag Community Engagement Project. Read more

World not humanistic enough to listen to Afrikan voices

Professor Artwell Nhemachena from the University of Namibia delivered the recent Afrika Speaks lecture hosted by Unisa’s College of Human Sciences. Read more

African Languages hosts prolific researcher

The Department of African Languages in the College of Human Sciences, hosted prolific researcher and language policy research specialist Professor Kathleen Heugh of the University of South Australia. Read more

Taking a stand in the post-truth era

In a world of misinformation, propaganda and unreliable reporting, digital media is not a trusted source said Professor Heidi Julien from the University of Buffalo in New York when she spoke on the urgency for Digital Literacy Skills training for information professionals. Read more

Unisa isiNdebele academic wins national library award

The National Library of South Africa awarded Johanna Nurse Malobola-Ndlovu, a member of the Department of African Languages at Unisa’s College of Human Sciences, for writing and publishing relentlessly in isiNdebele. Read more

Educating and empowering spiritual leaders for change

The Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology hosted an Open Day with CRL Chairperson Dr Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva to promote the Bachelor of Theology and other offerings in its department as well to discuss a report on the commercialisation of religion and abuse of people’s belief systems undertaken by the Commission. Read more

Communuty Safety MEC speaks on school health for child protection, safety and security

The College of Human Sciences has institutionalised the School Health Integration Programme (SHIP), a community engagement project that addresses the overall health needs of learners in schools in an effort to elevate them to perform and function at their peak with their daily academic activities. Read more

Celebrating the achievements and setbacks of 1976

“Forty-two years after the historic events on the 1976 Soweto uprisings, South Africans need to take stock of the achievements while equally acknowledging the setbacks to the 1976 students’ project, said Professor Kealeboga Maphunye from the Department of Political Sciences. Read more