College of Human Sciences

Be brave, nobody else can be brave for you

When one hears the story of Tinevimbo Matambanadzo and the challenges she had to overcome in order to graduate, one will then truly understand the strength of a Unisa student. Read more

Portrait of the artist as a young man

The Chair of Council’s commissioned portrait was unveiled at Unisa in April this year. But who is Nhlanhla Nhlapo, the painter who has immortalised Sakhi Simelane in oil? Read more

Madiba’s granddaughter: “Mandelas are human beings, too”

As Zoleka Mandela walked across the graduation stage, it appeared as if fate had destined this year for her graduation as this is the year her grandfather would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Read more

From security guard to archives supervisor

Jonathan Mukwevho is living proof that at Unisa it doesn’t matter where you are coming from but it matters where you are going. Read more

Best and brightest researchers take their place in the spotlight

A grand total of 71 research awards were handed out when Unisa held its annual Research & Innovation awards ceremony. Read more

Twenty years of Christian education partnership celebrated

Unisa and the Association for Education and Research in Europe have formalised their long-term relationship with a memorandum of understanding. Read more

Last Post sounds for legendary muso

Unisa is saddened by the death of Bra Hugh, who passed away yesterday at the age of 78 after a long battle with cancer. Read more

Everything happens for a reason, including prison

Unisa lecturer and PhD student Mbongiseni Mdakane says studying psychology is a way to heal the 10 years he spent in a cell. Read more

Stats indicate more than 91 000 child brides in SA

A joint initiative between Unisa’s Gender Institute, the TMALI, and the AU aims not only to foster conversations and dialogue on the importance of African girls’ rights to equal education and their fundamental freedoms but also to create opportunities for change. Read more

Is this how the coalition cookie crumbles?

Last night's Unisa-Sowetan Dialogue asked whether SA is experiencing ordinary growing pains or whether this is the beginning of the end for coalition and collaboration politics in the country. Read more