College of Science, Engineering & Technology

The world needs science and science needs women

Meet Noluthando Kana, who is boosting those female numbers in STEM. She is a PhD student in Chemical Engineering, a fellow at the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, and a reactor fuel engineering manager at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station.
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Dealing with the disruption

The UNESCO Chair of Open Distance Learning at Unisa co-hosted an international webinar aimed at addressing many of the challenges facing universities in South Africa and across the world as they respond to the Covid-19 crisis. Read more

New Unisa VC visits the Science Campus

Professor Puleng LenkaBula met with the executive deans and delegates from the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology and the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences to have an engagement that could assist the university in moving forward. Read more

How pedal power could solve Tshwane's traffic jams

A calmer, congestion-free CBD is what Unisa BSc student Nkamogeleng Matloga has in mind for the City of Tshwane, and she intends to achieve this with an innovative new bicycle rental solution. Read more

Strengthening Sino-SA partnerships

Unisan Diane Hildebrandt has received a Yanzhao Friendship award—the highest honorary award given to foreign experts by the Hebei Provincial Government—in recognition of her promotion of extensive exchanges and cooperation between China and South Africa. Read more

Our book is helping solve global challenges

A Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science publication, based on the 48th Annual SALCA Conference hosted by Unisa in 2019, is making researchers around the world take note. Read more

They hold SWAY over the pandemic

This digitally revised School of Computing community engagement project illustrates that Unisa students are not fazed by the 4IR. They are strong enough to adapt to changing circumstances, determined to grab opportunities to learn new skills, and committed to help communities through their newly acquired knowledge. Read more

Unisans among top 2% scientists worldwide

The prestigious list of impactful researchers globally, prepared by a team at Stanford University and published in the journal PLOS Biology, underscores the reputation of the university for quality education and, increasingly, for the calibre of the research that it is producing Read more

A class act for Unisa School of Engineering

The new configuration of the departments in the SoE will align it with global trends in engineering education and research and ready it for the growth in enrolment projected by the 2020 Engineering PQM, which uniquely includes advanced diplomas that offer an articulation pathway for students holding the National Diploma. Read more

Unlocking the potential of universities

Unisa’s College of Science, Engineering, and Technology successfully hosted a webinar geared towards exploring the entrepreneurial capacity that is not always tapped from research and academic activities in higher education. Read more