News & Media

A new zeitgeist for unprecedented success in CHS, says ED

Prof Kgomotso Masemola, newly appointed Executive Dean of the College of Human Sciences, says that it is now possible to achieve quality-driven curriculum transformation through simultaneous decoloniality and Africanisation. Read more

Unpacking the accounting profession in South Africa

A recent College of Accounting Sciences seminar reached the conclusion that there should be a single body that regulates all professional bodies within the fraternity. Read more

Leaders in the education sector to elevate their contribution to a better Africa

The YALI Regional Leadership Centre Southern Africa and the Trevor Noah Foundation launched the Education Change Makers Leadership programme at the Unisa SBL by welcoming 50 young leaders from 13 countries across the subcontinent. Read more

The year of growing and developing the academe

Prof Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, officially opened the 2020 academic year on 14 February 2020 and took the platform to address Unisa’s annual vision. He said that the university had an imperative to achieve national and global relevance and quality. Read more

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

World-renowned expert on business transformation becomes fellow of World Academy

Unisa alumnus Prof Colin Coulson-Thomas, President of the Institute of Management Services (IMS), has become a fellow of the World Academy of Productivity Science. This fellowship honours those who have made a significant contribution to the world through their promotion of productivity science and practice. Read more

Remarkable research on positive experiences in higher education

Molebogeng Makobe-Rabothata has realised that a traditional Western approach and measuring tool would not be ideal, because it is not relevant and authentic to understanding positive experiences in an African university that includes diverse academic employees. Read more

Unisa International Piano Competition ends on a high note

The 14th Unisa International Piano Competition, which took place over the past two weeks, was a resounding success with exceptional performances in both the jazz and classical categories. Read more

The amazing classical journey of a Unisa millennial

Rising above humble beginnings in Soshanguve near Pretoria, 29-year-old musician and teacher Tshepiso Ledwaba is now one of the most highly trained and sought-after Steinway technicians in the world. Read more