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Transforming global goals into local actions

Substantive insights and perspectives around localising Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took centre stage at Unisa’s SDGs Indaba, to ensure that academics contribute extensively to society by way of championing inclusive education. Read more

Unisan shaping country's future

Eveshnie Reddy on Mail & Guardian's Top 200 South African list. Read more

Tackling the ODL curriculum

Professors Simphiwe Sesanti and Silindile Ngubane spoke at the Transformation/Africanisation of the Curriculum in the ODL Context meeting about transforming Unisa’s curriculum to ensure a better open and distance learning (ODL) experience for students. Read more

Start by fixing boys and men, to fix society

What are we to do when daily news reports are about fathers killing their children, women being physically abused by their partners and learners being beaten by teachers as a corrective action to improve bad behaviour? Read more

The legacy of Neville Alexander

The 7th Annual Neville Alexander Memorial Lecture at the Unisa Cape Town Campus was hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mandla Makhanya, who also delivered the welcome address. Read more

Mauritius Convenor donates books to Unisa

Zeenat Fugurally, Convenor of the Mauritius Chapter and author of the Learn English series of textbooks, donated over 3 500 textbooks to Unisa during a recent visit by Unisa's Dr Phasoane Mokgobu, Vice-Principal: Institutional Development, and the Alumni office in Mauritius. Read more

Unisa academic elected on CHE-HEQAC

Unisa’s Dr Lineo Rose Johnson has been elected to serve on the Council on Higher Education Quality Assurance Committee. Read more


16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a worldwide campaign to oppose violence against women and children. It aims to create awareness of the negative impact that violence and abuse have on women and children, and the social fabric of our society. Read more

Tembisa driver swaps taxi rank for the classroom

Pelican Khumalo decided to be a taxi driver after failing to get funding to go to university. Due to perseverance and dedication, Khumalo recently got his teaching degree at Unisa. Read more