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Unisa women bridging gender divide

The annual Feroza Adams Memorial Lecture, organised by the Unisa Women’s Forum and Department of Institutional Advancement, dealt with 4IR, issues of poverty, unemployment and the lack of support for women entrepreneurs. Read more

Exciting collaboration with China to focus on new energy

In-depth collaboration between Unisa and some of the foremost Chinese energy researchers is set to change the lives of the less privileged through new technologies. Read more

Dismissal of directors: South Africa’s law needs clarity on the role of courts

Writing in The Conversation, the College of Law’s Rehana Cassim says that when directors are unfairly removed from office by a hostile board, the legal remedies open to them are unclear. Read more

UNESCO Chair on ODL to host inaugural conference

Themed 'Galvanising ODL research', a conference to be hosted by Unisa later this month will bring together ODL practitioners, advanced researchers and young and emergent scholars to share ideas on critical ODL matters. Read more

CEDU research excellence lauded by journal

The highly regarded Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management has recognised the research excellence of the College of Education’s Dr Noma Madikizela-Madiya with a Best Article Award. Read more

Researcher has a powerful picture of the future of education

The time has come for an education revolution, says Prof Lindelani Mnguni, who is determined to transform society through education. Read more

Gender economic transformation takes centre stage at Unisa

Stokvels, the plight of working moms and emancipation were some of the topics under discussion as women from all walks of life recently made their voices heard at the annual Unisa-SAWID-UN Women dialogue in celebration of Women’s Month. Read more

Advocating for widows’ rights and recognition

Dr Sizakele Matlabe is working hard to draw attention to the rights and often alienated voices and experiences of widows with the aim to provide for their unique support needs. Read more

Unisa - a vehicle for social transformation

At its 10th Annual Nelson Mandela Commemoration Day, the Community Engagement and Outreach Division drove the discourse that higher education, in partnership with communities, can make a valuable contribution to deepening the legacy and vision of Nelson Mandela and producing a society that is just, caring and transformed. Read more