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Young graduate equipped with the skills to make a real difference

A 21-year-old teaching graduate from Ga Nkwana village is inspired to shape the paths of learners from poor backgrounds and to use the time she has now mindfully by studying beyond a bachelor’s degree. Read more

Unisa nominated in top three institutions in the Zairi International Awards

Unisa was recently nominated in the top three institutions by the Zairi International Awards for Excellence in Higher Education inaugural 2022 edition. Read more

Medal honour for outstanding Unisa researcher

The Education Association of South Africa has awarded its prestigious Research Medal to the College of Education’s Professor Elize du Plessis for her outstanding achievements in the field of educational research. Read more

Engaged scholarship project aims to shape the future of 2021 matrics

A team from the College of Education assisted learners with curriculum recovery and preparation for the 2021 NSC examinations. Read more

Lessons learnt from Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke and her teacher

At a wide-ranging discussion at Unisa, three panellists reflected on the student-teacher relationship between Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke and Dr William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, focusing on the role of education and leadership in today's pressing societal issues. Read more

Unisa hosts high-level Malawian delegation

As guests of the UNESCO Chair on Open Distance Learning at the university, the delegation visited various facilities as part of a benchmarking exercise. Read more

Innovative advances in aid of education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair on Open Distance Learning (ODL) at Unisa hosted a research webinar series on 11 August 2021 to take a deeper look into distance learning support systems. Read more

Academically Resilient

Unisa’s 2021 Teaching and Learning e-Festival reaffirmed that the institution is a committed student-centric university that partners with the state, society and the continent – by ensuring that through knowledge, societies can become transformed for the better. Read more

Expert scholar keen to indigenise the academic project

Having deservedly obtained a C1 NRF rating, Prof Mishack Gumbo says that the rating completes his scholarly leadership locally, regionally and internationally, as his application was subjected to a rigorous peer review by experts in his field. Read more

A fervent supporter of Africanised and decolonised education

As a result of his outstanding research into the history of indigenous education, Unisa’s Professor Johannes Seroto has deservingly earned a C2 NRF rating. Read more