News & Media

Empowering the church to spread the gospel effectively in the digital era

The Unisa School of Humanities, in collaboration with the Fohloza Foundation, held a Church and Media Seminar, which aimed to emphasise the crucial role of the media in facilitating the spread of the gospel. Read more

Unisa Art Gallery presents exhibition celebrating the university's rich heritage

The Unisa Art Gallery will host an exhibition from 10 June to 7 July 2023, titled "Reimagining the archives and artistic reflection, recording and appraising Unisa's existence". The exhibition will offer visitors an opportunity to delve into Unisa's history through the art lens. Read more

Collaborative efforts to address injury mortality in South Africa

The Unisa Institute for Social and Health Studies, the South African Medical Research Council and the Mpumalanga Province's Department of Health, held a colloquium on Injury Mortality Surveillance: 2019-2022. The colloquium identified road traffic crashes and interpersonal violent incidents as priority causes. Read more

Enthusiastic Unisa academic races for indigenous languages

Promoting African languages, Unisa’s School of Arts Director, Prof Mpho Ngoepe, dedicates his 2023 Comrades Marathon to bridging the gap in children’s literature and literacy. By supporting this initiative, you can help empower future generations to embrace their cultural heritage and contribute to a more linguistically diverse and inclusive society. Read more

Investing in indigenous knowledge for Africa's betterment

Marking the 60th Africa Day anniversary, the Unisa Women’s Forum hosted the Africa Day Lecture reflecting on, among others, indigenous knowledge and sustainability endeavours to better Africa. Read more

Royal academic continues to make a mark in higher education

The AmaRharhabe Kingdom Royal Prince and Professor, Siyasanga Tyali, from the Department of Communication Science, delivered his virtual inaugural lecture titled “Re-imagining the ordinary: On perception, power, and the media”, which delved into the thematic areas relevant to his work. Read more

Chief Albert Luthuli Research Chair hosts Oprah Winfrey Morehouse College fellows on robust dialogue

Attended by South African students and emerging scholars from Unisa, the Chief Albert Luthuli Research Chair recently hosted the Oprah Winfrey Morehouse fellows from the United States of America, marking the first of such student-focused education and cultural exchange event hosted by the Research Chair since its inception in 2021. Read more

Dedicated Unisa PhD student receives prestigious scholarship

A dedicated Information Science PhD student, Thulisile Lemekoane, is grateful to receive the prestigious 2023 ARMA International Educational Foundation Scholarship as she embarks on her exciting academic journey. Read more

Eminent scholar unveils ground-breaking book exploring Africa’s literary and cultural heritage

Enhancing understanding of the past and shaping collective vision for the future, Unisa's Prof Daniel Matjila, recently published a book highlighting that African languages and literatures deserve recognition and appreciation on the global stage. Read more

Commemorating illustrious past and reaffirming commitment to a green future

Commemorating the university's 150th anniversary, the College of Human Sciences, the Unisa KwaZulu-Natal Region and the Directorate of Support Services recently held a tree-planting ceremony at the Durban Campus. Fifteen trees were planted, serving as a living testament to Unisa's rich history and its unwavering commitment to a greener future. Read more