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Engaged psychology for calamitous times

The primary focus of a recent Department of Psychology webinar was sharing and reiterating the importance of engaged scholarship, as well as encouraging and instilling an out-of-the-box style of thinking with regard to collaborating with other disciplines. Read more

Her impactful art gives black women a voice

For Lethabo Huma, a Unisa visual multimedia student and one of the artists selected to be part of a Time Magazine project, art is a very personal craft that she uses to speak to the world about women's issues as she struggles to express herself verbally. Read more

Unisa, Luthuli Museum partnership goes from strength to strength

Prof Puleng Segalo was recently honoured with a traditional ceremony at the grave of Chief Albert Luthuli, further solidifying a remarkable partnership. Read more

The feminist that was Chief Albert Luthuli

In the second of a series of seminars honouring the late teacher, activist and politician, the spotlight fell on Chief Albert Luthuli’s less-examined philosophy on gender justice. Read more

'Cheers to 32 years in academia' - CHS bids farewell to School of Arts Director

As an art lecturer serving at different universities for the past three decades, Prof Nombeko Mpako is retiring to supervise artists of tomorrow and write more while traveling to enjoy her retirement. Read more

College of Human Sciences COD scoops a Teaching and Learning Festival Award

Unisa’s Dr Nompumelelo Radebe won an award that represent her academic work as a fervent decolonial scholar who believes in curriculum transformation as part of the decolonisation struggles responding to the demands of the market, corporate sector, regional and national development. Read more

Honouring Nkosi Albert Luthuli, a model African ancestor

Presented by the Unisa Chief Albert Luthuli Research Chair, the inaugural lecture of a three-part seminar series honouring the late teacher, activist and politician was themed "Invoking the spirit of Chief Albert Luthuli: The importance of cultural diplomacy". Read more

Examining how climate affects the human psyche

Human health is intimately linked to various facets relating to climate change, and the research of Unisa’s Professor Monika dos Santos in the climate change space focuses on the oft-overlooked effects on mental and physical health. Read more

Never too late for self-empowerment through education

A self-driven and visionary mother, former cleaner Florah Mukumo overcame poverty and other difficult circumstances to obtain her first degree at the age of 64. Read more

Unisa adds academic muscle to safe energy campaign

Delivering his inaugural address, Prof Ashley van Niekerk from the ISHS said that "No Paraffin!" had been launched by the university in partnership with ASSAf to contribute to SA's accelerated transition to affordable and modern energy to prioritise the needs of socio-economically impoverished communities. Read more