News & Media

Elderly at double risk from Covid-19

Speaking at a webinar hosted by the Unisa Institute for Gender Studies in the College of Human Sciences, Professor Nokuthula Mazibuko said that that older people are not just struggling with greater health risks but are also likely to be less capable of supporting themselves in isolation. Read more

Unisa mourns death of African scholar in Ethiopian plane crash

Friends and associates are organising an afternoon of tribute for Prof Pius Adebola Adesanmi at 15:00 on Friday (15 March 2019). The venue is the Kwame Nkrumah Hall in the Robert Sobukwe Building. Please join us if you can. Read more

Translanguaging in the International Year of Indigenous Languages

Language intellectualisation is a complex process that is influenced by many non-linguistic factors, such as the lack of systematic approaches, the prevailing gap between policy and practice, continuing marginalisation, and the need for innovative approaches and strategies. Read more

Remaining relevant: Reflections on critical incidents in psychological test development in SA

Professor René van Eeden from the Department of Psychology in the College of Human Sciences recently delivered her inaugural lecture entitled Remaining relevant: Reflections on critical incidents in psychological test development in South Africa. Read more

Unisa’s 2018 Language Festival roadshow kicks off at local school

Learners across Gauteng discover that language is in poetry, in song, in drama, in folklore, in books, and in art. Read more

'Journalists must decode' – Percy Qoboza remembered

Speaking at the 8th annual Percy Qoboza Memorial Lecture, Father Smangaliso Makhatswa said that the influential black South African journalist and author used the media platform to decode the events of the day to his readers, and that this remains a key responsibility of today’s media practitioners. Read more

Do black lives matter asks NRF A-Rated Professor Extrodinarius, Anthony Reddie

The Department of Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology in the College of Human Sciences hosted their NRF A-Rated Professor Extrodinarius, Anthony Reddie. He spoke on the theological interrogating of the United States’ pro-black movement notion, Black Lives Matter. Read more

On the receiving end of coming out

On the receiving end of coming out was the topic explored at the 2018 seminar and film screening event of the Quiltbag Community Engagement Project. Read more

World not humanistic enough to listen to Afrikan voices

Professor Artwell Nhemachena from the University of Namibia delivered the recent Afrika Speaks lecture hosted by Unisa’s College of Human Sciences. Read more

Men must lead the safety of our women

“Women have the right to create their surroundings as they want them.” Minister of Police Bheki Cele was speaking at an event hosted by CHS in collaboration with the Unisa HIV and Social Diversity Curriculum Integration Project. Read more