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Why does racism prevail? Leading scholars apply their minds

There are, scientifically, no human races. How did race come to have this power and this durability, asks Barney Pityana, Professor Emeritus of Law, Unisa. Read more

Behind the scenes at one of SA's largest online exams

On 12 June 2020, Unisa reached yet another milestone in meeting the challenge of Covid-19 when close on 27 000 students in the College of Law successfully sat for an online examination. Read more

SRC member Lindani Nkomo graduates

This advocate for human rights, who received his Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree in March, is dedicated to serving Unisa's international students across the globe. Read more

Paramedic powers part-time to LLB at Unisa

Henry Horne completed all 40 modules, achieving 16 distinctions, in March this year. His story is a familiar one at the university where hundreds of thousands of students make use of the opportunities afforded them by open, distance and e-learning to shape their futures. Read more

Unisa legal eagle serves SA

Prof Mpfariseni Budeli-Nemakonde is one of only three law academics appointed by the President to the South African Law Reform Commission. Read more

Unisan shaping country's future

Eveshnie Reddy on Mail & Guardian's Top 200 South African list. Read more

Unisa criminologist scoops international award

Unisa Criminologist, Dr Mahlogonolo Thobane, from the Department of Criminology & Security Science and School of Criminal Justice entered the young criminologists’ research article competition initiative by the International Society of Criminology and the United Nations Office on Drugs Crime/Education for Justice (E47). Read more

Unisa law student named top essayist

Gilbert Phindile Kato, an LLM student at Unisa and a candidate attorney at Webber Wentzel Attorneys, was recently announced as the winner of the LLM category at the Annual Legal Essay Writing Competition Awards ceremony. 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

Unisa alum is Oxford-bound

Recent BCom Law graduate, Sarel van Baalen, who has won a scholarship to complete an MBA at the prestigious University of Oxford, says that he will most definitely encourage other professionals to further their careers with a Unisa qualification. Read more