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Unisa promotes globally recognised engineering qualifications

To ensure the quality of its programme offerings, Unisa’s School of Engineering works with advisory boards that consist of members from industry, other institutions of higher learning and accreditation bodies. Read more

Impacting lives through water treatment research

In his quest to find solutions for the treatment of wastewater, acid mine drainage and surface water pollution, Unisa’s Prof Bhekie Mamba has been generating and imparting scientific knowledge to those who come after him in academia, as well as to the water industry and society. Read more

Key stakeholders ponder water solutions at Unisa conference

Unisa’s Institute for Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability recently hosted the highly successful 2022 iNanoWS Guvhangano under the theme Think Globally, Research Locally, which attracted the attendance of more than 200 key stakeholders from industry, academia and government; all working in the field of water treatment and sustainability. Read more

Unisa's engineering disciplines best in SA: Times Higher Education global ranking

The globally respected and widely referenced Times Higher Education World University Rankings, which rates over 1 700 universities across 104 countries and regions, has placed Unisa's engineering disciplines across the board in joint first place in South Africa. Read more

Unisa donation will improve science education at Lebogang Secondary School

As part of its engaged scholarship initiatives, Unisa's Institute for Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability recently donated a human skeleton and 10 multi-meter devices for monitoring water quality to Lebogang Secondary School, thus contributing towards improving the quality of science education in the school. Read more

Unisa engineering students set out on Africa's biggest solar vehicle challenge

Students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Unisa's College of Science, Engineering, and Technology set out on the Sasol Solar Challenge to showcase the solar-powered car that they designed and built to travel without using a single drop of fuel. Read more

Major boost for renewable energy research at Unisa

Prof Tonderayi Matambo has received two major grants for his ground-breaking research on the production of biogas, a renewable energy source that can be used to power vehicles, heat homes and generate electricity. Read more

Unisa stakes its claim at the Zimbabwe Agricultural Show

The university is continuing its internationalisation drive by participating in this premier showcase which will be attended by more than 400 exhibitors from, among others, Malawi, Botswana and India. Read more

Unisa Science colleges honour excellence in teaching and learning

The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the College of Science, Engineering and Technology recently hosted their annual Teaching and Learning Festival on the theme "Transforming teaching, learning and student support". Read more

Unisa Science Engagement Centre shines during National Science Week

The Unisa Science Engagement Centre celebrated National Science Week through a road show that hosted over 200 learners, encouraging them to pursue careers in science, engineering and technology. Read more