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A timely boost for Unisa's coffers

PURCO SA CEO Selvan Govender handed over more than R1.7 million to the university as part of the total cost savings realised by members of the consortium in 2018 through collaborative purchasing and optimal procurement practices. Read more

Unisa assists SAPS to fight cybercrime - focusing on the youth

Prof Elmarie Kritzinger told the South African Police Service Cybercrime Conference that it was vital that all cyber users were made aware of how to protect themselves and their information. Read more

HE communicators rock MACE session in Durban

Unisa KZN hosted the Marketing, Advancement and Communication in Education regional networking and empowerment session last month. Read more

Ethics in higher education unpacked

In a recent keynote presentation at a workshop attended by the Social and Ethics Committee of Council, Prof Mandla Makhanya explained why ethics has to be holistically inculcated across the university. Read more

The passionate call of an African prophet

Delivering the first Pixely ka Isaka Seme Memorial Lecture, hosted by Unisa's Institute for African Renaissance Studies, Dr Bongani Ngqulunga said that Seme's political vision and mission in life was the redemption of the black race and its emancipation from oppression. Read more

Greener pastures beckon as former gardener graduates

Years of hard work, perseverance and a helping hand from former employers who recognised his potential saw former gardener Patrick Malesu graduating with a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Unisa during June. Read more

Unisa RPL journey bears fruit

Rodney Naudé graduated on 30 May 2019 in Durban with a Master of Commerce in Business Management after having had his prior learning recognised for the purpose of further study. Read more

A beacon of hope for Unisa M&Ds

The CGS research development programme for master's and doctoral students based in Ethiopia is powered by the unwavering dedication and remarkable expertise of academics from various colleges. Read more

Balneologist bags a power post

The International Geothermal Association has appointed Unisa's Dr Azwindini Ernest Tshibalo as its ambassador in South Africa to conduct research on geothermal energy and contribute data to a global database. Read more

A gendered approach to transformation

Nkiru Nzegwu, Professor of Africana Studies at Binghamton University, New York, delivered Unisa's second African Intellectuals Project lecture entitled "Proper African woman: Omumu, dissembling subordination and reasserting endogenous powers". Read more