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'Stubborn optimist' Kofi Annan dies

Unisa joins Africa and the world in mourning the passing of an African colossus, humanitarian, and peacemaker. Read more

Mlambo-Ngcuka: ‘Not just women’s rights—rights for all

“You cannot be a feminist, and at the same time homophobic and racist. You have to be on the side of human rights across the board. When we talk about the world that people like Albertina Sisulu and Madiba dreamt of, it means fighting all of these battles, all at the same time.” Read more

Membrane and filtration technology for African prosperity

The four-day AMSIC-2 congress hosted at the Unisa Science Campus brought together global experts engaged in studying and implementing filtration processes in strategic sectors such as water, health, energy, and the environment. Read more

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Hosted by DIA and the UWF, the Unisa Women of the Year Awards and the Feroza Adam Memorial Lecture is a highlight on the institutional calendar during August every year. Read more

Leading Change seminar debates towards sustaining tomorrow

Priority to transform the ways of thinking and doing through education, using and promoting ubuntu and Pan-Africanism is a MUST, says Prof Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, from Wells College, New York. Read more

College of Human Sciences leads decoloniality conversations

Unisa’s College of Human Sciences (CHS) hosted a groundbreaking conference that sought to find answers on what de-colonisation and re-Afrikanisation truly mean for South Africa and Africa? Read more

Reflections on #FeesMustFall in the wake of the passing of Prof Bongani Mayosi

Unisa's Dean of Students, Dr Sibusiso Chalufu, writes in the Daily Maverick that not much is known or has been written about the painful experiences of administrative and professional support staff, mostly at the hands of students. Read more

Women's Month: Celebrating female researchers in CSET

Nozipho Gumbi, PhD student in Unisa's Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability research unit, tells Unisans what makes her tick. Read more

Is multi-grade teaching key to achieving ‘education for all’ goals?

Unisa’s Prof Matshidiso Taole says that the monograde approach to education needs a fundamental shift and should be replaced by a multi-grade system of education because this is best suited for African contexts. Read more

‘Stroppy’ scientist scores

Dr Neil Stacey, a postdoctoral fellow in Unisa’s Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability, has been selected as one of the Mail & Guardian 200 young South Africans for 2018. Read more