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Unisa autumn graduations on the go

More than 30 000 students will receive their qualifications during the university’s current graduations that began on 4 March and will finish on 28 June 2019. Read more

Maintaining the highest standards of research, innovation and training

CSET's engineering programmes receive the thumbs-up from ECSA. "If I were younger, I would definitely come to Unisa to do another qualification," said one of the assessors. Read more

Be guided by the 'fierce urgency of now'

"Because sustainable development takes time, we cannot afford to fail yet another generation. We cannot abdicate our responsibilities, nor shirk from our commitment to excellence." ~ Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, at the Unisa-TMF celebration of International Women's Day Read more

Are China-Africa relations another form of exploitation?

Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki and HE Lin Songtian, the Chinese ambassador to South Africa, fielded a range of tough questions from students at a recent TMALI workshop. 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

Unisa stars - multitalented and multitasking

At the 2019 Research & Innovation awards ceremony, the university's best and brightest researchers shone incandescently. Read more

Unisa to tutor 72 000 teachers in new school subject

The university will partner with the DBE by making available its 24 ICT laboratories throughout the country to train educators in coding. Read more

Red carpet research and innovation at Unisa

The university's R&I Awards highlight the relevance and improved profile of researchers as national, continental and global contextually relevant scholars. Read more

A first for South Africa

Minister of State Security, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, says that Unisa's SBL is a torch-bearer of leadership training for military veterans. Read more

Artificial intelligence for sustainable development

Prof Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, presented at a workshop during UNESCO's Mobile Learning Week in Paris, France, on new opportunities provided by AI in higher education. Read more