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Unisan's expert eye garners top photography award

Building on past successes, Unisa student Sydney Seshibedi has been named the Sports Photographer of the Year 2019 by South African Breweries (SAB). Read more

7th Unisa Decoloniality Summer School to interrogate power, knowledge and being

Unisa's College of Human Sciences is hosting its 7th Decoloniality Summer School which seeks to interrogate power, knowledge and being, and to find answers on what de-colonisation truly means for South Africa and Africa. Read more

Eight cool Unisa achievements in 2019

Unisa proudly holds the title of Africa’s leading Open, Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) institution. Its reputation as the African university shaping futures in the service of humanity has seen it being recognised for many outstanding achievements over the years. Read more

Unisa researcher exploring the universe through astronomy and astroparticle physics

South Africa is host to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, located in the Karoo, the place of birth for Lerothodi Lapula Leeuw, an astrophysics professor at Unisa’s College of Graduate Studies (CGS). Read more

The best PhD Paper award goes to…

"My journey has just begun but soon my research will be able to assist organisations on a digital transformation journey with a modern leadership framework – I am convinced that my research will have a positive impact for the African Continent as well as the rest of the world," said Mr Mervyn Christoffels. Read more

Nanoscientist receives grant of R7,6m (plus R3,8m) for new equipment

Prof Mokhotjwa Dhlamini of Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology has received a grant of R7,6 million from the National Research Foundation's National Equipment Programme. Read more

View YOUR university's 2019 achievements

The university has once again made major strides during the course of 2019, and it is indeed a pleasure to share these with you. Read more

Transforming global goals into local actions

Substantive insights and perspectives around localising Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took centre stage at Unisa’s SDGs Indaba, to ensure that academics contribute extensively to society by way of championing inclusive education. Read more

Start by fixing boys and men, to fix society

What are we to do when daily news reports are about fathers killing their children, women being physically abused by their partners and learners being beaten by teachers as a corrective action to improve bad behaviour? Read more

Unisa is a leading contributor to the SA graduates pool

As the access to education crisis intensifies in South Africa, Unisa has opened its doors to a third of all higher education students in the country as well as students from more than 100 African countries. Read more