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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 stars - multitalented and multitasking

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

Good things come in twos

Chaka: Die nuwe Afrikaanse vertaling, by Chris Swanepoel, and Violence in schools: South Africa in an international context, by Clive Harber and Vusi Mncube, are the joint winners of the prestigious 2017 Hiddingh-Currie Award to be presented at the Research and Innovation gala event on 8 March 2019. Read more

Remembering Mama Africa

The latest Unisa-Sowetan Dialogue commemorated the life and times of Miriam Makeba on what would have been her 87th birthday. Read more

African experience of ODeL takes centre stage

"It is important to look at our own issues and incorporate them into the (research) framework. Anything you want to do on the continent must be contextualised." ~ Prof Christine Ofulue of NOUN was one of the opening-day speakers at Unisa's Research & Innovation Week. Read more