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The time for lip-service on transformation is over—Mogoeng Mogoeng

The Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa delivered one of the best in the series of nine lectures held so far by Unisa in honour of the celebrated writer, educationist, activist, and the father of African Humanism, the late Professor Es’kia Mphahlele. Read more

AUC disability expert obtains doctorate at Unisa

Conducting research into an inclusive framework for ODeL contexts, Thomas Ongolo, a Disability Expert Advisor at the Africa Union Commission (AUC) who is visually impaired, recently obtained a PhD in Curriculum and Instructional Studies at Unisa. Read more

My pen, my (isiNdebele) voice

The National Library of South Africa has acknowledged Unisa academic Johanna Nurse Malobola-Ndlovu for her immense contribution in preserving, promoting, and documenting her mother tongue. Read more

Unisa, Msunduzi Municipality partner to expand library access

Unisa Library and the Msunduzi Municipality recently signed a memorandum of understanding at the Bessie Head Library in Pietermaritzburg to provide students with greater library access. Read more

Minister calls for skills revolution

Delivering the fourth NDP Public Lecture at Unisa, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said that the country could not reach its full potential if it did not use every talent available. Read more

Rising sea levels of little concern to some SA coastal property valuers

The ethics of climate change are in the spotlight at the Sixth International Conference in Ethics Education underway in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. Read more

Unisa students express their views on transforming the curriculum

Unisa’s Kgorong Bamboo Auditorium was filled to capacity by Unisans and students who attended the two-day Curriculum Design and Development Workshop. Read more

Unisa’s research excellence recognised with a further two A-ratings

Two Unisa academics, Professor Extraordinarius Anthony Reddie and Emeritus Professor Alan Weinberg, recently received coveted National Research Foundation A-ratings based on the high quality of their research outputs. Read more

YOUNISA scoops national publishing award

YOUNISA, the magazine for students, alumni and friends of the University of South Africa, took top honours in the category ‘Best publication with limited resources’ at the 17th annual South African Publication Forum Awards. Read more

'Mission possible' continues apace for ethics@Unisa

Unisa’s already robust ethics drive received yet another boost this week with a four-day training workshop on ethics in higher education, presented in collaboration with Globethics and the Stadio Multiversity, and attended by staff from across the university and representatives of other higher education institutions. Read more