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Plant the mustard seed and you will move mountains

Through perseverance and a mother’s love and support, Mdungazi Maluleke overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles to attain a Unisa lectureship and PhD. Reading about his inspirational journey will make your day. Read more

Unisa Women’s Forum celebrates young voices

A recent webinar celebrating South Africa's youth saw Unisa alumni, students and staff providing a range of insights into learning from the past, questioning the present and shaping the future. Read more

Unisa Women’s Forum celebrates young voices

A recent webinar celebrating South Africa's youth saw Unisa alumni, students and staff providing a range of insights into learning from the past, questioning the present and shaping the future. Read more

Advocating for intellectual property rights to enhance human rights

Unisa’s Professor Mikhalien Du Bois was recently recognised as an established researcher whose body of work in intellectual property rights demonstrates impactful research. Read more

Highest international research recognition for outstanding Unisan

Based on his research leadership, Professor Les Labuschagne has become one of only four South Africans to be awarded the highest recognition granted by the International Professional Recognition Council. Read more

"Black women are never allowed to be tired"

Speaking at the Unisa Library Conversation Series, author and women's champion, Malaika Mahlatsi, popularly known as Malaika Wa Azania, urged young black women to attend to their emotional and mental wellness during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more

The Basdeo we all knew - A tribute by Prof Puleng LenkaBula

Unisa's Principal and Vice-Chancellor bids farewell to the late Prof Vinesh Basdeo, Executive Dean of the university’s College of Law. Read more

The New Frontier: Where does Africa stand?

Africans and their descendants are still on a painful quest for three magic kingdoms: peace and democratic governance, socioeconomic transformation and cultural equality, said Prof Tal Edgars in his keynote at the latest instalment of the Africa Intellectual Scholar Series, Knowledge Systems and Africa Futures Programme. Read more

Transformation - Youthful, bold voices speak

Unisa students and alumni share their perspectives on curriculum transformation in South African higher education, while others share insights on the current political landscape in the country. Read more

Keeping the brand alive in unprecedented times

In her inaugural lecture, Prof Charmaine du Plessis explained how brand purpose can be enacted by means of social media brand communication during the current pandemic or, indeed, in any other crisis. Read more