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Prof Maaza achieves a first for Africa

Prof Malik Maaza from the College of Graduate Studies can now add the International Commission for Optics’ Galileo Galilei 2019 Medal to his impressive collection of national and international recognitions. This is the first time in the award’s illustrious 35-year history that the recipient is from Africa. Read more

Academic highlights show relevance, excellence

Unisa's quarterly highlights mark the university's commitment to academic transformation and excellence, and show what Unisa academics are doing and achieving in terms of progress and performance. Read more

Unisa trains young tourism ambassadors in Johannesburg

The Department of Development Studies (College of Human Sciences) and the Chance to Advance Programme collaborated with the City of Johannesburg to enhance the skills of 60 unemployed youth to function as tourism ambassadors. Read more

Renewable energy from Unisa project will save school many thousands of rands

Unisa’s Institute for Development of Energy for African Sustainability and the Unisa chapter of the student organisation: Engineers without Borders produce biogas to save school thousands of rands. Read more

Unisa empowers SMMEs

Unisa’s Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) programme, in partnership with the Unisa Centre for Lifelong Learning (UCL), have started their 2019 training for small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) across the country. Read more

Shaping futures through golf

The Unisa Shaping Futures Golf Challenge recently headed to the Limpopo province, the home of Unisa’s North Eastern Regional Office, to raise funds for student bursaries at Unisa. Read more

Unisa law student named top essayist

Gilbert Phindile Kato, an LLM student at Unisa and a candidate attorney at Webber Wentzel Attorneys, was recently announced as the winner of the LLM category at the Annual Legal Essay Writing Competition Awards ceremony. Read more

Unisa to offer advanced training on membrane technology

On Thursday 28 August 2019, Unisa’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology launched the state-of-the-art iNanoWS Hollow Fibre Membrane Spinning System at the Science Campus. Read more

Chancellor pronounces on femicide, xenophobia, lingering racial tensions and more

Unisa staff and students, media representatives and members of the public attended the bi-annual interactive session between the Chancellor of Unisa, former President Thabo Mbeki, and students of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) on 15 August 2019. Read more

Rekindling African histories and reclaiming dignity

The 5th African Intellectuals Lecture deliberated on pertinent issues with which Africa grapples to attain African Renaissance '21 years onwards'. Read more