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Influential researcher builds on the body of knowledge

Having moved from a Y-rating to a C2-rating by the NRF, Unisa’s Professor Puleng Segalo is considered as an established researcher with a good track record of quality outputs Read more

Reflecting on freedom and equality on Freedom Day

Unisa's Prof Edith Phaswana, Acting Head of Academic Programmes: Thabo Mbeki School of Public and International Affairs, reflects on one of the critical areas which was earmarked for redress by the new dispensation in 1994, the transformation of women's lives. Read more

Unisan wins the 2021 Ali Mazrui Award

Professor Serges Djoyou Kamga, a renowned scholar of human rights, recently received the 2021 Ali Mazrui Award for Scholarship and Research Excellence. Read more

"Let us build a Unisa we are proud of"

Setting the tone at an Extended Management Lekgotla, Prof Puleng LenkaBula, Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor, conveyed a pressing need for the institution to constantly rethink, reinvent, reshape and regenerate. Read more

Four outstanding Unisans in the running for 'Science Oscars'

In recognition of their remarkable contributions to SET and innovation, Professors Jan Kroeze, Hossein Jafari, Marcia Mkansi and Fulufhelo Nemavhola have been nominated for the 2020/2021 NSTF-South32 Awards. Read more

Stellar NRF review feedback for Unisa researcher

NRF recognised Prof Norma Ruth Romm is an internationally known and respected sociology researcher, who has made a substantive contribution in research. Read more

Unisa's Shadowmatch student support pilot bears fruit

A system made available to students free of charge to provide study and career reports based on their habits has seen wide adoption across colleges. Read more

Unisa alumna a haircare entrepreneur second to none

Following years of extensive research with natural ingredients, master's graduate Thokozile Mangwiro established a truly South African haircare brand. Read more

Iranian postgraduate student obtains Unisa PhD

Dr Mahboube Khalvati, a recent Unisa PhD graduate from Iran, shares her unusual postgraduate study journey in the field of English Theatre Studies. Read more

Still making a mark in research even in retirement

A retired Unisa academic and researcher re-rated C2 by the NRF, Prof Ruth de Villiers believes that her present contributions to Unisa - through advancing growth in research and scholarship - are making the greatest impact yet. Read more