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Towards open online financial education

In her inaugural lecture, Prof Bernadene de Clercq from the Department of Taxation discussed an online initiative that will provide free financial education to those that need it the most – the youth of South Africa. Read more

Linguistics academic scoops NIHSS award

Dr Napjadi Letsoalo was recently awarded the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences award under the category of Best Digital Humanities Collection: Community Engagement. Read more

Unisan awarded a coveted Fulbright grant

Maxine Schaefer, a PhD student in Linguistics and Modern Languages, has been awarded a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher grant to conduct nine months’ research in the United States of America and to work with a leader in her field. Read more

Young graduate equipped with the skills to make a real difference

A 21-year-old teaching graduate from Ga Nkwana village is inspired to shape the paths of learners from poor backgrounds and to use the time she has now mindfully by studying beyond a bachelor’s degree. Read more

Invisible lives and missing voices examined

A recent Institute of Gender Studies seminar took an in-depth look at the impact of Covid-19 on women and girls and ways to put these individuals at the centre of recovery and reconstruction in the aftermath of the pandemic. Read more

Book discussion underscores the importance of World Book and Copyright Day

Unisa Library & Information Services hosted a book discussion with acclaimed author, journalist and long-time activist, Zubeida Jaffer, on 22 April. Read more

Psychology graduate soars above challenges

A tenacious student who survived ordeals that could have derailed her academic journey has bagged another degree and is one step further towards being an independent clinical psychologist. Read more

Meet Professor Kerstin Jordaan – A whiz with numbers

As a B3 NRF-rated academic, Professor Kerstin Jordaan is one of only three B-rated female mathematicians in South Africa. She is also only the fifth female in her field to have been rated in this category since the inception of the NRF ratings in 1984. Read more

Young scholar set to fly the Unisa flag high on international platform

The young and talented Mutondi Mulaudzi has been selected as one of 15 candidates globally to participate in the International Court of Justice Judicial Fellowship Programme. Read more

Kenya Alumni Chapter unpacks the power of networking

A recent gathering of Unisa’s Kenya Alumni Chapter proved to be an inspirational day of reconnecting and establishing new friendships among these outstanding African ambassadors of the university. Read more