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"My journey has just begun but soon my research will be able to assist organisations on a digital transformation journey with a modern leadership framework – I am convinced that my research will have a positive impact for the African Continent as well as the rest of the world," said Mr Mervyn Christoffels. Read more

Nanoscientist receives grant of R7,6m (plus R3,8m) for new equipment

Prof Mokhotjwa Dhlamini of Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology has received a grant of R7,6 million from the National Research Foundation's National Equipment Programme. Read more

View YOUR university's 2019 achievements

The university has once again made major strides during the course of 2019, and it is indeed a pleasure to share these with you. Read more

Unisa Library receives book donation from Embassy of Ukraine

The Unisa Library has engaged in a number of collaborative projects with the Embassy of Ukraine in South Africa in 2019. The recent one concerned a donation of Ukrainian best-selling. Read more

Unisa SBL bestows LIP Award on SARB Governor

The Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) of the University of South Africa (Unisa) held its annual Leadership in Practice (LIP) Award ceremony at Accolades Boutique Venue in Midrand, Gauteng. Read more

Tackling risk management and governance in higher education

In light of the risks and challenges facing the higher education sector, Unisa held its 2019 Chapter of the Strategic Risk Leadership Conversations on Higher Education (SRLC-HE) event. It addressed, among others, the issue of how university leadership needs to navigate disruptions. Read more

Transforming global goals into local actions

Substantive insights and perspectives around localising Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took centre stage at Unisa’s SDGs Indaba, to ensure that academics contribute extensively to society by way of championing inclusive education. Read more

Unisan shaping country's future

Eveshnie Reddy on Mail & Guardian's Top 200 South African list. Read more

Tackling the ODL curriculum

Professors Simphiwe Sesanti and Silindile Ngubane spoke at the Transformation/Africanisation of the Curriculum in the ODL Context meeting about transforming Unisa’s curriculum to ensure a better open and distance learning (ODL) experience for students. Read more

Start by fixing boys and men, to fix society

What are we to do when daily news reports are about fathers killing their children, women being physically abused by their partners and learners being beaten by teachers as a corrective action to improve bad behaviour? Read more