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And it's a "Science Oscar" win for…

Unisa congratulates research fellow Dr Vhahangwele Masindi, who received the TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher at the live-streamed gala event of the prestigious NSTF-South32 Awards. Read more

You have your PhD? Don't shelve it!

Watch the webinar, hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies and Research in Unisa's College of Human Sciences, that assists doctoral graduates to publish from their theses as part of a postdoctoral incubation programme. Read more

Covid-19: Time to reimagine a more sustainable future?

Has the coronavirus helped or harmed the environment? On World Nature Conservation Day 2020, the Department of Environmental Sciences in Unisa's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences presents an infographic on the impact the pandemic has had and continues to have. Read more

Covid-19 will accelerate digital transformation in HE

Prof Mandla Makhanya, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, voices his opinion in Independent Online that online and remote learning will bring an element of flexibility and dexterity to the learning process. Read more

It's time to rethink

In a lecture presented at the Iraqi-African Centre for Strategic Studies on 14 July 2020, Prof Joseph Chisasa, Chair of the Department of Finance, Risk Management and Banking at Unisa, emphasised that the AU 10-year plan is no longer completely achievable by 2023 because of Covid-19. Read more

Maintaining balance during Covid-19

For Tonny Matjila, a Unisa PhD candidate and a member of staff at the College of Graduate Studies, time management is key in finding balance between work, studies, family responsibilities and the many challenges posed by the pandemic. Read more

“I am Khoe!”

Khoisan belonging is meaningful on the streets and taken to heart by many street people. A new book from Unisa Press searches for answers why.
"A gripping read that portrays the intersection of life on the streets with identity politics and the intellectual debates about this identity in South Africa." Read more

On the pulse in your pantry

Packing food parcels for Madiba Month? Avoiding too many supermarket trips because of the pandemic? Then this recip-℮-book is for you, says Unisa's Dr Elize Symington. Read more

Covid-19 mental health toolkit

Watch Unisa postgraduate Psychology students talk about their experiences and coping strategies during the lockdown with Dr Fortunate Silinda from the College of Human Sciences. Read more

It's a HOP, skip and a jump to help

A small project started by Unisa's Department of Information Systems to distribute masks has now developed into a fully active community outreach project run by Helene Kruger-Franck. Read more