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Unisa units ignite enthusiasm for community engagement

History was made as Unisa recently hosted its inaugural Communities: From Conversation to Collaboration event at the Cape Town Campus. Showcasing their achievements in the area of engaged scholarship were, among others, the Western Cape Law Clinic, the Institute for Social and Health Sciences, and the Community Learning Unit. Read more

Unisa Protection Services staff graduates with BA Information Sciences degree

Unisa's decision, made a few years ago, to insource some contracted service workers into the university's permanent employment workforce has resulted in a positive spin-off for the education prospects of Gloria Masinga, a member of the Unisa Protection Services based in the North Eastern Region's Polokwane Campus. Read more

Unisa Library partners with Swartland Municipality

Launched at the Malmesbury Library, the partnership is set to enhance education support and resources for Unisa students in the Swartland region. Read more

Leading by example: Mpumalanga RSRC deputy speaker graduates

The Deputy Speaker of the Mpumalanga Regional Student Representative Council, Carol Khoza, was among the 960 graduates at the Unisa Autumn Graduations 2024, held in Mbombela. Khoza is currently registered for an honours degree, specialising in early childhood development education. Read more

Navigating students' academic odyssey at Unisa with the Student Retention Unit

The unit's comprehensive toolkit not only embraces inclusivity, but serves as an induction to all first-time entering students at Unisa and a compass and map for navigating the academic landscape at the university. Read more

Unisa media studies degree equips Radio Turf host to promote African discourse and decoloniality

In the dynamic world of radio broadcasting, few voices stand out as distinctly as that of Unisa Media Studies graduate, Morokolo Mpholo. Unisa's commitment to accessible education proved instrumental in Mpholo's academic pursuits, enabling him to balance his studies with his burgeoning career in radio broadcasting. Read more

Rector of the University of Cienfuegos addresses Unisa conference

Under the leadership of Prof Velisiwe Gasa, Unisa's College of Education (CEDU) recently hosted its signature interdisciplinary conference on Teacher Education and Interdisciplinary Research, featuring a keynote address by Dr Orquidea Urquiola Sánchez. Read more

SHIP continues its quest to curb teenage pregnancy

The School Health Integrated Programming (SHIP) team of the Department of Health Sciences continues its quest to curb teenage pregnancy in Limpopo. Read more

Unisa robotics team takes coding to the community

Unisa's Science Engagement Centre recently presented coding and robotics workshops at three schools in the Limpopo Province, a testament to the university’s mission to leverage its research and skills in aid of all Africans. Read more

Unisa confers posthumous honorary degree on heroine Prof Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo

On 10 May 2024, Unisa conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Languages, Linguistics and Literature (Honoris Causa) posthumously on Prof Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo, a celebrated playwright, author and activist, at the #UnisaAutumnGraduations held at the Muckleneuk Campus. Read more