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Stats indicate more than 91 000 child brides in SA

A joint initiative between Unisa’s Gender Institute, the TMALI, and the AU aims not only to foster conversations and dialogue on the importance of African girls’ rights to equal education and their fundamental freedoms but also to create opportunities for change. Read more

Is this how the coalition cookie crumbles?

Last night's Unisa-Sowetan Dialogue asked whether SA is experiencing ordinary growing pains or whether this is the beginning of the end for coalition and collaboration politics in the country. Read more

Thato went from an orphanage to Unisa’s graduation stage

Do not be defined by your circumstances but instead define your tomorrow, says Thato Amarath Senne, who was awarded his BA in Environmental Management last week. Read more

Tell your own stories

On the 40th anniversary of Black Wednesday, the seventh Percy Qoboza Memorial Lecture, hosted by the National Press Club and Unisa’s Department of Communication Science, was delivered by his son, Vusi Qoboza. Read more

Unisans inaugurated as ASSAf and SAYAS members

Sonja Bosch and Chris de Wet join these esteemed academies in 2017, which will no doubt have a positive impact on the university as a whole. Read more

The fabric of LGBTI stigma needs to be reworked

Unisa's fourth Quiltbag Project seminar invited Justice Edwin Cameron as its keynote speaker last week. Read more

Africa Speaks interrogates the study and uses of African languages in higher education

Prof Nomalanga Mkhize, a senior lecture at the Nelson Mandela University, presented at the recent Africa Speaks lecture series hosted by the College of Human Sciences. Read more

Weighing in on the 2017 Kenyan elections

Three Unisa academics share their insights on the outcome of the hotly contested and now disputed polls. Read more

All-new Unisa Language Festival takes multilingualism to Gauteng schools

The fun and educational industrial theatre show will tour 60 high schools in the region and reach about 36 000 learners and 1 500 teachers. Read more

Setting an example to #DefineTomorrow

Prof Mpho Ngoepe's research focuses upon archives and records management in relation to accountability, justice, and auditing. Read more