News & Events

Chancellor Mbeki fields tough questions with aplomb

Displaying the oratorical skills for which he is so famous, Thabo Mbeki, Unisa Chancellor and patron of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), engaged with students on the issue of China-Africa relations on 7 March 2019.Read more

Building an enabling environment for postgrad students

Lucas Mamabolo, National Postgraduate Officer on the National Student Representative Council, understands the academic language, needs and concerns of students at postgraduate level.Read more

Wadzanai will break down barriers, represent peripheral students

Wadzanai Mazhetese, President of Unisa’s National Student Representative Council, shares his thoughts with the Unisa student community.Read more

KZN hosts student leadership induction and development session

The Regional Student Representative Council in KwaZulu-Natal was recently inducted in Durban in a session which also featured leadership development.Read more

Unisa R&I Week 2019 is the place to be

Crisp, concise and comprehensive views of key ODL research trends and highlights are on offer at Unisa’s Research & Innovation Week 2019 – along with some educated speculation about what the future might hold.Read more

Unisa hosts exciting Breytenbach exhibition

Unisa Art Gallery is pleased to announce The 81 ways of letting go a late self, an exhibition by Breyten Breytenbach, the iconic anti-establishment poet and author.Read more

College of Education strengthens the experience of studying BEd

Unisa’s College of Education recently hosted a focus group on the experience of studying its Bachelor of Education qualification. It was focused on the knowledge and skills gained through studies.Read more

TMALI mourns the passing of Ambassador Dumisani Kumalo

Read a short tribute to the late Ambassador Dumisani Kumali issued by the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute.Read more

Study delivers treasure trove of data on international students in Africa

A 30-month, multimillion-rand study on international distance education in Africa is drawing to a close, offering some fresh – and sometimes unexpected – insights into the study habits, challenges and attitudes of Unisa’s international students.Read more