News & Events

Chancellor, Council Chair get up close and personal

On 7 August former president Thabo Mbeki, Unisa Chancellor, Mr Saki Simelane, Chairperson of the Unisa Council, and new members of Council refreshed their knowledge of the institution during an induction programme and tour of the campus. Read more

Unisa linguist wins big at international conference

Linguistics student Napjadi Eugene Letsoalo received the Best Student Paper award at the 7th Annual International Conference for Language, Literature and Linguistics in Singapore. Read more

Black hair matters

Fascination with and the controversy sometimes surrounding African hair were in the spotlight at a recent Department of Communication Science lecture. Read more

Unisa mourns Professor Marinus Wiechers, former VC

The university, though saddened by the passing of its former Principal and Vice-Chancellor, celebrates the life of a leader for whom higher education was always a first choice and first love. Read more

Read the YOUNISA special commemorative issue

In this celebratory issue of YOUNISA students and alumni share their personal stories of how the university, celebrating 145 years as a beacon of hope, has changed their lives. Read more

Time for success

The secret to assignment success is effective time management. Increase your productivity with these great time management tips from Unisa’s Directorate: Counselling and Career Development. Read more

Unisa to take Mthatha back to the future

Unisa will build a service centre for its operations and for the benefit of the community in the Zimbane Village in Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape. Read more

Unisa master's students win prestigious WISA award

Congratulations to students Sikelelwa Ndaweni and Sonia Kiangala who won the South African Woman in Science Awards (WISA) Tata Africa Scholarships for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology for master’s students for 2018.. Read more

Engaged Scholarship at Unisa (CSET) – Learner Research Summit

The 2018 CSET Learners Research Summit will be themed 'International year of a clean and healthy planet'. Read more