News & Events

Unisa, Msunduzi Municipality partner to expand library access

Unisa Library and the Msunduzi Municipality recently signed a memorandum of understanding at the Bessie Head Library in Pietermaritzburg to provide students with greater library access.Read more

‘It’s time we place leadership in the hands of the youth’

Writing in the Mail & Guardian, Unisa honours student Thabo Makwakwa says that the integration of young people into key strategic leadership roles is essential for sustainable economic development and the survival of Africa.Read more

Gauteng Region and City of Johannesburg connect students with local government

Unisa’s Gauteng Region and the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality recently carried out a campaign aimed at connecting students with their political office bearers. Read more

Unisa students express their views on transforming the curriculum

Unisa’s Kgorong Bamboo Auditorium was filled to capacity by Unisans and students who attended the two-day Curriculum Design and Development Workshop.Read more

YOUNISA scoops national publishing award

YOUNISA, the magazine for students, alumni and friends of the University of South Africa, took top honours in the category ‘Best publication with limited resources’ at the 17th annual South African Publication Forum Awards.Read more

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

President Ramaphosa pleads for compassion, selflessness and generosity

Delivering the keynote address at the 19th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, enjoined citizens to create a society defined by solidarity, rather than competition.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