News & Events

Journeys of postdoctoral excellence celebrated

Two postdoctoral fellows at the former Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) share the highlights of their journeys with the Unisa community.Read more

Unisa VC: ‘Student crisis goes beyond funding’

Speaking at a panel discussion on the issues surrounding free higher education, Professor Puleng LenkaBula said that money alone is not the solution, but that structural intervention regarding universal access is required.Read more

Watch: Chancellor engages with students on burning issues

In what has become a much-anticipated annual event, Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki recently interacted with students from the Thabo Mbeki African School of Public and International Affairs.Read more

“I want to lead a university that honours and humanises people”

myUnisa brings you an exclusive introduction to Professor Puleng LenkaBula, the new Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Unisa, and the first woman to steer the institution in its 148 years of existence.Read more

New Council Chair to spearhead quality agenda

Mashukudu James Maboa, recently appointed Chairperson of Council at Unisa, firmly believes that for the university to deliver on its mandate, staff needs to be flexibility and agile, and adapting to the new environment.Read more

Agile new CFO determined to shape futures

Unisa’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Puleng LenkaBula, was delighted to welcome Khathutshelo Ramukumba as Unisa’s new Chief Financial Officer on his first day at the institution.Read more

Unisa mourns the passing of Sibongile Khumalo

Unisa joins the music industry and the rest of the country in mourning the passing of South African jazz legend, opera icon, vocalist par excellence and member of the Unisa family, Sibongile Khumalo.Read more

His trombone is silent, but the music lives on

Unisa bids a sad farewell to Oscar-nominated trombonist and honorary doctorate recipient, Jonas Gwangwa, who contributed immensely to the country’s music industry.Read more

CLAW students fly Unisa flag high at prestigious competition

Two Unisa College of Law students are runners-up in this year’s Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Writing Competition. The positions are highly contested because of the high quality of the essays submitted for the competition. The two students have represented CLAW well and are flying the Unisa flag for all to see.Read more