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Unisa alumnus continues to inspire students in Durban

Inspirational Unisa alumnus Dr Maropeng Mpya uses his past and his experiences to help Unisa students in Durban with Moot Court and basic legal training.Read more

Maintaining balance during Covid-19

For Tonny Matjila, a Unisa PhD candidate and a member of staff at Unisa’s College of Graduate Studies, time management is key in finding balance between work, studies, family responsibilities and the many challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more

CGS postgrad workshops now online

Since March, the College of Graduate studies has been conducting research training workshops on Microsoft Teams and Facebook.Read more

Unisa PhD students attend international social media conference

Dr Shawren Singh and six promising Unisa PhD students recently joined virtual participants from over 40 countries at the prestigious 7th European Conference on Social Media.Read more

Read the latest issue of YOUNISA

Unisa's academic impact is well known and widely celebrated. This exciting issue of YOUNISA looks at the possibly lesser known but equally important impact the institution has on individuals, communities and societies at large.Read more

Online examinations find favour with Unisa students

A university-wide student survey conducted by Unisa’s Department of Institutional Advancement shows that the majority of the 4 823 respondents found mid-year online examinations to be a positive experience and would, in fact, elect to again write online at the end of the year.Read more

Making a difference in spite of Covid-19

Unisa's Ethiopian Regional Learning Centre continues to ensure that students are provided with services by using all means at its disposal to overcome the challenges posed by the international health crisis.Read more

The quest for a special GBV independent police unit in SA

Alumnus and former student activist Khothalang Moseli says that it is estimated that between 25% and 40% of women and children have experienced sexual, physical, and emotional abuse in their lives.Read more

Untold stories behind gender-based violence in South Africa

An NSRC member shares his views on how shattered gender roles contribute to femicide and the sexual abuse of children. Read more