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It’s Chai Time with Wesley Moonsamy

Meet Wesley Moonsamy, co-founder of It’s Chai Time, technology enabler, part-time lecturer and Unisa alumnus. Read more

Excitement as premier Unisa music competition draws near

The countdown to the highly anticipated 6th Unisa International Strings Competition, taking place from 24 January to 05 February, has started. Read more

Unisa reflects on the year that has been

At the official closing ceremony of the 2021 academic year, the university reflected on its challenges, opportunities and accomplishments, and feted students who achieved great results in their studies.Read more

Rethinking the challenges of development in terms of decoloniality

Unique development challenges faced by Ethiopia were the crux of the doctoral research of Dr Yerasework Kebede Hailu of Unisa’s Ethiopia Regional Learning Centre.Read more

Reflections on Africa’s futures

Eminent African scholar, Professor Mamadou Diouf, delivered the 2021 Unisa Founders Lecture addressing African history, humanities, literature, and invention towards reclaiming Africa’s futures.Read more

Joy, celebration as master’s and doctoral candidates graduate

The current series of onsite graduations at Unisa will see newly minted master’s and doctoral graduates joining the ranks of South Africa’s best and brightest.Read more

Honoured for advancing African knowledge systems

The Unisa Council recently conferred honorary degrees on veteran broadcaster Moloko John Mashamaite and spiritual peacemaker Reverend Daniel Lekota. Read more

Ensuring successful transition for first-time students

Unisa’s recent Student Retention Unit Showcase provided a picture of a range of support and retention strategies implemented by the unit to promote student success and retention.Read more

Outstanding South Africans to be honoured at the 2021 Calabash Awards

Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki will be honouring four remarkable individuals for their contribution to the transformation and development of the country.Read more