News & Events

Two Unisa creative intellectuals win coveted HSS Awards

Emerging victorious among more than 190 entries received, Unisans Natalia Molebatsi and Dr Napjadi Letsoalo walked away with top honours in their categories at the 7th Humanities and Social Sciences Awards.Read more

Never put limits on your dreams

‘I started my degree at the age of 37 and I did not allow negativity or discouragement from people to limit me in reaching my dreams,’ says recent LLB graduate, Eric Calzade Mukhari.Read more

If you have the focus, Unisa will do the rest

‘Unisa is for people who know what they want to achieve in life and are willing to do what it takes to achieve their goals,’ says recent cum laude graduate and student leader, Sipho Manamela.Read more

The Commission for Gender Equality discusses traditional harmful practices in KZN

Zanele Ncwane, the Commission for Gender Equality’s provincial manager in KZN, recently addressed the Unisa community on harmful traditional practices in the last of a series of GBV awareness events hosted by the region.Read more

Further obstacles for students with disabilities due to Covid-19

Always mindful of its mission to provide students living with disabilities with the best support possible, Unisa has identified new challenges in the areas of enrolment and assessment caused by the pandemic and is working on ways to overcome these. Read more

Unisa’s Pretoria Alumni Chapter treated to chai tea

On the morning of 19 March 2022, members of Unisa’s Pretoria Alumni Chapter gathered on the Unisa main campus for breakfast. It was their first meeting after two years of COVID-19. Read more

Understanding what human trafficking is

Speaking at the second event in the KwaZulu-Natal Region’s GBV awareness campaign, Unisa alumna Advocate Dawn Coleman-Malinga discussed the sensitive topic of human trafficking, which is one of the world’s fastest-growing criminal activities and the third most profitable business branch of organised crime after drug dealing and the small arms trade. Read more

Gender-based violence campaign kicks off in KwaZulu-Natal

Unisa's Counselling and Career Development Unit, in collaboration with the Communication and Marketing Department in KwaZulu-Natal, kicked off the March Gender-Based Violence awareness campaign in Pietermaritzburg on 4 March 2022Read more

Presenting digital access to support Unisa students

In her presentation at the recent Management Lekgotla, Unisa Senior Lecturer Phindiwe Kamolane pointed out the importance of data access and digital skills to support distance students. Read more