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What does the 'new normal' mean for how we work?

While the latest buzzwords trend—#coronavirus, #Covid19, #lockdownsa, and #flattenthecurve—not everyone is logged into the most appropriate of meeting decorum. Find out how to tackle those virtual gatherings like the pro that you are.Read more

Have a societal solution? Here’s how to give it wings.

An exciting Unisa programme gives young innovators the opportunity to conceive and implement innovative solutions geared towards resolving societal challenges.Read more

Top talker about science

Trevor Simbayi, a master's student in Biotechnology at the Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability at Unisa, has made it to the finals of FameLab SA.Read more

It’s all systems go for Unisa’s online examinations

Harnessing its expertise and vast experience as a pioneer in ODeL, Unisa is enabling its students to proceed with the 2020 academic year by means of alternative assessment formats in May/June, including online examinations.Read more

Unisa leads the way in HE during Covid-19

Listen to an SAfm interview in which Professor Mandla Makhanya, Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor, discusses the challenges higher education faces during the Covid-19 crisis, and how Unisa's open, distance and e-learning model serves as an example for other universities.Read more

Shaping futures through golf

The Unisa Shaping Futures Golf Challenge recently headed to the Limpopo province, the home of Unisa’s North Eastern Regional Office, to raise funds for student bursaries at Unisa.Read more

Renewal made concrete as Unisa refreshes its identity

As part of the university’s naming and renaming process, existing buildings and facilities are being repurposed with a view to better utilisation of the institution’s infrastructure.Read more

She salutes Unisa for shaping her future

Lina Molebogeng Motlanthe from Lebowakgomo, Limpopo Province, went to the US as part of the Unisa International Exchange Programme, an opportunity reserved for winners of the Student Research and Innovation Showcase.Read more

Unisa alumni encouraged to behave the pro-Unisa way

A Unisa graduate should not behave in manner that goes against Unisa values, was the advice given to the audience at an alumni chapter convenor election meeting recently held in Polokwane. Read more