News & Events

Research must be inspired to bring about improvement in the condition of humankind

An esteemed Unisa researcher, Professor Noor Davids, advocates conducting research that is inspired to bring about improvement in the condition of humankind. As a result, the NRF recently awarded him a C2 rating, thus acknowledging him as an established researcher who produces impactful work.Read more

Student booking app a major success

Close to 73 000 students have registered for the new booking app that limits access to campus buildings to the required number by law and to the maximum number a venue is authorised to take.Read more

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