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Research must 'speak to the people,' says Unisa PhD student

PhD student Charmaine Tshangana recently did Unisa proud when she emerged as runner-up at the highly contested national FameLab finals.Read more

Enterprising Unisa students hope to slash textbook prices

Two Unisa student entrepreneurs joined forces to establish BartersConner, believed to be the world’s first textbook bartering exchange.Read more

New crop of YALI graduates ready to take on the world

Following a great deal of hard work during four weeks of intensive training, 37 hand-picked young women from 22 countries across Africa received certificates presented by the Women in African Power (WiAP) programme on 17 April 2019 at Unisa. Read more

Honours achievement for EFF’s Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi

Supported by the party’s top leadership, the deputy secretary-general of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi, recently graduated at Unisa with a Bachelor of Administration Honours in Public Administration.Read more

Passion, resilience and support a success recipe for Nomsa Shabangu

Nomsa Shabangu, daughter of, Susan Shabangu, Minister of Social Development, is part of the graduate class of 2019. She recently obtained a BA Social Work degree.Read more

Unisa student parliamentarians ready to lead

The Directorate: Student Development in the Department of Student Affairs recently held a successful workshop for its Student Parliament office bearers.Read more

Critical first year of study in the spotlight

May 2019 will prove to be a special month filled with First-Year Experience (FYE) initiatives that are presented at various South African Universities.Read more

Sharing information with students is key

Face-to-face interaction at a recent Unisa open day in Mahikeng empowered students to make informed decisions regarding Unisa as an open distance and e-learning institution.Read more

Unisa autumn graduations on the go

For Unisa's 2019 autumn graduations, the number of qualifications is more than 30 000, which makes the institution an epicentre of knowledge production.Read more