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Read the latest issue of YOUNISA, the newsletter for Unisa students, alumni and friends.Read more

Youth Month: Minister challenges students to give critical feedback

Unisa students recently engaged with the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and other luminaries on topics ranging from language policy in higher education, to equality in education and the Constitution in relation to higher education.Read more

Unisa alumnus captures the essence of Makhanya

The highly talented Jaco van Schalkwyk created the official portrait of Prof. Mandla Makhanya, former Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor, which was presented to him on the occasion of his retirement.Read more

Africa Day: Unisa a leader in decolonising African education

Speaking against the backdrop of Africa Day and Africa Month 2021, Unisa’s Professors Zodwa Motsa and Edith Phaswana reflect on the institution’s status as the capital of decoloniality and long-time champion in decolonising education on the continent.Read more

Watch: Confessions of a major media academic

View an enlightening and entertaining Unisa Radio interview with communication and media supremo, Professor Julie Reid of the Department of Communication Science.Read more

Unisa’s international students profiled

Unisa recently conducted an analysis to understand who its international students are in order to better serve their needs.Read more

Unisa bids farewell to a servant leader

Unisa hosted a farewell ceremony to honour the life and legacy of its former Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mandla Makhanya, after 33 years of service at the institution.Read more

Unisa alumna a haircare entrepreneur second to none

Following years of extensive research with natural ingredients, master’s graduate Thokozile Mangwiro established a truly South African haircare brand.Read more

Unisa’s Shadowmatch student support pilot bears fruit

A system made available to students free of charge to provide study and career reports based on their habits has seen wide adoption across colleges. Read more