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Bridging the digital divide at uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality

Noting the challenges students and the community face due to poor connectivity, Unisa's intervention in the uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality has highlighted the urgent need to bridge the digital divide and provide equitable access to education for all. Read more

Unisa KZN Region hosts the Accounting and Law Professions Day

The Unisa KwaZulu-Natal Counselling and Career Development Unit is making strides in helping students embark on successful careers in the fields of law and accounting. Students were invited to a platform to broaden their horizons to local and international job opportunities. Read more

Evaluating support framework for students with hearing disability

: Sign Language was recently recognised as the 12th official language in South Africa and endorsed by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 19 July 2023. Dr Tonny Nelson Matjila shares his academic journey in evaluating the existing student support framework in higher education regarding students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Read more

A dynamic approach towards present and future challenges in higher education

Themed Universal Challenges and Dynamism Affecting Higher Education, the first day of Unisa's annual International Festival saw students and staff gathering to discuss challenges and opportunities presented on higher education, artificial intelligence and the BRICS Summit outcomes. Read more

Celebrating women in aviation through Inhlanyelo Hub's Drone Divas

Unisa's Inhlanyelo Hub recently celebrated a momentous occasion with the launch of the #DroneDivas programme. The primary objective of the programme is to empower women in aviation.Read more

Unisa Eastern Cape celebrates historic 150th milestone in style

Local was indeed lekker as stakeholders were treated to a fan park experience, with a jazz band welcoming everyone on their arrival. Read more

Unisa’s Wellness Day takes holistic approach to wellbeing

Excited Unisans gathered at the E-garden on the Muckleneuk Campus for exercise and fun in celebration of wellness and wellbeing on the institution’s annual Wellness Day. Read more

Eastern Cape open day draws a variety of stakeholders

Open days held on 15 and 16 September provided prospective and current students, alumni, local community members, employees of government departments and high school learners with the opportunity to interact with friendly Unisa staff. Read more

Unisa graduates gain work experience at their alma mater

Having been granted internship opportunities at the university, 82 graduates recently attended an orientation programme presented by the Human Resources Department. Read more