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CHE site visit concluded successfully

Three hundred stakeholders at Unisa participated in thirty-three sessions during a recent site visit by a panel from the Council on Higher Education to conduct an overall evaluation of the institution’s quality management in several focus areas.Read more

Unisan awarded a coveted Fulbright grant

Maxine Schaefer, a PhD student in Linguistics and Modern Languages, has been awarded a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher grant to conduct nine months’ research in the United States of America and to work with a leader in her field.Read more

Psychology graduate soars above challenges

A tenacious student who survived ordeals that could have derailed her academic journey has bagged another degree and is one step further towards being an independent clinical psychologist. Read more

Innovator in the service of humanity earns a training opportunity in Switzerland

Mbuso Ngcongo, a Bachelor of Science in Computing student, is one of the winning innovators earmarked to attend a training programme in Switzerland, in September of this year.Read more

Gaining inspiration at the ultimate innovation source

Striving towards realising her vision to position Unisa as a university that is central to the development of the country, Professor Puleng LenkaBula, Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor, recently visited Silicon Valley in the United States of America as part of a delegation led by Dr Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation.Read more

Unisa’s increased SDG impact confirmed by authoritative international ranking

The university has advanced to the top 600 category in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read more

What to celebrate on Freedom Day?

A young Unisa professional revisits Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom to reflect on the importance of celebrating Freedom Day and remembering leaders who fought hard for the independence of South Africans. Read more

Reimagining, rediscovering and repurposing libraries

The months of March and April have been busy ones for Unisa’s libraries as they celebrated South African Library Week (SALW) with the theme “ReImagine! RePurpose! ReDiscover … Libraries!”Read more

Proudly rising from a sense of defeat

Driven and fuelled by sheer determination and a positive outlook on life, Phuti Grace Mabitsela’s recent graduation is a result of her spirit of resilience, courage and persistence to transcend the difficulties of living with paraplegia. Read more