News & Events

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

Iranian postgraduate student obtains Unisa PhD

Dr Mahboube Khalvati, a recent Unisa PhD graduate from Iran, shares her unusual postgraduate study journey in the field of English Theatre Studies.Read more

Unisa commences rollout of high-tech teaching and learning system

A new system to support teaching and learning through high-end digital technology has been rolled out at Unisa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership, and will be extended throughout the institution.Read more

Interrogating the factors that affect student success

The support recipe for student success is far more nuanced than generally assumed, as is borne out by the eye-opening research conducted by Dr Fortunate Silinda of Unisa’s Department of Psychology.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

Gospel of 4IR brought to future Unisa students

Unisa’s KZN region recently participated in a career guidance event in the province’s second-biggest township.Read more

Woman power celebrated at EC Regional SRC inauguration

Dr Benni Lekubu, chair of Unisa’s Independent Electoral Commission, praised the Eastern Cape for including a record four women in its leadership cadre.Read more