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Disabled? Unisa offers expert support

By formally disclosing your disability, you gain immediate access to a range of academic and other support services at Unisa. Find out how.Read more

Unisa students share their journeys – Amanda Hulley

Reflecting on Women’s Month, Forensic Science and Technology Student Amanda Hulley says that, in the legal fraternity, women remain disadvantaged when compared to their male counterparts.Read more

Unisa students share their journeys – Natasha Chiswa

Law student Natasha Chiswa says that growing up, she was always eager to bring meaningful and significant change to people’s lives. She maintains that justice is a powerful tool that should be used to bring about change and ensure fairness and equality.Read more

Unisa students share their journeys – Phumelela Nzama

Education student Phumelela Nzama says that the more he taught and helped other students, the more he understood that being an educator is not about you, but rather about serving others. Read more

The quest for a special GBV independent police unit in SA

Alumnus and former student activist Khothalang Moseli says that it is estimated that between 25% and 40% of women and children have experienced sexual, physical, and emotional abuse in their lives.Read more

Grief, loss, inequality and hope: Unisa students share their real-life Covid-19 experiences

The seismic shift caused by Covid-19 and the subsequent national lockdown have derailed students in various ways. Unisa students share their challenges and experience so far.Read more

NanoWS students make their US (water)mark

Alfred Kajau, Nomcebo Khumalo, Coster Kumunda, and Sikelelwa Ndiweni completed a graduate-level online course with the University of Massachusetts. Professor Thabo Nkambule says this demonstrates Unisa's leading role in affording education opportunities, especially though online measures.Read more

A wordsmith going places

Unisa for me, is a leadership institution; it teaches one both independence and teamwork skills, says Musa Masombuka, a 22-year-old poet, literature enthusiast, and third-year student enrolled for a Bachelor of Education degree.Read more

Top talker about science

Trevor Simbayi, a master's student in Biotechnology at the Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability at Unisa, has made it to the finals of FameLab SA.Read more