News & Events

More than six thousand laptops distributed to students

Unisa’s highly successful rollout of laptops to qualifying students funded by NSFAS has passed the 90% completion mark.Read more

New course set to enhance first-year student experience

Taking some of the pain out of the challenging transition to a university environment is Unisa’s newly launched First-Year Experience Massive Open Online Course.Read more

YOUNISA interrogates higher education's democracy role

Democracy includes having equal access to quality education and opportunity. The latest issue of YOUNISA takes a look at a number of important links between democracy and universities.Read more

ARCSWiD breaks down barriers

To promote full participation in Unisa’s student leadership structures, the Advocacy and Resource Centre for Students with Disabilities presented a series of leadership training sessions at regional forums for students with disabilities.Read more

Student campaigns raise health and wellbeing awareness

A recent series of campaigns addressed student vulnerability, which is on the increase due to financial instability and mounting environmental pressures.Read more

Research must 'speak to the people,' says Unisa PhD student

PhD student Charmaine Tshangana recently did Unisa proud when she emerged as runner-up at the highly contested national FameLab finals.Read more

Enterprising Unisa students hope to slash textbook prices

Two Unisa student entrepreneurs joined forces to establish BartersConner, believed to be the world’s first textbook bartering exchange.Read more

Honours achievement for EFF’s Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi

Supported by the party’s top leadership, the deputy secretary-general of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi, recently graduated at Unisa with a Bachelor of Administration Honours in Public Administration.Read more

Major ICT boost for Unisa students as first laptops are issued

Friday, 29 March 2019 was a red-letter day for the University of South Africa and its students as it marked the start of a massive rollout of laptop computers to students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.Read more