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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

Wadzanai will break down barriers, represent peripheral students

Wadzanai Mazhetese, President of Unisa’s National Student Representative Council, shares his thoughts with the Unisa student community.Read more

‘It’s time we place leadership in the hands of the youth’

Writing in the Mail & Guardian, Unisa honours student Thabo Makwakwa says that the integration of young people into key strategic leadership roles is essential for sustainable economic development and the survival of Africa.Read more

YOUNISA scoops national publishing award

YOUNISA, the magazine for students, alumni and friends of the University of South Africa, took top honours in the category ‘Best publication with limited resources’ at the 17th annual South African Publication Forum Awards.Read more

Read the YOUNISA special commemorative issue

In this celebratory issue of YOUNISA students and alumni share their personal stories of how the university, celebrating 145 years as a beacon of hope, has changed their lives.Read more

Unisa master's students win prestigious WISA award

Congratulations to students Sikelelwa Ndaweni and Sonia Kiangala who won the South African Woman in Science Awards (WISA) Tata Africa Scholarships for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology for master’s students for 2018..Read more