News & Events

A project involving MIT students on Unisa’s Science Campus

Two Electrical Engineering and Computer Science students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are visiting Unisa to work on a project that involves the Central University of Technology (CUT) and the Durban University of Technology (DUT). Nailah Smith (19) and Nadia Waid (19) travelled all the way from Atlanta, Georgia and Des Moines, Iowa to make an impact in South Africa. Read more

Prior learning the key to Mzoxolo’s success

Mzoxolo Gora is the first student ever to successfully complete a BA Honours in Corrections Management through Unisa’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme.Read more

Top award for Unisa’s SRU

Unisa’s Student Retention Unit is one of only four such units lauded by the SANRC as Top Institutional Participant in National FYE month 2019.Read more

Unisa student joins elite ‘Top 200’ group

MSc student Dumisani Mlotswa has been featured in the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans supplement for 2019 in the category Science and Technology.Read more

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