Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Speeches delivered by Professor MS Makhanya

2017-03-03 00:00:00.0
Keynote Address: Gala Dinner - Research Awards Ceremony (PDF)
2017-02-27 00:00:00.0
The official opening of the 2017 academic year and the installation of the Chancellor, President Thabo Mbeki (PDF)
2017-02-22 00:00:00.0
Opening the Discussion of the South African Human Rights Report on Transformation of Public Universities in South Africa (PDF)
2017-02-16 00:00:00.0
Welcome and Opening Remarks Hrcoc Workshop (PDF)
2016-08-22 00:00:00.0
Prof MS Makhanya’s meeting with the Unisa Black Forum (PDF)
2016-08-12 00:00:00.0
Celebrating 60 years of Women's Collective Activism for Social Change (PDF)
2016-07-29 00:00:00.0
Welcome & Contextualisation: Unisa/Mail and Guardian Critical Thinking Forum (PDF)
2016-07-14 00:00:00.0 - 2016-07-15 00:00:00.0
Unpacking the ‘Leading Change’ Agenda and What it Means for Managers (PDF)
2016-07-08 00:00:00.0
Address: Staff induction (PDF)
2016-07-01 00:00:00.0
Keynote: Launch of the Unisa-SANEDI Research and Community Engagement Biogas Project (PDF)
2016-06-30 00:00:00.0
Unisa/GCIS Africa Day Public Commemorative Lecture (PDF)
2016-06-29 00:00:00.0
Address: Launch of the Leading Change Project (PDF)
2016-05-27 00:00:00.0
Opening & Welcome: The 7th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture (PDF)
2016-05-18 00:00:00.0
Executive Management Workshop (PDF)
2016-05-09 00:00:00.0
Address: Staff assembly - Florida Campus (PDF)
2016-04-15 00:00:00.0
Academic Assembly, Muckleneuk Campus (PDF)
2016-04-13 00:00:00.0
Welcome: Unisa Programme on HEAIDS (PDF)
2016-04-12 00:00:00.0
YRU@BMR Youth Research Unit Conference (PDF)
2016-04-06 00:00:00.0
Address: Association of Educational Development in Africa: 2016 Annual Conference (PDF)
2016-04-06 00:00:00.0
Address: Long Service Certificate Awards Ceremony (PDF)
2016-04-06 00:00:00.0
Address: Long Service Certificate Awards Ceremony (PDF)
2016-03-30 00:00:00.0
Address: Graduations (PDF)
2016-03-23 00:00:00.0
Welcome address: Joint Public Lecture of Unisa School of Governance & Public Service Commission (PDF)
2016-03-18 00:00:00.0
Unisa Board of Trustees Address (PDF)
2016-03-08 00:00:00.0
Opening: The 2nd Commondwealth Conference on the Education and Training of Youth Workers (PDF)
2016-03-04 00:00:00.0
Address: Research and Innovation Week Gala Dinner (PDF)
2016-03-02 00:00:00.0
Inaugural address: BRICS Symposium (PDF)
2016-03-01 00:00:00.0 - 2016-04-30 00:00:00.0
March/April Focus (PDF)
2016-02-29 00:00:00.0
Welcome and opening address: Launch of the Research & Innovation Week (PDF)
2016-02-22 00:00:00.0
Welcome and opening: HRCoC Workshop (PDF)
2016-02-19 00:00:00.0
Welcome and opening: Launch of the BA Degree in Human Settlements Management (PDF)
2016-02-15 00:00:00.0
Opening of the academic year (PDF)
2016-02-06 00:00:00.0
Closing address: 13th Unisa International Piano Competition (PDF)
2016-02-03 00:00:00.0
Narrative: ICDE Presidency Acceptance (PDF)
2016-01-28 00:00:00.0
Address to the University Community (PDF)
2016-01-26 00:00:00.0
Opening address: 13th Unisa International Piano Competition (PDF)
2016-01-13 00:00:00.0
Staff welcome back address (PDF)
2015-11-16 00:00:00.0
Algerian Ambassador Lecture: "The Algerian Revolution and Liberation of Africa" (PDF)
2015-11-12 00:00:00.0
Message from Unisa: 16th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture (PDF)
2015-10-10 00:00:00.0
Opening & welcome address: World Homeless thinking globally, acting locally (PDF)
2015-09-10 00:00:00.0
Address: VC/Principal address to the Unisa Employee Disability Forum (UEDF) (PDF)
2015-08-25 00:00:00.0
Welcome address: Unisa-Sowetan Dialogue Series: "Are trade Unions still working for the workers? (PDF)
2015-08-20 00:00:00.0
Address at opening: National Conference on Multilingualism in Higher Education: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities (PDF)
2015-08-11 00:00:00.0
Welcome Address: IFLA meeting of Women in Libraries (PDF)
2015-08-07 00:00:00.0
Welcome Address: Cocktail Function and Launch of the SAC-IAWJ (PDF)
2015-08-06 00:00:00.0
Welcome Address: Women Empowerment Gala dinner (PDF)
2015-08-05 00:00:00.0
Enuf is Enuf Campaign launch (PDF)
2015-07-18 00:00:00.0
Closing ceremony: 5th Unisa Piano Competition (PDF)
2015-07-17 00:00:00.0
Remarks on the Occasion of Nelson Mandela Day Build a ZOZO Community Project (PDF)
2015-07-09 00:00:00.0
Welcome: TMALI Certificate Ceremony (PDF)
2015-07-08 00:00:00.0 - 2015-07-09 00:00:00.0
Welcome: Principal's Summit (PDF)
2015-07-01 00:00:00.0
Welcome: Academic assembly (PDF)
2015-06-24 00:00:00.0
Public Lecture on SA - Germany Relations (PDF)
2015-06-09 00:00:00.0
Keynote address: Gloabal Education Forum (PDF)
2015-06-05 00:00:00.0
Address on the occasion of Umbumbulu Circuit Career Exposition (PDF)
2015-05-26 00:00:00.0
Welcome address at the Breakfast Dialogue with H.E. DR Mohamed Elbaradei (PDF)
2015-05-25 00:00:00.0
Welcome and introduction of H E President Thabo Mbeki at the 6th Thabo Mbeki Foundation Africa Day Lecture (PDF)
2015-05-14 00:00:00.0
Protea Life of a Legend Coin Series Coin Set Launch (PDF)
2015-05-14 00:00:00.0
Is it time for an economic CODESA? (PDF)
2015-05-06 00:00:00.0 - 2015-05-07 00:00:00.0
Keynote Address: "BRICS II-2015: Institutionalization & Macau ("BRICS II-2015") (PDF)
2015-05-04 00:00:00.0
Message of Support: National Launch of the HEAIDS-NACOSA Global Fund Grant Programme (PDF)
2015-04-27 00:00:00.0
Open Distance Learning: Accelerator for Africa's Development (PDF)
2015-04-18 00:00:00.0
Address to all New Students (PDF)
2015-04-16 00:00:00.0
Keynote Address: Opening of the Rustenburg hub (PDF)
2015-04-15 00:00:00.0
Prof Mandla Makhanya's speech at the NBI Agreement launch (PDF)
2015-04-15 00:00:00.0
Congratulations Certificate Ceremony: Building Tomorrow's Labour Leaders (PDF)
2015-04-13 00:00:00.0
Staff Assembly: Science Campus, Florida (PDF)
2015-04-09 00:00:00.0
Address: Long Service Certiface Awards Ceremony (PDF)
2015-04-01 00:00:00.0
April Focus (PDF)
2015-03-27 00:00:00.0
Principal and Vice Chancellor's address to all new students (PDF)
2015-03-27 00:00:00.0
The Diplomatic Reception for Latin America and Carribbean heads of missions (PDF)
2015-03-26 00:00:00.0
Book Launch "The University of South Africa Memories: Transformation and Africanisation (PDF)
2015-03-25 00:00:00.0
Private Dinner with Mr Thabo Mbeki, Patron of TMALI (PDF)
2015-03-21 00:00:00.0
Dr Ivy Matsepe Casaburri Memorial Lecture Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in ICT: Smart Strategies for Radical Economic Transformation (PDF)
2015-03-06 00:00:00.0
Opening of the Unisa sustainable process engineering laboratory (PDF)
2015-03-06 00:00:00.0
Keynote Address: Gala Dinner: Research Awards (PDF)
2015-03-02 00:00:00.0
In my life I have learnt (PDF)
2015-03-02 00:00:00.0
Research and Innovation Week (PDF)
2015-02-06 00:00:00.0
HRCoC Workshop (PDF)
2015-02-03 00:00:00.0
Principal's Academic opening address (PDF)
2015-02-02 00:00:00.0
February Focus (PDF)
2015-01-31 00:00:00.0
Launch of the Teacher Development Strategy (Introduction and Purpose) (PDF)
2015-01-20 00:00:00.0 - 2015-01-22 00:00:00.0
HETL: Reaching the summit 2015 Making Community Engagement a University Priority – The University of South Africa Experience (PDF)
2015-01-20 00:00:00.0 - 2015-01-22 00:00:00.0
HETL: Reaching the summit Educational Mobility (PDF)
2015-01-12 00:00:00.0 - 2015-01-23 00:00:00.0
Official Opening and Welcome: Decoloniality Summer School: Decolonizing Knowledge, Power and Being (PDF)
2014-10-13 00:00:00.0
Signing of the MOU between the African Union Commission and Unisa (PDF)
2014-08-26 00:00:00.0
City of Tshwane/Unisa ceremonial MoA signing ceremony (PDF)
2014-08-04 00:00:00.0
Feroza Adams memorial lecture and Unisa women of the year award ceremony (PDF)
2014-08-01 00:00:00.0
Welcome: The SA's Chairpersonship of BRICS: From Durban to Fortaleza (PDF)
2014-07-24 00:00:00.0
Welcome: G20 Outreach Seminar (PDF)
2014-06-25 00:00:00.0
Leadership summit: The role of higher education in a development state (PDF)
2014-05-23 00:00:00.0
Welcome: 5th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture (PDF)
2014-01-30 00:00:00.0
Official opening of the SAPS Academy (PDF)
2013-12-11 00:00:00.0
The Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Interfaith Memorial Service (PDF)
2013-08-22 00:00:00.0
Business breakfast on Africa's economic future (PDF)
2013-08-17 00:00:00.0
Welcome: 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture (PDF)
2013-08-05 00:00:00.0
Welcome: TMALI Certificate Ceremony (PDF)
2013-08-02 00:00:00.0
Advancing Gender Equality in Higher Education and the Broader Society (PDF)
2013-07-30 00:00:00.0
Opening of the Unisa Science Campus, Johannesburg (PDF)
2013-07-20 00:00:00.0
Introduction to the 2nd public dialogue on the Freedom Charter (PDF)
2013-06-28 00:00:00.0
Green Campus Initiative: Zero emissions car roadshow (PDF)
2013-06-27 00:00:00.0
Welcome: 1st Unisa Southern African Wind Instrument competition (PDF)
2013-05-15 00:00:00.0
Welcome: Launch of the UNESCO Africa Chair in Nanoscience and nanotechnology (PDF)
2013-04-27 00:00:00.0
SADET - Launch of books 5 and 6 of the Road to Democracy Book Series (PDF)
2013-03-19 00:00:00.0
Commonwealth Conference on the Education and Training of Youth Workers – Welcome address (PDF)
2013-03-14 00:00:00.0
In Celebration of 140 years of Shaping Futures: OAU@50 and Beyond (PDF)
2013-03-13 00:00:00.0
Unisa BRICS International Symposium – Inaugural address (PDF)
2013-02-17 00:00:00.0
Commonwealth Youth Conference – Welcome address (PDF)
2013-02-06 00:00:00.0
Principal's Academic opening address (PDF)
2012-12-06 00:00:00.0
Academic closing ceremony (PDF)
2012-11-24 00:00:00.0
Convocation address (PDF)
2012-10-31 00:00:00.0
Founders Lecture - Welcome address (PDF)
2012-10-31 00:00:00.0
Founders Lecture - Closing notes (PDF)
2012-10-11 00:00:00.0
Chancellor's Dinner and Calabash Awards (PDF)
2012-05-08 00:00:00.0
Black Management Forum (PDF)
2012-03-15 00:00:00.0
Keynote address: Gala dinner, Research Awards ceremony (PDF)
2012-03-07 00:00:00.0
Welcome address: Staff assembly - presentation of the approved budget for 2012 (PDF)
2012-02-17 00:00:00.0
Opening address: Launch of the Unisa College of Education (PDF)
2012-02-08 00:00:00.0
Principal's Academic opening address (PDF)
2012-01-31 00:00:00.0
Speech by Prof Mandla Makhanya: Literature, Philosophy and African intellectuals: Dinner with and in honor of Prof Wole Soyinka (PDF)
2012-01-19 00:00:00.0
Welcome Address: 11th Unisa international piano competition (PDF)
2012-01-12 00:00:00.0
African Institutions, Intellectuals and Political Resiliency: Prospects and Implications for Africa's Futures (PDF)
2011-08-24 00:00:00.0
Senate address (PDF)
2011-07-04 00:00:00.0
Keynote address and presentation, Ethical servant leadership at the University of South Africa (PDF)
2011-07-04 00:00:00.0
Welcome address: Principal's summit (PDF)
2011-06-27 00:00:00.0
Launch of the Unisa Charter on Transformation (PDF)
2011-06-25 00:00:00.0
Keynote address: Port Elizabeth Alumni breakfast (PDF)
2011-06-09 00:00:00.0
Congratulatory address: Long service awards (PDF)
2011-06-08 00:00:00.0
Congratulatory address: Top performers awards (PDF)
2011-04-20 00:00:00.0
University of The Witwatersrand Science Graduation (PDF)
2011-03-24 00:00:00.0
Unisa/Black Management Forum (PDF)
2011-02-28 00:00:00.0
UNESCO's memory of the world (PDF)
2011-02-23 00:00:00.0
Inauguration speech (PDF)
2011-02-17 00:00:00.0
Academic opening assembly (PDF)
2011-02-16 00:00:00.0
Inauguration and Investiture (PDF)
2011-01-27 00:00:00.0
National Press Club networking function (PDF)
2010-12-06 00:00:00.0
Academic closing ceremony (PDF)

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