News & Media

Simplify and make science accessible

There is a need to move from blue sky research to a research that resolves local issues, said College of Science, Technology and Engineering Executive Dean, Prof Bheki Mamba, speaking at a discussion about science and transformation at Unisa Read more

How human rights are faring in South Africa two decades after democracy

Besides a reminder of a dark period in South Africa's history, Human Rights Day also celebrates the country's unique, highly acclaimed constitution which guarantees human dignity and equal rights. Read more

What lies behind baby Siwaphiwe’s abduction?

Unisa Sociology expert Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko believes that there must be contributing factors that we, the public, do not understand and would not understand just from reading the news. Read more

Unisa grads to be capped by Mbeki for the first time

The new Chancellor will officiate at his first university function when he confers degrees at a graduation ceremony at Muckleneuk on Thursday Read more

African women activism is alive and kicking!

Zimbabwean author and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga addressed the International Women’s Day celebration hosted by Unisa and the Thabo Mbeki Foundation. Read more

Adjudicators announced for top singing competition

Some of South Africa’s best voice teachers will be serving on the panel of the Second Unisa National Voice Competition taking place this winter in Pretoria. Read more

Bridging the distance in distance education

Unisa’s Department of Communication Science has introduced interactive live broadcast classes to its students through Open Broadcasting Software and Google Hangouts. Read more

Have you seen the latest exhibition at the Unisa Art Gallery?

A selection of some of the best artworks in the permanent collection, curated by Jacob Lebeko, can be viewed until 14 March 2017. Read more

Unisa an epicentre of knowledge production

The university continues to produce an increasing number of doctoral graduates, with Dr Elias Monhla and Dr Ben Senokoane two of the latest candidates to swell the ranks. Read more