News & Media

Trump looms large in climate debate

Speaking at an interactive panel discussion entitled Let’s face climate change together on 18 October, a number of experts and audience participants referred to United States President Donald Trump’s announcement in June that his country would cease all participation in the Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation as disastrous for the world. Read more

Tell your own stories

On the 40th anniversary of Black Wednesday, the seventh Percy Qoboza Memorial Lecture, hosted by the National Press Club and Unisa’s Department of Communication Science, was delivered by his son, Vusi Qoboza. Read more

Service smiles for Unisa staffers

These dedicated Unisans show us student support at its very best. Read more

R99 million for student success…this is how it was spent

Unisa’s Council Bursary is going a long way towards making education possible for needy students and improving throughput rates. Read more

SARS should treat people fairly—Tax Ombud

If they do they will inculcate in people a sense of responsibility, and they will enable citizens to comply with their tax duties, said Judge Bernard Ngoepe at the launch of the 2016/17 Tax Ombud Annual Report at Unisa. Read more

The SRC exists to serve all students

To assist more than 360 000 students effectively, it is imperative to have Unisa SRC structures decentralised, with the National SRC complemented by the nine Regional SRCs. Read more

Unisans inaugurated as ASSAf and SAYAS members

Sonja Bosch and Chris de Wet join these esteemed academies in 2017, which will no doubt have a positive impact on the university as a whole. Read more

Dr Phumudzo Munyai is his only competition right now

The Unisa law academic is the first South African to obtain a PhD in competition law and aims to position the university as a leader in the field. Read more

The fabric of LGBTI stigma needs to be reworked

Unisa's fourth Quiltbag Project seminar invited Justice Edwin Cameron as its keynote speaker last week. Read more

Africa Speaks interrogates the study and uses of African languages in higher education

Prof Nomalanga Mkhize, a senior lecture at the Nelson Mandela University, presented at the recent Africa Speaks lecture series hosted by the College of Human Sciences. Read more