News & Media

Changing inmates’ lives forever

Unisa and the Department of Correctional Services have cemented an MoU to ensure that offenders return to their respective communities as better citizens once they have served their sentences. Read more

The need for sound governance has never been greater

Unisa’s involvement in the Management of Democratic Elections in Africa programme speaks to it’s deep commitment to the democratic process. Read more

Age no obstacle for Eastern Cape jazz legend

One of the more than 1578 qualifications conferred during the autumn graduation ceremonies held in East London was a National Diploma in Public Relations Management for 77-year-old Retsi Pule. Read more

The world has finally noticed that the ocean is a finite resource

It’s World Oceans Day, a chance to celebrate the seas that are such a vital part of our planet. The good news, writes David Obura, is that people’s attitudes are changing. Read more

(Re)moving the centre

World-renowned academic, novelist and pan-Africanist activist Professor Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o said at Unisa that reclaiming African languages was the first step towards genuine independence. Read more

Unisa’s Monde Maziyane wins DIRCO competition

Unisa student Monde Maziyane shines at DIRCO Budget Vote essay writing competition. Read more

Unisa placed in top 20 in CFO Case Study Competition

The CAS team will now compete for a spot in the final six in this international, annual multi-round business management and leadership-focused contest organised by The CharterQuest Institute. Read more

Unisa Art Gallery exhibition reflects on SA's struggles

This fascinating look at posters made by activists from 1994 till beyond the first election in South Africa will run until 12 July 2017. Read more

Africa should be a centre of knowledge production

Speaking at the annual Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture, Prof Mahmood Mamdani said universities must construct new theories based on their own worlds. Read more