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Possible collaborative efforts between the Instituto Padre Antonio Vieira and Unisa

On Thursday 16 January 2020, Prof Moeketsi Letseka hosted a meeting with a delegation from the Instituto Padre Antonio Vieira (IPAV) in Portugal to discuss possible collaborative efforts between the Institute and Unisa. Read more

7th Unisa Decoloniality Summer School to interrogate power, knowledge and being

Unisa's College of Human Sciences is hosting its 7th Decoloniality Summer School which seeks to interrogate power, knowledge and being, and to find answers on what de-colonisation truly means for South Africa and Africa. Read more

Eight cool Unisa achievements in 2019

Unisa proudly holds the title of Africa’s leading Open, Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) institution. Its reputation as the African university shaping futures in the service of humanity has seen it being recognised for many outstanding achievements over the years. Read more

Diplomat wife honoured at Unisa's graduations in Ethiopia

Unisa made it possible for diplomatic spouses to have their own careers by studying in foreign countries. Read more

Unisa researcher exploring the universe through astronomy and astroparticle physics

South Africa is host to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, located in the Karoo, the place of birth for Lerothodi Lapula Leeuw, an astrophysics professor at Unisa’s College of Graduate Studies (CGS). Read more

Unisa extends African footprint with book donation to the Somali National University

The University of South Africa (Unisa) donated more than 30 000 books to the Somali National Library and the Somali National University (SNU) at a ceremony on 12 December 2019. Read more

Community engagement with a difference

On 4 December 2019, Unisa held a Community Engagement Certification Day at the Daveyton Campus to support entrepreneurs and provide skills that will help them to sustain their businesses. Read more

Unisa and Public Service Commission unite against corruption

Minister for Public Service and Administration, Mr Senzo Mchunu, urged civil society and state institutions at the Unisa International Anti-Corruption Day to commit to and also get involved in the fight against corruption. Read more

Unisa Press Dialogue: Making scholarly publishing more accessible

On Monday 25 November 2019, Unisa Press hosted a dialogue on topics relating to transformation in higher education, free/funded education, R&D institutional capacity building, and ODeL in the era of 4IR. Read more