College of Human Sciences

You too can become an NRF-rated researcher

Prof Mookgo Solomon Kgatle from the Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology in the College of Human Sciences tells you how. Read more

Digging deeper to preserve the past

Unisa's Dr Forget Chaterera-Zambuko, an NRF Y2-rated researcher, believes that museums should find modes of interpreting, presenting and promoting the cultures of Africans in a manner that enhances understanding of the past and the present. Read more

Imagined deadly influenza epidemic resonates in a Covid-19 world

Dr Julie Pridmore from Unisa's Department of English Studies in the College of Human Sciences presents a talk on fiction and quarantine aligned to Doomsday Book by Connie Willis. Read more

Ke a leboga Baoki - 'Re lebogile tshegetso ya gago

The Unisa Department of Health Studies, in the College of Human Sciences, will in solidarity join millions of people worldwide to celebrate nurses and this International Nurses Day, 12 May 2020. Read more

Lays of lockdown

Unisans from the College of Human Sciences have been creative during quarantine. Dr Christopher Jeffery from the Department of Art created an entire song using everyday household items. Read more

From security guard to social worker

Another Unisa graduate shapes his future through open, distance and e-learning: When the coronavirus restrictions are eased, Tinyiko 'Lucky' Maluleke plans to register with the South African Council for Social Services Professions then begin looking for his dream job. Read more

Manage your mental wellbeing during lockdown

April is Stress Awareness Month and Unisa's Dr Nikki Themistocleous from the College of Human Sciences talks about this in the context of COVID-19. Read more

Getting your research message across

The COVID-19 national lockdown has demonstrated the tremendous need of citizens for reliable, credible information. Platforms such as The Conversation are crucial in translating the results of research into something that is understandable and accessible. Read more

Lockdown blues: The end of ritual as we know it, again

Like a thief in the night, the COVID-19 pandemic entered our lives.
So write Unisa's Puleng Segalo and Natalia Molebatsi, together with Thembela Vokwana of the University of Fort Hare, concluding that there are signs of an altered future (socially, culturally and technologically). Read more

Unisa Political Sciences alumnus to head IAPSS research committee

Ian Fleming-Zhou is thrilled to apply the knowledge and skills gained through his studies with the university to thrive in his new international position. Read more