College of Human Sciences

Happy Holidays

Holiday greetings from the College of Human Sciences. Read more

Afrophobia, a result of colonialism and global capitalism

IMPORTANT: Read the viewpoint of the College of Human Sciences under the leadership of Prof Andrew Phillips on Afrophobia. Read more

Unisa academics present at the Russian Academy of Sciences

This year was historic and important to the Unisa electoral scholars and experts when they attended and presented at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Read more

Dr Mfidi is granted Tau Fellowship

Dr Faniswa Honest Mfidi, senior lecturer in the Department of Health studies in the College of Human Sciences, has been granted a Teaching Advancing at University (TAU) Fellowship. Read more

College of Human Sciences celebrates its staff and Language Festival winners

The College of Human Sciences, under the leadership of its executive dean, Professor Andrew Phillips, this year thanked it staff through an engaging tour of the world-class museum and memorial, Freedom Park. Also forming part of the Freedom Park festivities was the conclusion of the 2017 Unisa Language Festival, in which the winners of the essay competition were announced. Read more

Dr Mathebane wins top Social Work award

Dr Mbazima Mathebane from the Department of Social Work in Unisa’s College of Human Sciences was this year awarded the Up and Coming Educator of the Year from the Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI). He dedicates his award to his late wife Winnie Mathebane. Read more

Young Academics Programme: Developing future leaders in CHS

Since its inception, Unisa’s Young Academics Programme has proven to be very effective. It has produced individuals who are taking up leadership positions including a host of CHS young academics. Read more

Unisa masters and doctorate art students wow guests

The Department of Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology in the College of Human Sciences hosted a Masters and Doctorate Exhibition 2017, which highlighted the artworks of its students. Read more

The scourge of sentencing violent crimes against women in South Africa

The popular discourse on femicide in South Africa is often linked to socio-economic deprivations of the majority of black population who live mainly in poor townships. However, this is not an accurate reflection of femicide says Unisa sociologist Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko. Read more

Unisa’s Nelspruit Campus embraces diversity

The Nelspruit Campus in the North-Eastern Region in collaboration with Tirisano Collaborative and Community Engagement Projects in the College of Human Science’s Department of Sociology hosted a community and workplace dialogue themed Diversity and transformation in the workplace. Read more