News & Media

Source of listeriosis outbreak found

The statistics as at 2 March 2018 showed that the current listeriosis outbreak had caused close to 180 fatalities and almost 950 laboratory-confirmed cases of listeriosis in South Africa since December 2017. Read more

How Africa is growing its share of global research

The latest publishing trends and comparisons have been highlighted during Unisa’s 2018 Research & Innovation Week. Read more

Honouring a legal giant where he began his legal studies

Minister Michael Masutha has announced that the SALRC Legal Essay Writing Competition will this year venerate one of Unisa’s most distinguished alumni, the late Chief Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa. Read more

Putting heads together as a continent

Unisa’s Prof Hasina Ebrahim, UNESCO Co-chair in Early Childhood Education, Care, and Development, says it’s important not to work in silos. “We’re interested in African-led solutions.” Read more

Vice-Chancellor leading international Higher Education association

Adding to his many hats, Prof Mandla Makhanya is now the Head of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association. Read more

Twenty years of Christian education partnership celebrated

Unisa and the Association for Education and Research in Europe have formalised their long-term relationship with a memorandum of understanding. Read more

African voices on indigenisation of the curriculum

In their new book, Unisa's Mishack Gumbo and Vuyisile Msila offer real-world examples of Africanising the curriculum, showing both its flaws and benefits, and how it can be implemented to offer bold solutions to uniquely African problems in education. Read more

Unisan is country’s No 1

The university is proud to congratulate alumnus Cyril Ramaphosa on becoming the fifth President of South Africa. Read more

The curious paradoxes of knowledge and power

Africans must realise their true potential and take their rightful place in the global innovation arena, said Prof Luyanda Dube in her inaugural lecture. Read more

Kwena is proof that Unisa develops top talent in SA

The former Unisan resigned from a permanent position to take up an internship at the National Assembly, Office of the Speaker with the encouragement of the Talent Management Unit. Read more