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Want to be a veterinarian or para-veterinary professional?
Do you dream of working with animals? Is your heart set on becoming a veterinarian, veterinary nurse, animal health technician, veterinary physiotherapist, veterinary technologist, or laboratory animal technologist? Or are you already a professional looking to further your studies? Whether you are wanting to apply for undergraduate studies to... Read more
Recognising woman chief for advocating gender justice
“We would stand on the threshold of a new beginning as a country if we shake the foundation of patriarchy and gender-based violence by reconstructing the gender-justice paradigm and expand circles of relations in which women are empowered, affirmed, and celebrated.” This powerful statement was made during the acceptance... Read more
Inspired to mentor budding researchers
Prof Kealeboga Maphunye, the Chair of the Department of Political Sciences in the College of Human Sciences, has recently been awarded a C2 rating by the National Research Foundation (NRF). The NRF rating system is a key driver in the foundation’s efforts to build a globally competitive science system... Read more
Extraordinary researcher never ceases to raise the bar
A mathematician of note, Prof Themba Dube of the Department of Mathematical Science in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) demonstrates that teaching is a noble calling. Dube pursued his dream of becoming a profound mathematician and passed most of his qualifications with distinction. He majored in... Read more
CSET researcher driven by innovation
Dr Alex Kuvarega of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) is grateful that Unisa recognises the efforts of its researchers. Kuvarega was honoured as an NRF C-Rated Researcher (C2) and as a member of the Half Million Rand Club at the 2020 Research & Innovation Awards. Kuvarega is honoured... Read more
Collaboration vital for tourism research
  Conferences are a very important way of promoting tourism to South Africa. Although the numbers are often small, the visits by these high-end spenders translate into a high return, Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism, told delegates to the Seventh International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) Biennial Conference hosted by... Read more
Successful start to major internationalisation project
The South Africa-Sweden University Forum or SASUF – a major internationalisation project aimed at strengthening education, research and innovation ties between the two countries – kicked off with a seminar hosted by the University of Pretoria in South Africa and some 30 satellite gatherings in 12 South African cities... Read more
Ethics and integrity pay off
Unisa’s Dr Retha Visagie, Manager of Research Integrity in the Research Support Directorate, has just walked off with the DST/SARIMA Award for Professional Excellence in Research Management. The Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) made the award on 31 May 2018 during its annual conference held at... Read more
Son of the African continent honoured by world body
Unisa congratulates Prof Malik Maaza, who has been announced as the 2018 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education winner. He will be honoured on 8 November 2018 at the 35th Annual World Cultural Council (WCC)Award Ceremony, hosted by the City University of Hong Kong. Maaza said that the award was not a... Read more
Rabies awareness
On Sunday, 27 May 2018, a dedicated team of Unisans from the Department of Agriculture and Animal Health in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) and staff members from the Animal Anti-Cruelty League (AACL) spent time with the community in Jackson’s Drift. The AACL is a non-governmental... Read more

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