Unisan adds ‘Science Oscar’ to his achievements in 2018
As Unisa celebrates its 145th anniversary, one of its foremost scientists continues to add lustre to the university’s research reputation. It’s been a golden year for Unisan Malik Maaza. Following on his African Union Kwame Nkrumah Award for Scientific Excellence in January and the announcement that he will receive... Read more
HRDC meeting kicks off with focus on skilling youth
Deputy President David Mabuza has called on the youth to take up skills that will develop and serve the needs of the economy. The Deputy President made the remarks at the 20th meeting of HRDC at the University of South Africa (UNISA) Science Campus in Florida, Gauteng, before chairing a... Read more
Application season is here!
Have you chosen where you want to study next year? Below we have listed all universities accepting undergraduates for 2018. Click on the links for application forms and more information about how to apply for the course that you are interested in. Make sure to take note of the... Read more
Which are SA’s top varsities?
South Africa’s top universities have been ranked by an international ranking system, Academic Performance (URAP), using six academic performance indicators. URAP says it uses an academic performance based ranking, where publications form the basis of the ranking methodology. Both the quality and quantity of publications and international research collaboration... Read more
Setting an example to #DefineTomorrow
Being the firstborn in a family of seven children comes with great responsibility, says Unisa professor, Mpho Ngoepe. “The greatest is to always set a good example to the siblings in every sphere of life, as the Northern Sotho adage says, moo go gatilego hlako ya pele le ya morago... Read more
Unisa, government MoU: Lasting change for inmates
The formalisation of a fruitful and long-standing relationship—one that has produced thousands of graduates over decades—took place on 9 June 2017. Unisa and the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to continue to provide tertiary education for inmates in South Africa’s correctional facilities. The... Read more
Unisa’s Prof Diane Hildebrandt, director of the Material and Process Synthesis Research Unit (MaPS) and Prof Bhekie Mamba, executive dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) and director of the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Unit (NanoWS). The pair were fêted at the NSTF-South32 Awards last night... Read more
Unisa staff member appointed as one of three SARIMA VPs
Ayanda Noma, Unisa’s director of the Innovation and Technology Transfer Directorate (DITT), has not only been appointed—as was recently reported—to the South African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) Board, but he has gone one step further and is now the vice-president for Innovation and Technology Transfer of the association! In... Read more
Man meets machine…machine reads man!
Unisa’s School of Computing (SoC) has proven once again that it is at the cutting edge of technology and research by acquiring equipment that measures a wide range of physiological indicators. Psychophysiology is an area of psychology that measures an individual’s bodily responses to reveal something about their mental state and... Read more