College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Showcasing agricultural excellence in the Western Cape

Unisa's Western Cape region recently showcased the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences' formal qualifications and short learning programmes at the 2023 NAMPO Cape Expo, the region's premier agricultural exhibition which draws exhibitors and attendees from across the country. Read more

Expanding Unisa's research and innovation collaboration footprint

A delegation of Unisa staff members from the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the College of Science, Engineering and Technology visited Michigan State University and the University of California-Davis in the USA to explore further research and innovation collaborations. Read more

Unisans score research excellence hat-trick at 2023 NRF Awards

Kabelo Mokgalaboni, Dr Athi Mavukwana and Prof Lawrence Madikizela received Special Recognition Awards for Research Excellence at the 2023 National Research Foundation Awards, viewed as the benchmark for research excellence in South Africa. (Image credit: NRF) Read more

Bumper crop of Unisa finalists in the NSTF-South32 Awards

No fewer than seven Unisa academics have been announced as nominees, some in multiple categories, for the prestigious 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 Awards that recognises outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology, and innovation. Read more

Unisa grows footprints in Africa

The Unisa Marketing team embarked on an African marketing drive, and exhibited at the Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show, as part of student recruitment from the 24th September to the 1st October 2021. The Department of Institutional Advancement, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, the College of Human Sciences and the College of Law, all represented Unisa at the exhibition. Read more

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

Unisa wins platinum at 2017 Garden World Festival

The De-stress Hour design is bringing acclaim for academics and students from Environmental Sciences and Horticulture. The display is on until 3 September, so take a country drive and see what the fuss is all about. Read more

Striving for excellence in research

Unisa's Associate Professor David Hedding is one of the recipients of the 2019 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Research and is also a member of the celebrated Million Rand Club. Read more

Study wherever you are…

…but come home to Unisa to do your Life Sciences practicals at the Science Campus! Two overseas students, one from the UK and one from the USA, tell more. Read more

Unisa campaign puts a bite on rabies

A dedicated team from CAES and the PDSA took the mobile veterinary clinic to Soweto to bring awareness of rabies, the importance of vaccinating pets, and why pets should be spayed. Read more