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Accounting pundit appointed to lead Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences

To bolster its pursuit of academic excellence, Unisa recently appointed Dr Moses Thabang Hlongoane as the Executive Dean of the College of Accounting Sciences. He is a distinguished scholar with an outstanding career, a leading expert and a highly valued contributor to teaching and research in accounting. Read more

World Social Work Day: A shared future for transformative change

Unisan Dr Sandile Dhludhlu shares his thoughts on the importance of this day in raising awareness about the importance of social services and promoting the positive impact of social work on individuals, families and communities. Read more

Unisa’s student leadership takes debt bull by the horns

The institution’s Student Representative Council will launch a campaign across regional centres to provide students with the opportunity to clear historical debt, enabling them to register, pursue further studies and enter the world of work Read more

From medical scrubs to legal robe

From the halls of nursing colleges to the corridors of law schools, Itumeleng Corlet Moropo’s academic journey shows that a career transition is doable with the help of a university which makes education accessible. “As a distance learning institution, Unisa is the only university that made it possible to attain my dream of becoming a lawyer,” says Moropo. Read more

‘Higher education remains a privilege 30 years into democracy’

Unisa’s Department of Transformation and Leadership recently hosted a seminar reflecting on the changes in the higher education sector and the progress made in promoting human rights as South Africa commemorates 30 years of democracy in 2024. Read more

New sculpture celebrates the legacy of Unisa’s awesome alumni

Unveiled on 16 March, a new alumni sculpture on prominent display at Unisa’s main campus celebrates 150 years of alumni ambassadorship and showcases the institution’s legacy and global impact. Read more

Unisa project equips new nurses with continuous professional development

Under the university’s engaged scholarship banner, a team from the Department of Health Studies recently presented an ethics and professionalism workshop to newly graduated nurses at the Tembisa Provincial Tertiary Hospital. Read more

More robust, student-centric learning environment heads agenda on day two of the PVC Lekgotla

On the second day of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor's Lekgotla, attendees delved into strategies for optimising student enrolment, streamlining support services and fostering a culture of institutional change. Read more

Unisa goes dark in support of Earth Hour

As part of its wide range of sustainability initiatives, the university will, as has become customary, commemorate Earth Hour in the last week of March by switching off campus lights for an hour and thus symbolically connecting with the planet and environment. Read more