College of Graduate Studies

Ethiopian postgrads prepared for their PhD journey

Unisa’s Ethiopia Regional Learning Centre recently presented an experience-sharing programme to newly-admitted PhD students. Read more

Addressing key issues through interdisciplinary webinars

The College of Graduate Studies continues to provide leadership in interdisciplinary scholarship through webinars and symposia on a range of relevant topics. Read more

Unisan recognised as outstanding reviewer for Materials Research Express

Dr Kaviyarasu Kasinathan has been selected as Outstanding Reviewer for the journal Materials Research Express in recognition of the high quality and timeliness of his reviews during 2020. Read more

Ingenious response to student-supervisor interaction

Unisa's digital transformation journey has taken a major step forward with the launch of the Master's and Doctoral Students Supervision and Monitoring Dashboard by the College of Graduate Studies. Read more

Student entrepreneurship and self-marketing skills development through an online course

In late 2020, Unisa’s Accelerated Online Postgraduate Support Programme in the College of Graduate Studies launched the WhatsApp Open Online Course (WOOC) for postgraduate students as part of a wider programme that supports all Unisa postgraduate students to develop their research and self-marketing skills. Read more

Innovative monitoring for postgrads launches

It's all systems go as Unisa's Master's and Doctoral Students' Supervision and Monitoring Dashboard, a project of the College of Graduate Studies for the quality assurance of postgraduate student engagements across all colleges, takes off. Read more

The world needs science and science needs women

Meet Noluthando Kana, who is boosting those female numbers in STEM. She is a PhD student in Chemical Engineering, a fellow at the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, and a reactor fuel engineering manager at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station.
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Striving to find solutions in difficult times

Mahmood Akbari, a PhD student and fellow in the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, has advice to share with other postgraduate students who are keen on retaining their equilibrium, despite the current crisis Read more

Considering the innovation chasm

ISPIM Connects Global 2020 was a 24-hour virtual event bringing together researchers, managers, business, and global thought leaders. The NSTF represented South Africa, with Unisans Professor Lindiwe Zungu and Dr Vhahangwele Masindi adding value to the discussion panel. Read more

Join the Future at CGS

The new website for the College of Graduate Studies invites Unisa postgrads to become members of a research-focused college and users of a resourceful student-centred website. "We aspire to be unique and this website gives us that sense of uniqueness," says Prof Lindiwe Zungu, CGS Executive Dean. Read more