College of Human Sciences

Unisans among top 2% scientists worldwide

The prestigious list of impactful researchers globally, prepared by a team at Stanford University and published in the journal PLOS Biology, underscores the reputation of the university for quality education and, increasingly, for the calibre of the research that it is producing Read more

A need to bridge the gap between traditional and new media

The National Press Club, in partnership with Unisa and the Qoboza family, hosted the 10th Annual Percy Qoboza Memorial Lecture virtually. Press Ombudsman Pippa Green posed the question: "Why journalism matters. The challenges have changed but has its core purpose?" Read more

I-SET robotics in Sepedi…and Xitsonga coming soon

Dr Napjadi Letsoalo, lecturer in Unisa's Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, commemorated Heritage Day on Thobela FM, where he was interviewed on Ditlalemeso on the use of language to preserve culture and heritage.
#HeritageMonth #IChoose2ReadInMyLanguage Read more

Viva, woke woman art!

The Unisa Art Gallery has grown its permanent art collection and added African-inspired acquisitions with a rich symbolic meaning by two prominent female artists, Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi and Claudette Schreuders.
#WomensMonth2020 #IamGenerationEquality Read more

Getting your research message across

The COVID-19 national lockdown has demonstrated the tremendous need of citizens for reliable, credible information. Platforms such as The Conversation are crucial in translating the results of research into something that is understandable and accessible. Read more

Unisan shaping African Pentecostalism

Vision keeper and Christian spirituality scholar, Prof Solomon Kgatle, secured VKP funding worth R690 000 to connect with international experts in his field and to learn new theories and trends to enhance his scholarship. Read more

Making academic progress against all odds

A positive and extraordinarily resilient attitude is what helped Zenon Ndayisenga, a Unisa student and asylum seeker from Burundi, to survive against staggering odds. Read more

Unisan's expert eye garners top photography award

Building on past successes, Unisa student Sydney Seshibedi has been named the Sports Photographer of the Year 2019 by South African Breweries (SAB). Read more

Unisa produces its first PhD graduate in Setswana

Unisa has produced its first PhD graduate in Setswana. Dr Justice Kobue Legodi encourages others to pursue their research through their indigenous languages, as it enriches their culture and language, amongst others. Read more

Unisan ranked among SA’s Top 5 Women in Science

Unisa’s Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi is a finalist in the 2019 Standard Bank Top Women Awards. Read more