Competitors from across the globe took part
A lack of cohesion and common vision means the continent has lost clout on the world stage
The minister wanted to make the move in the wake of independent reports flagging poor financial controls, fruitless and wasteful expenditure, and mismanagement
Professor Puleng LenkaBula lauds the distance learning institution, despite a damning report and battle over it being placed under administration
Among the numerous allegations are that millions were used to refurbish the vice-chancellor’s official residence, which she is yet to move into
She combines a fighting spirit with a commitment to feminist and ubuntu ethics — qualities that will drive change at the institution
The economy is not producing work, with many young adults working outside their fields of study or considering leaving the country as a result
The EFF is going to court in a bid to have the higher education minister’s directive that Unisa lower its first-time student intake overruled
Professor Puleng Lenkabula will be the first woman vice-chancellor since Unisa’s establishment 148 years ago. She is also the fifth women vice-chancellor in the country
The outgoing vice-chancellor’s term has been extended to April to allow for a smooth hand-over
Development cannot be achieved unless we achieve universal access to education
English is a valuable resource, but we cannot continue to promote it at the expense of the indigenous languages — including Afrikaans
Advocates of retaining Afrikaans as a language of instruction are blind to their own prejudices
Varsities are determined to complete the first semester even if it hinders some students
‘I’ve always loved learning’
‘Your vote is the change you want to see’
The #OutsourcingMustFall movement and its outcomes would change lives forever
University operations are expected to return to normal on Monday
The university’s campuses across the country remain closed on Thursday after negotiations end in stalemate
As with economics, the state is rudderless, which requires a return to the ideals of the Constitution and a developmental state
Working with the community surrounding Univen was the most constructive way to changing mindsets
NSTF-GreenMatter Award: towards biodiversity conservation, environmental sustainability and a greener economy by an individual or an organisation
Self-confessed maverick Mamokgethi Phakeng says this job was not exactly part of her career plan
A student arrested during the #FeesMustFall protest in 2016 is fighting his ‘harsh’ sentence
A Unisa payroll administrator created ghost students and defrauded SAAST, under the administration of NRF, to the tune of R1.7 million
Phakeng said she was "humbled" by the appointment, which takes effect on July 1, 2018.
After reopening late applications, Unisa saw chaos erupt as students climbed over the campus’ fence to register before the January 19 deadline
Students studying to be teachers by distance learning should be given more time in classrooms
Words in local languages to describe queer people are offensive and in English are inaccessible
Most industry players believe the criteria used in university rankings leave out critical considerations such as the social context of South Africa.
In his inaugural speech as Unisa chancellor, Mbeki raised a number issues which remain pertinent in the country.
The newly-elected chancellor of Unisa says South Africans must not forget the support shown by African countries during the struggle for liberation.