Unisa turns a baleful eye on complaint of sex abuse

2020-02-21 12:01

The woman at the centre of the David Masondo imbroglio is suing the university over a sexual abuse case, highlighting institutional failure.

WATCH | Police disperse protesting Durban Unisa students with rubber bullets, tear gas

2020-01-27 14:13

Police have used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse protesting University of South Africa students on the Durban campus.

'I didn't mean to offend anybody' - Unisa lecturer after series of tweets attacking NSFAS recipients

2019-10-30 18:57

A senior lecturer at the University of South Africa has apologised for "embarrassing herself" after lashing out at National Student Financial Aid Scheme recipients at the institution on social media.

Unisa to act after outrage over study guide's outdated definition of rape

2019-08-19 20:57

A University of South Africa (Unisa) study guide drafted by lecturers and published in 2011 has been criticised for its outdated definition of rape.

Unisa probes possible exam paper leak

2019-05-27 19:24

A probe into the possible leaking of exam scripts at the University of South Africa is underway and "progressing well", the institution confirmed.

SA households lost almost R450bn in wealth in 2018 - report

2019-04-24 19:59

SA households saw a total of R449.8bn of wealth wiped out between in 2018, according to the latest Momentum Unisa Household Wealth Report.

Unisa employee cleared of wrongdoing after sexual assault claim by naked protester

2019-03-19 11:22

Unisa says one of its employees has been cleared of wrongdoing following a woman's claims that he asked her to perform sexual favours so she could keep her job at the Unisa Centre for Early Childhood Education.

Unisa students slam decision to move exams forward over elections

2019-03-12 17:45

Unisa Sunnyside students have joined in on protests across the country, voicing their dissatisfaction on student financial aid scheme NSFAS's delay in paying student's allowances.

Unisa employee reinstated after colleagues protest over his suspension

2019-02-02 11:28

A Unisa employye has been reinstated after a group of his colleagues protested outside institution's main campus in Pretoria on Friday.

Registration going ahead seamlessly following protests – Unisa

2019-01-14 16:24

Registration at Unisa is going smoothly after management and the SRC came to an agreement about student demands, says a spokesperson.

 

KZN Unisa students take to the streets to protest NSFAS exclusions

2020-01-28 21:37

Dozens of students from Unisa's Pietermaritzburg campus blockaded a nearby road with burning tyres and garbage as they protest against being excluded from NSFAS funding, GroundUp reports.

Unisa calls for urgent action against lecturer after tweets attacking students funded by NSFAS

2019-11-01 22:22

The University of South Africa has found that comments made by a senior lecturer on Twitter are offensive and contain racist undertones.

EFF welcomes Unisa renaming building after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

2019-08-21 20:16

The EFF has welcomed the decision by the Unisa to rename one of its buildings after late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Solidarity slams Unisa's affirmative action plan, wants Labour department to intervene

2019-07-16 20:54

The trade union argues that the promotion criteria raises an insurmountable obstacle for all individuals not from the designated group and has asked that Unisa revisit the decision and that the Department of Labour intervene in this "contravention of the Employment Equity Act".

WATCH: Unisa clamps down after would-be car thief caught on camera

2019-05-17 15:26

Unisa campus security is to enforce strict control measures after a would-be car thief was caught on camera breaking into a car at the Sunnyside campus.

Eskom's mega projects showed us mega red flags - here's what we can learn from them

2019-04-16 06:01

The rising costs of Kusile and Medupi stand at hundreds of billions despite several red flags along the way. Here's what we can learn from the mega mistakes of Eskom's mega projects, says Makhopa Tshehla.

WATCH: Woman arrested during naked protest at Union Buildings

2019-03-13 12:22

A woman who staged a naked protest outside at the Union Buildings in Pretoria has been arrested.

Unisa vice tells SABC panel Nzimande's son was hired fairly

2019-03-06 22:00

Unisa vice principal for operations and facilities Marcia Socikwa tells Parliament the appointment of Minister Blade Nzimande’s son was based on merit.

Unisa extends its registration deadline by 6 days

2019-01-25 19:32

The University of South Africa has extended its registration deadline for undergraduate programmes.

Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement

2019-01-13 17:26

The University of South Africa management and its Student Representative Council signed an agreement on Saturday that will see the student strike called off with immediate effect.

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