Haimbili’s long journey to varsity

…as University meets him halfway to realise his dreams For some students, the fight for a better life only starts after graduating from a tertiary institution. However, the same cannot be said... Read more »

EU donates half-a-million to UNAM’s migrant effort

The European Union in partnership with the International Organisation of Migrants (IOM) made a monetary donation towards the University of Namibia’s social responsibility arm – UNAM Cares. The donation, to the tune... Read more »

FNB sows the first seed towards the fight against locusts

Since four months ago, Namibia’s north-eastern regions of Zambezi, as well as Kavango East and West, became a desired location for mega-swarms of African migratory locusts. Severe locust outbreaks causing national disasters... Read more »

MTC invest N$864 000 towards UNAM’s Work Integrated Learning

Namibia’s premier digital enabler, MTC has given support to the University of Namibia (UNAM) with a total of N$864 000 towards the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme. The programme is a three-year-long... Read more »

2nd Short Stories for Children Competition launched

Namibia-Wales ‘Stories for Children’ Competition 2021 now taking contestants Working, once more, in collaboration under the banner of the Phoenix Project, the University of Namibia and Cardiff University in Wales (UK) launched... Read more »

Cultivating Top Class Dentists for the Future

A peek at UNAM’s new School of Dentistry The science of dentistry has largely been associated with the mechanical exercise of only removing rotten teeth, however, modern clinical dentistry is more than... Read more »

Academic receives prestigious 2020 Award for Inclusion Research from Google AI

The University of Namibia’s Pro-vice Chancellor of Research, Innovation and Development, Professor Anicia Peters, has clinched a Google AI Award for Inclusion Research. The Award was accompanied with an unrestricted gift to... Read more »

UNDP and NamibRe donate towards COVID-19 Taskforce

The inter-institutional High Level Research Coordination Taskforce (HILREC) recently received a charitable donation from the United Nations Development Programme and NamibRe. This happened after launching a competition that was part of the... Read more »

UNAM pilots desalinated seawater bottling facility in Henties Bay

Eighteen months ago, the University of Namibia installed a solar power operated seawater-desalination pilot plant, to demonstrate that seawater desalination is realistic with that technology. Now, the University went a step further... Read more »

UNAM says NO to Gender Based Violence

The University of Namibia recently rallied every corner of the higher learning institution to condemn the act of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) on campus and in the country at large. The... Read more »