Trailblazing first UNESCO Summer School held in Africa – the UNESCO Southern Summer School 2020

The University of Namibia in  partnership with The  University of Turku from Finland and the Universita della Svizzera Italiana from Switzerland, hosted, earlier this year,  a first of its kind “The 2020... Read more »

The Nordic land exchange experience

13,650.5 km away, lays one of the largest countries in Northern Europe, called Sweden. Known for its famous midnight sun and contrasting weather, this perfectly describes this year’s exchange programme between the... Read more »

Parkies Primary pupils pray for rain

Time stopped on a hot Thursday morning in Pioneers Park, Windhoek, as the pupils of Parkies Primary School lifted their arms in the air and prayed for rain. It rained two days... Read more »

Anthropology Workshops focus on Decolonization

The Visual Arts Department at UNAM and the Institute of Anthropology and Cultural Research, from the University of Bremen, held two workshops that addressed key anthropological issues in modern-day Namibia. The first... Read more »

Exchange project targets Small Town Transformation

Students from UNAM and the University of Basel went through a four-week international exchange programme, themed “Small Town Transformation”. The two groups travelled to various small towns in Namibia and Switzerland, to... Read more »

UNAM stall tries open design – Wins Best Exhibitor!

The UNAM stall took top honours at the Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show, being awarded Gold in the Indoor Category, as well as Best Exhibitor for Auxiliary Service. “This year’s stand took... Read more »

San Chief delivers candid speech at UNAM Cultural Festival

Dancing, feasting and a rich variety of cultural display in the form of attire, ornaments and artefacts were the norm at this year’s UNAM Cultural Festival, themed “Culture, our way of life”.... Read more »

Linguistics Professor elected to lead two Associations

A leading UNAM Professor was recently elected as President of two associations following their respective annual general meetings. Associate Professor Herman Beyer, teaches Afrikaans linguistics in the Department of Language and Literature... Read more »

German Section students engage Moreson Special School

Earlier this month, 28 Students from the University of Namibia (UNAM) German Section volunteered at Moreson’s School Athletics day. Located in Khomasdal, Windhoek, the school gives special care to those who suffer... Read more »

The Linneaues-Palme partnership adds unique value to International Exchange Programme

The UNAM Social Work department, recently hosted Karin Lundkvist and Jenny Höglund, Social Work Lecturers from Karlstad University in Sweden. According to both Lundkvist and Höglund being an exchange lecturer is truly... Read more »