Bank of Namibia donates N$150,000 to UNAM

The Bank of Namibia donated N$150,000 towards the UNAM Work Readiness Program, last week. During the handover ceremony, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, Mr. Johannes !Gawaxab, stated that the Bank’s support... Read more »

Namibia, increasingly a popular destination for world leading astronomical observatories

Situated about 120 km south-west of Namibia’s Capital, Windhoek, is the world’s leading gamma-ray observatory, the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) The system is used for detecting gamma rays that carry more... Read more »

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 »

Cardiff University acknowledge UNAM staff for outstanding contribution to partnership

Four staff members from the University of Namibia received special honorary titles from Cardiff University in Wales for outstanding contribution to “The Phoenix Project”, which is a bilateral initiative between the two... Read more »

Writers for children fiction short stories awarded

Namibia-Wales ‘Fiction for Children’ Competition 2020 Outstanding fiction stories for children were submitted during the Namibia-Wales ‘Fiction for Children’ writing competition, under the auspices of the Phoenix Project.  The writing competition was... Read more »

UNAM Astronomers discover startling new evidence about gamma rays

About 120 km south-west of Windhoek, an ongoing study on one of the Universe’s brightest astronomical class of objects; quasars, has yielded a mammoth breakthrough. Quasars are luminous cosmic objects empowered by... Read more »

The brawls of online learning: A students’ perspective

Naango Kainge Ever since a State of Emergency was declared in March, higher education institutions had to immediately transition from face-to-face teaching, to complete online education, to prevent the spread of the... Read more »

Namibian Agronomic Board sows half-a-million towards UNAM food security project

The University of Namibia has inked a hallmark partnership with the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), committing both institutions towards the goals of achieving food self-sufficiency and economic growth. This collaboration stems from... Read more »

C&M warming hearts – with Friday cup-a-soup

Armed with foam cups, brotchens and a warm winter soup, the Communications and Marketing department at the University of Namibia drives around main campus halting here and there, at the sight of... Read more »

Behold, Anicia Peters begins her reign

UNAM welcomes new Pro- Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development The UNAM community yesterday welcomed Associate Professor Anicia Peters on board UNAM’s executive team as the university’s new Pro-Vice Chancellor (PVC)... Read more »