UNAM visit to Iowa State University

University of Namibia (UNAM), in collaboration with Iowa State University (ISU) received a grant under the project titled: Strengthening University Systems to Improve Rural Education. This collaborative project is funded by the... Read more »

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) continues to transform creative ideas into entrepreneurship

The University of Namibia (UNAM) has positioned itself as a beacon of excellence in responding to national high-level developmental initiatives as contained in Vision 2030, and National Development Plan Five (NDP5).  This... Read more »

Learned helplessness of first year students at UNAM – what role do you play?

The ability for people to perform optimally, and students in particular, remains a common concern for researchers and academics. Learned helplessness is a phenomenon discovered by Seligman and Maier. Learned helplessness occurs... Read more »

UNAM trio set to spotlight Namibia at 16th CODESRIA General Assembly

Three scholars from the University of Namibia (UNAM) are poised to present at the prestigious 16th Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) General Assembly, in Dakar, Senegal,... Read more »

Aligning education with industry and future trends at UNAM

The University of Namibia (UNAM) stands as a beacon of progress and innovation, constantly refining its academic offerings to meet the evolving demands of our society and the economy. Recognising the growing... Read more »

UNAM extends duration for student internships

Emphasising practical skills and competencies over theoretical knowledge, the University of Namibia (UNAM) has significantly reformed its approach to learning outcomes across all programmes since 2023. This paradigm shift is particularly evident... Read more »

“Training specialised Green Hydrogen Educators is our role” – Prof Matengu

In a recent State of the University Address the UNAM Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Kenneth Matengu, delivered an inspiring speech shedding more light on the Namibia Green Hydrogen Research Institute’s (NGHRI) vision,... Read more »

4th-year students embark on a geological excursion in the Damara Belt

 The University of Namibia’s Department of Geosciences recently embarked on a momentous journey to unearth the geological treasures and histories of the Damara Belt. The week-long expedition, spanning from 30 September to... Read more »

UNAM Cares promoting One Health through Community Education Clinics in Pandemic Prevention

The University of Namibia’s (UNAM) Corporate Social Responsibility programme; UNAM Cares in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor under the leadership of the UNAM School of Veterinary Medicine recently embarked upon the UNAM... Read more »

Neudamm Campus Farm – A symbol of animal excellence

As part of the University of Namibia, the Neudamm Campus Farm proudly showcased a variety of its top-tier animals at the 2019 Windhoek Agricultural and Industrial Show. Their return in 2023 to... Read more »

Dr Wesley Pieters to cycle 1900 km for the Trans-Kalahari Corridor Awareness Campaign

From Pretoria to Swakopmund in 14 days The Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) stands as an essential gateway connecting Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. Established under the guidance of the TKC Management Committee... Read more »

Harnessing new research for better TB care in Namibia

Advancements in TB Diagnostics and Care Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major health challenge, especially in regions with limited resources. The emergence of drug-resistant TB strains has intensified the battle against this ailment.... Read more »