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 »

UNAM Doctoral scholars scoop awards at the 12th Oppenheimer Research Conference

In a triumphant moment for the University of Namibia, two doctoral candidates from the Department of Environmental Science in the School of Science, Ms Faith Chambara and Ms Ndamonenghenda Hamunyela, clinched the... Read more »

Scientists discover the highest energy gamma rays ever from a pulsar with HESS observatory

The observatory records 20 TeV photons from the Vela pulsar Scientists using the High Energy Stereoscopy System (H.E.S.S.) observatory in Namibia have detected the highest energy gamma rays ever from a dead... Read more »

UNAM receives N$1 million worth of mushroom processing equipment

In a significant philanthropic gesture, the University of Namibia (UNAM) has received a generous donation of mushroom cultivation equipment valued at about N$1 million. This notable contribution is set to empower the... Read more »

UNAM student wins International Parliamentary Scholarship for German Parliament programme

When receiving the excellent news that a University of Namibia (UNAM) student in Roshaan Leukes, was awarded an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) for the African Countries Programme in the German Parliament (“Bundestag”),... Read more »

Augustineum School gains valuable insights in classroom management from UNAM’s workshop

The School of Education recently organised a workshop on 21st-century Classroom Management Practices at Augustineum Secondary School. This event coincided with the reopening of government schools in Namibia and the resumption of... Read more »

UNAM and Radboud University sign agreement on building telescope

Prof Kenneth Matengu, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Namibia and Daniël Wigboldus, President of the Executive Board of Radboud University signed the framework agreement at State House in Windhoek to strengthen the... Read more »

ZERI unveils extraordinary pink mushroom cultivation breakthrough

In a ground-breaking development, the Zero Emission Research Initiative (ZERI) facility, at the University of Namibia (UNAM), proudly announces the successful production and trial of pink mushrooms, known as Pleurotus djamor. This... Read more »

Khomas Highlands set to host ground-breaking colour-capturing Black Hole Telescope

Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA) & UNAM Astrophysics Research Nijmegen, The Netherlands and Windhoek, Namibia – The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a grant of 3.45 million euros (N$69.7 million)... Read more »

The significance of Bachelor of Education in Organizational Learning and Development

Through the lens of Vaino W. Muvale Gain the skills to keep organisations competitive: Bachelor of Education in Organisational Learning & Development programme The Bachelor of Education in Organizational Learning and Development... Read more »

Hard work can be rewarding – and in different ways!

Dr Annelisa Murangi completed her schooling in Okahandja, her hometown, before applying to the University of Namibia for further studies. She wanted to pursue a career in nursing, (un)fortunately, she was accepted... Read more »

Workplace digital literacy and competency through UNAM-ICDL & Digital Literacy Unit

The University of Namibia offers International Computer Driving License (ICDL) certification programmes through its Department of Computing, Mathematical, and Statistical Sciences. The centre is called UNAM-ICDL & Digital Literacy Unit. The unit... Read more »