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Unisa outreach touched 10 646 lives in 2017

The Chance 2 Advance programme has collaborated with academics in several colleges to reach a total of 10 646 participants in its community engagement initiatives held across South Africa. Read more

CSET postgrads scoop awards

Two postgraduate students in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology recently walked away with awards at a prestigious symposium. Read more

The sky is the limit for these Unisa stars

Two students have the distinct honour of being named Unisa’s first Gradstars from more than 3 500 entrants around the country. Read more

The SRC exists to serve all students

The first article in a new series on student governance structures at Unisa takes an in-depth look at the Unisa Student Representative Council. Read more

Alone no longer, Thato embraces the Unisa family

Orphaned at an early age, Thato Amarath Senne overcame tremendous challenges to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Management degree at Unisa. Read more

Service smiles for Unisa staffers

State-of-the art systems aside, the human touch remains key at Unisa, an institution servicing more students than any other on the continent. Many staff members go the extra mile to ensure that students enjoy a quality experience when enrolling at Unisa. Three of these unsung heroes were recently singled out for praise by students. Read more

A conqueror who has overcome the odds

Ally G Mweni is living proof that grit, determination and hard work can overcome the direst of circumstances. From the Democratic Republic of Congo to the stage of Unisa’s ZK Mathews Great Hall, Mweni shared his story with the Unisa community. Read more

Have a vision and be on a mission!

Professor Godwell Nhamo, Chair of Unisa’s Exxaro Chair in Business and Climate Change, recently offered encouraging words for students as they embark on their journey of further studies and work. Read more

More than 11 000 qualifications awarded at Unisa

Unisa provided the country’s workforce with a healthy injection of newly qualified candidates during the 2017 spring graduation period, with 11 867 students graduating. Read more