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Madiba’s granddaughter: ‘Mandelas are human beings, too’

As Zoleka Mandela walked across the graduation stage, it appeared as if fate had destined this year for her graduation as this is the year her grandfather would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Read more

Who is the servant leader in YOUR life?

Share his or her story with YOUNISA's readership, and you could win a prize! Read more

Future legal eagles represent Unisa at African competition

Zodwa Msane, a final year LLB student, and Sindiso Sibanda, a recent LLB graduate now registered for an LLM in Income Tax Law, recently represented Unisa at the African Human Rights Moot Court Competition. Read more

Never take things for granted

South Sudanese Richard Ruati braved major obstacles, including civil war, during his studies, but emerged victorious with a BA in Communication Science. Here's his inspirational story. Read more

Have you seen Black Panther yet?

Black Panther's story is told in a Marvel-produced film that features Xhosa and South African actors John Kani, Connie Chiume, and Florence Kasumba, alongside the likes of Lupita Nyong’o, Chadwick Boseman, and Michael B Jordan. Read more

Inxeba movie is colonialism at its most advanced level

As part of its Research and Innovation week activities, the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology hosted a thought-provoking discussion on the controversial local film, Inxeba: The Wound. Read more

Telling our stories through art

The College of Human Sciences recently hosted its Research and Innovation Week flagship event, discussing the telling of African stories through art, as well as neoliberal happiness and feminism. Read more

Unisan is country’s No 1

The university is proud to congratulate alumnus Cyril Ramaphosa on becoming the fifth President of South Africa. President Ramaphosa obtained his BProc degree from Unisa in 1981. He was also awarded the Graduate School of Business Leadership’s prestigious Leadership in Practice Award for 2007. Read more

Start the year with a great read

Check out this year's first issue of YOUNISA, the magazine for Unisa students, alumni and friends. Read more