News & Events

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

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

New Clifford Tleane Student Support Centre gives meaning to Unisa’s mission

Unisa opened the doors of its newly built Clifford Tleane Student Support Centre in Polokwane last month. Not only is this student support centre a thing of beauty, but is also a tangible testimony to Unisa’s mission to shape futures and improve the success of the university’s academic programmes in Limpopo. Read more

GLOUSA Secretary graduates at Unisa…again

Stanley Namakhota, former Unisa Tshwane Regional Student Representative Council Sports and Cultural Officer, graduated on 6 September 2017 with his Honours in Bachelor of Arts (Social behaviour studies in HIV/AIDS). Read more

Meet Thabo Albert Mokhele—the deaf barista

The need to empower deaf communities for employment has resulted in Unisa creating the officially accredited Short Course in Barista Skills. Read more

Tourists for science

CSET and CAES hosted the 2017 National Science Week and promoted the Science Campus as a memorable destination for learners and the public. Read more