Celebrating 145 years


Unisa joins the international celebrations of the Centenary of Nelson Mandela

Unisa joins the nation and the international community in their support of and participation in the celebration of the Centenary of Nelson Mandela, led and championed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Read more

Halala, halala, halala, Unisa

With drama, drumbeats, dancing, declamation, and sheer delight, Unisans celebrated the 145th birthday of the venerable elder of South African universities. Read more

Unisa’s most famous alumnus

Twenty-nine years ago today, on 17 May 1989, while he was incarcerated at Victor Verster Prison, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela graduated in absentia with an LLB from Unisa. Read more

Portrait of the artist as a young man

The Chair of Council’s commissioned portrait was unveiled at Unisa in April this year. But who is Nhlanhla Nhlapo, the painter who has immortalised Sakhi Simelane in oil? Read more

Unisa and Limpopo Province sign MoU

The research agenda will focus on areas such as skills development, infrastructure development and management, economic growth, addressing poverty and inequality, and improved service delivery. Read more