Alumni

Covid-19 stories

The Covid-19 pandemic crept into all our lives unexpectedly, early this year. Leaving a trail of destruction in its wake, many are reeling from the undesired effects of the pandemic which have driven every human being away from life as we know it. Read more

Unisa alumni share their journeys: Nonsikelelo Dubazana

Thirty-year-old Nonsikelelo Dubazana grew up in a place called Zwelisha, which is situated in Verulam, north of Durban. She is the third-born of five siblings. Her father passed away in 2005 and she currently lives with her mother, sister and brother. She attended Riverview Primary School and Palmview Secondary School. Read more

Behind the scenes at one of SA's largest online exams

On 12 June 2020, Unisa reached yet another milestone in meeting the challenge of Covid-19 when close on 27 000 students in the College of Law successfully sat for an online examination. Read more

Online safety during the LockDown

SafeCyberLife and Unisa Alumni office wish to encourage all to adopt a cyber security posture at home and in your workplace especially with the work from home principle Read more

Nell Malesa Ledwaba on the move

Former Unisan and alumnus says the open, distance, and e-learning system offered by the university shaped his future. Read more

Unisa legal eagle serves SA

Professor Mpfariseni Budeli-Nemakonde is one of only three law academics appointed by the President to the South African Law Reform Commission. Read more

Alumna heading Unisa's second-biggest region

Newly appointed Regional Director Philisiwe Joyce Myeza assumed her position in February 2020 from UKZN, where she was director of libraries and special collections. Read more

World-renowned expert on business transformation becomes fellow of World Academy

Unisa alumnus Prof Colin Coulson-Thomas, President of the Institute of Management Services (IMS), has become a fellow of the World Academy of Productivity Science. Read more

The different narrative of men and emotions

During the last alumni chapter event of the year, men from the Pretoria Chapter gathered to learn more about the emotional competence of men. The event took place on 22 November 2019 and had a significant impact on those present. Read more