Alumni

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

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

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

View YOUR university's 2019 achievements

The university has once again made major strides during the course of 2019, and it is indeed a pleasure to share these with you. Read more

Mauritius Convenor donates books to Unisa

Zeenat Fugurally, Convenor of the Mauritius Chapter and author of the Learn English series of textbooks, donated over 3 500 textbooks to Unisa during a recent visit by Unisa's Dr Phasoane Mokgobu, Vice-Principal: Institutional Development, and the Alumni office in Mauritius. Read more

“Inspire and be Inspired” – Alumni in Mauritius

Alumni came in their numbers to attend an alumni chapter dinner at the Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa in Flic en Flac on 4 October 2019. The guest speaker at the event, Ms Nishta Jooty, described herself as "a free spirit who aims to make the world a better place". Read more

Gauteng golfers pledge support for the development of education

Raising funds for the development of education, student bursaries in particular, is the thread holding together the shaping of futures through the golf challenges Unisa has been hosting for the past five years. Read more

Ethiopia, a very special place on the African continent

Dr Phasoane Mokgobu, Vice-Principal of Institutional Advancement, opened the Ethiopia Alumni Breakfast by saying that Ethiopia is a very special place within the African continent as it shares its borders with five countries, namely Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea and Kenya. Read more

Time to shine with persons with disabilities

This year’s theme for Casual Day, “time to shine”, set out to achieve many things, to highlight and showcase the brilliance that’s created when South Africans unite behind a truly great cause and to encourage people to shine their light and take up their rights. Read more