Alumni

A major mover and shaker in the South African legal fraternity

Dr Tshepiso Scott is putting her Unisa qualification to practical use in the field of consumer protection law. At age 28 this qualified corporate and commercial attorney, reader, explorer and gym lover holds a Unisa Doctor of Laws degree and is the managing director of TumboScott Incorporated, a law firm she established and co-founded in 2017 while completing her thesis. Read more

Shaping futures on the fairways

A recent Unisa golf day in KZN saw a number of companies taking part as a way to support students who do not qualify for fee-free higher education. Read more

Act as role models to current students

The representative from Unisa Convocation, Mondli Nhlangulela, gave a presentation about the role of Convocation, expressing that it had started convocation workshops to encourage postgraduate students to write articles. Read more

You should not be found among troublemakers

A Unisa graduate should not behave in manner that goes against Unisa values. This was the caution given to the audience at an Alumni Chapter Convener Election meeting recently held in Polokwane. Read more

Protect the Unisa brand

The Durban Alumni Chapter Breakfast held on 1 June 2019 in the Durban International Convention Centre was well attended by alumni based in the region. Dr Phasoane Mokgobu, Vice-Principal of Institutional Development and Transformation, welcomed guests and presented a well-received detailed institutional address. He highlighted the importance and the rationale of being a Unisa alumnus. Read more

Implement learner-support initiatives, says Unisa alumnus

The Bloemfontein alumni chapter breakfast was held on 3 May 2019 at the Windmill Casino, Bloemfontein. Lee Goliath was the guest speaker and delivered a presentation on how alumni could become involved to contribute to the educational success of current students. Read more

"If you set your bar, set it as high as Mandela"

These were the words of the Reverend Mauti Pataki, addressing Unisa alumni at the Polokwane Alumni Breakfast that took place on 17 May 2019 at the Fusion Boutique Hotel in Polokwane. Read more

Mbombela Alumni Chapter welcomes new convenor

The Mbombela Alumni Chapter Election Dinner was held on 13 April 2019 at the Mercure Hotel, Mbombela. Njabulo Mhlongo was elected convenor by alumni who attended the event. Read more

Thanks, NSFAS!

Isaac Mpho Mothiba is a proud Unisa alumnus - thanks to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, his loving grandmother and a supportive lecturer. Read more

Sterling Unisans shine at national honours

Professor Malik Maaza, incumbent of the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, and Yvonne ‘Chaka Chaka’ Mhinga, Unisa alumna, were awarded the Order of Mapungubwe in Silver and the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver respectively by President Cyril Ramaphosa at an award ceremony on 25 April 2019 at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse. Read more