Alumni

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

Namibia alumni chapter elects a new convenor

On Friday, 23 August 2019, at a dinner engagement at the Hilton Hotel in Windhoek, a new convenor, namely Ms Rauna Namukwambi, was elected for the Namibia Alumni Chapter. Read more

Africa is the continent of the future

In advancing the South-South Cooperation (SSC) and Sustainable Development through higher education and training, the gathering of the diplomatic community engaged further with Unisa on how education can be used in the improvement of the lives of citizens in the south regions. Read more

Shaping futures through golf

The Unisa Shaping Futures Golf Challenge recently headed to the Limpopo province, the home of Unisa’s North Eastern Regional Office, to raise funds for student bursaries at Unisa. Read more

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