Alumni

Unisa hands over San community knowledge centre

This event was the culmination of five years of commitment by the Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa as part of engaged research involving the !Xun and Kwe people of Platfontein. 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

Soliciting support for Unisa and its students

"The role of business is in helping to finance education, build human capacity, and to extend on where government cannot reach because of the various demands placed on it." - Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki 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

Mad like me

During several psychiatric rotations for her nursing training, Merryl Hammond never imagined she would one day become a mental patient herself. However, bipolar disorder (formerly called manic depression) struck in 2008 at age 51. Read more

A legal eagle takes wing

"There will always be challenges along the way, you will tremble on some, trip and fall on others, and jump over many, but never lose sight of your goals." Sage advice from the Chairperson of the Unisa Tshwane RSRC, Tokologo Monene, who passed the final year of her LLB with a distinction after being granted an FI concession by the university. Read more

African children and capacity building at Unisa's heart

“Africa has a rich cultural heritage that serves as a resource to shape the lives of African children,” says Unisa’s Prof Hasina Ebrahim, joint holder of the UNESCO Chair in Early Childhood Education, Care and Development. Read more

Unisa’s youngest female PhD star sparkles shiningly

Dr Shandré Jansen van Rensburg received the 2017 Elsevier Women in Research award for the youngest female doctoral graduate last year. Read more

Honouring a legal giant where he began his legal studies

Minister Michael Masutha has announced that the SALRC Legal Essay Writing Competition will this year venerate one of Unisa’s most distinguished alumni, the late Chief Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa. Read more