Alumni

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

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