Alumni

Unisan is country’s No 1

The university is proud to congratulate alumnus Cyril Ramaphosa on becoming the fifth President of South Africa. Read more

2017 a watershed year for transformation at Unisa

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the academic year, Prof Mandla Makhanya said that transformation is a collective journey and we all have to lead it. Read more

The 2017 Unisa Chancellor’s Calabash Awards—a recognition of courage

Gill Marcus, Dr Frene Ginwala, Sally Motlana, and Naledi Pandor were honoured by the university for bettering the lives of the citizens of South Africa. Read more

Everything happens for a reason, including prison

Unisa lecturer and PhD student Mbongiseni Mdakane says studying psychology is a way to heal the 10 years he spent in a cell. Read more

Thato went from an orphanage to Unisa’s graduation stage

Do not be defined by your circumstances but instead define your tomorrow, says Thato Amarath Senne, who was awarded his BA in Environmental Management last week. Read more

R99 million for student success…this is how it was spent

Unisa’s Council Bursary is going a long way towards making education possible for needy students and improving throughput rates. Read more

Full froth ahead! Unisa in beer brewing finals

The university's micro-brewing team will go up against 15 other tertiary institutions on 1 September. Read more

Absa allocates over R6 million for disadvantaged Unisa students

The bank signed an MoU with the university to formalise a long-standing partnership to enhance education through the Unisa-Absa Public Private Partnership Scholarship Programme. Read more

Unisa women win at WiSA

Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi is the 2017 Women in Science Awards Distinguished Woman Researcher in Humanities and Social Sciences, with Prof Venitha Pillay as runner up in the same category. Read more

Setting an example to #DefineTomorrow

Prof Mpho Ngoepe's research focuses upon archives and records management in relation to accountability, justice, and auditing. Read more