Alumni

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

Renewal made concrete as Unisa refreshes its identity

As part of the forthcoming naming and renaming process, existing buildings and facilities will be repurposed with a view to better utilisation of the university's infrastructure. Read more

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, Unisans!

Your donations are helping Manape Mokoena reach her dream of becoming a CA. 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