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

New Ekurhuleni alumni chapter convenor elected

Neo Tsebe studied her Honours BCom Internal Audit through Unisa, graduated in May 2013, and currently works as an auditor at a multi-national audit firm. 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

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

It’s time to complete Unisa’s reinvention

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the academic year, the VC said that 2018 must be a year of vigorous and uncompromising implementation of the university’s transformation plans and policies, as well as delivery of service to students. 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