Alumni

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

Fee burden headlines US stakeholder event

The Vice-Chancellor told New York stakeholders that Unisa received a fraction of the funding that a face-to-face university would get in government subsidy for each student at undergraduate level. 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

Actress Zetske van Pletzen shines on stage and screen

Zetske van Pletzen is South African acting royalty. She studied a general BA degree, with majors in Psychology and French and obtained her degree in March 2017. Read more

How happy are Unisa's alumni?

Unisa’s Bureau of Market Research (BMR) is again inviting all Unisa graduates to participate in the 2017 Alumni Happiness Index research. Read more