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From planting to pages: A fascinating journey to academic excellence

A true son of the soil, Mogau Maja initially set his sights on a career in agriculture but after his life took an unexpected turn, he found his calling in librarianship and, ultimately, advanced to a PhD in this key information field. Read more

Academic journey a testament to dedication and resilience

Having recently reached the pinnacle of his academic journey by obtaining a PhD in Agriculture, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences academic Dr Matome Simeon Maake is a shining example of perseverance and scholarly pursuit. Read more

Unisa awards master's degrees to Eritrea's Justice Ministry members

In a special graduation ceremony held on 21 May in Asmara, over two dozen Eritrean Ministry of Justice members were awarded their Master of Law degrees by Unisa. Read more

Unisan appointed to key position at NASDEV

The university's Acting Manager: Student Social Development, Mmangakane Mmako, has been appointed as Gauteng Regional Coordinator of the National Association of Student Development Professionals. Read more

Unisa student innovators shine at an entrepreneurship training programme

Unisa student innovators participated and received esteemed accolades at a five-day Entrepreneurship Training Programme organised by the Technological Higher Education Network South Africa (THENSA) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). Read more

Hard work earns Chawane a Bachelor of Education degree (Cum Laude)

Zamekile Mukelisiwe Chawane of Mkhuhlu township, Mpumalanga, adopted the principles of working hard and staying focused during her studies. As a result, she earned herself a Bachelor of Education dCum Laude), awarded at the Unisa Autumn 2024 Graduations held in Mbombela. Read more

Petrol attendant becomes first graduate in the family

Unisa has, for 150 years, made access to education possible for all. Access to education through Unisa continues to be a fundamental tool for development and increased prosperity for many. This is particularly true in the case of Masutane Othilia Sebetha, a 38-year-old wife, mother of three, firstborn and a breadwinner who is the first to graduate in her family. Read more

Societal impact under the microscope at Unisa's Research and Innovation Week

At the opening of its annual week-long celebration of the world-class, Africa-centred work emanating from its colleges, the university underscored its commitment to bridging the gap between science and society through a wide range of research and innovation initiatives. Read more

Security officer graduates with honours and is pursuing master's degree

Emily Motau, a Security Officer at Unisa, recently graduated with a BA Honours degree in Archives and Records Management. She is currently admitted for the Master of Information Science qualification. Motau is grateful to Unisa for being an impactful university and employer. Read more