News & Events

Students seize the opportunity to solve real-life problems in City of Tshwane

Eight teams of Unisa students are gearing up to compete in the first-ever Tshwane Inter-University Innovation Challenge on Tuesday, 24 November.Read more

King of Mbhaqanga celebrated at another level

It was a night filled with joy, praise, and commemoration as Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate in philosophy on remaining Soul Brother 'Black Moses' Ngwenya.Read more

Visionary singer sees disability as a tool for self-reinvention

Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate of philosophy on Steve Kekana in recognition of his immense contribution to music and his crusade challenging the narrative wrongly associated with being visually impaired. Read more

Unisa says farewell to exceptional alumnus

Outgoing Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu, who graduated with a BCompt Honours from Unisa in 1997, embodied the values of integrity, selflessness, humility, and hard work. He steadfastly believed in the South African constitution.Read more

Unisa’s publication team brings prestigious awards home

In the curveball Covid-19 year, Unisa’s publications team in the Department Institutional Advancement played ball and brought home no fewer than eight South African Publication Forum Excellence Awards! Read more

He fought for the rights of marginalised miners

Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate of philosophy posthumously on Elijah Barayi as a way to honour his memory and his immense contribution to an equitable South Africa. Read more

If it is about them, involve them

“Students with disabilities are often discriminated against in their personal and social lives, which mirrors in their academic involvements,” says Dineo Moseki, Deputy Chairperson of Tshwane Region’s Forum for Students with Disabilities at Unisa.Read more

‘Mr Fix It’ receives honorary doctorate from Unisa

For his life of service to humanity, the university conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (honoris causa) on MK veteran Mavuso Msimang last week.Read more

KZN SRC members receive PPE

The equipment handed over to the student leadership included colourful posters with information about Covid-19, as well as masks and sanitiser for the SRC office.Read more