News & Events

Unisa student parliamentarians ready to lead

The Directorate: Student Development in the Department of Student Affairs recently held a successful workshop for its Student Parliament office bearers.Read more

Critical first year of study in the spotlight

May 2019 will prove to be a special month filled with First-Year Experience (FYE) initiatives that are presented at various South African Universities.Read more

Sharing information with students is key

Face-to-face interaction at a recent Unisa open day in Mahikeng empowered students to make informed decisions regarding Unisa as an open distance and e-learning institution.Read more

Major ICT boost for Unisa students as first laptops are issued

Friday, 29 March 2019 was a red-letter day for the University of South Africa and its students as it marked the start of a massive rollout of laptop computers to students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.Read more

Unisa autumn graduations on the go

For Unisa's 2019 autumn graduations, the number of qualifications is more than 30 000, which makes the institution an epicentre of knowledge production.Read more

First Lady celebrates Unisa student’s achievement

On 18 March Dr Tshepo Motsepe, wife of President Cyril Ramaphosa, graced Unisa with her presence to attend the graduation of Livhuwani Maphorogo, who studied towards her BA Honours Degree in Psychology with full support from the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust.Read more

Chancellor Mbeki fields tough questions with aplomb

Displaying the oratorical skills for which he is so famous, Thabo Mbeki, Unisa Chancellor and patron of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), engaged with students on the issue of China-Africa relations on 7 March 2019.Read more

Building an enabling environment for postgrad students

Lucas Mamabolo, National Postgraduate Officer on the National Student Representative Council, understands the academic language, needs and concerns of students at postgraduate level.Read more

Wadzanai will break down barriers, represent peripheral students

Wadzanai Mazhetese, President of Unisa’s National Student Representative Council, shares his thoughts with the Unisa student community.Read more