News & Events

Ethiopia, a very special place on the African continent

Dr Phasoane Mokgobu, Vice-Principal of Institutional Advancement, opened the Ethiopia Alumni Breakfast by saying that Ethiopia is a very special place within the African continent as it shares its borders with five countries, namely Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea and Kenya.Read more

Time to shine with persons with disabilities

This year’s theme for Casual Day, “time to shine”, set out to achieve many things, to highlight and showcase the brilliance that’s created when South Africans unite behind a truly great cause and to encourage people to shine their light and take up their rights.Read more

Namibia alumni chapter elects a new convenor

On Friday, 23 August 2019, at a dinner engagement at the Hilton Hotel in Windhoek, a new convenor, namely Ms Rauna Namukwambi, was elected for the Namibia Alumni Chapter.Read more

Top cop lauds Unisa’s RPL programme

Jerry Maphanga, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, shares how he completed both the BTech Policing and BTech Forensic Investigation degrees through Unisa’s recognition of prior learning programme.Read more

“Viva Unisa! Viva!”

“I am so grateful and honoured to call myself a Unisa alumnus.” Ms Mulalo Judith Phaswana could not contain herself in the appreciation of her alma mater. She began her exciting journey with the institution in 2014 when she enrolled for a Diploma in Law. Read more

Malebe – the hero educator and environmentalist of Ekurhuleni

Bethuel Malebe, an educator at the Nageng Primary School in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni,has been making remarkable strides in his home town.Read more

Bittersweet graduation

Unisa grants mother a posthumous degree for her deceased daughterRead more

At 91, inquisitive Conradie has become the oldest man to obtain a doctorate at Unisa

Don't take everything at face value; you have to question things, said 91-year-old Andries Conradie, who has become the oldest man to obtain his doctorate at Unisa.Read more

What makes a true leader?

A member of Unisa's Regional Student Representative Council reflects on the qualities that set a true leader apart from those who are merely in leadership positions.Read more