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Unisa alumni share their journeys: Soraya Smith

Human trafficking activist Soraya Smith loves working with Unisa students, and presents hard-hitting sessions to get them talking about human trafficking and ask questions about it.Read more

Unisa alumni share their journeys: Nonsikelelo Dubazana

Following the life-changing experience of contracting – and recovering from – Covid-19, Unisa alumna Nonsikelelo Dubazana challenges all Unisa students to practise the act of kindness.Read more

Unisa alumni share their journeys: Mondli Nhlangulela

‘Life is a long and perilous journey, but with perseverance and faith success will eventually come,’ says LLB graduate Mondli Nhlangulela.Read more

Unisa alumnus continues to inspire students in Durban

Inspirational Unisa alumnus Dr Maropeng Mpya uses his past and his experiences to help Unisa students in Durban with Moot Court and basic legal training.Read more

Unisa Law alumnus is dedicated to serving Unisa's international students across the globe

This advocate for human rights, who received his Bachelor of Commerce in Law degree in March, is dedicated to serving Unisa's international students across the globe.Read more

Paramedic powers part-time to LLB at Unisa

Henry Horne completed all forty modules, achieving sixteen distinctions, in March this year. His story is a familiar one at the university where hundreds of thousands of students make use of the opportunities afforded them by open, distance, and e-learning to shape their futures.Read more

From security guard to social worker

Another Unisa graduate shapes his future through open, distance, and e-learning: When the coronavirus restrictions are eased, Tinyiko 'Lucky' Maluleke plans to register with the South African Council for Social Services Professions then begin looking for his dream job.Read more

Struggle stalwart and Unisa alumnus dies

The university mourns the passing of Rivonia triallist Denis Goldberg. 'His was a life well-lived in the struggle for freedom in South Africa'.Read more

Unisa Political Sciences alumnus to head IAPSS research committee

Ian Fleming-Zhou, a Unisa Political Sciences graduate, has been appointed the next chair of the International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) Research Committee on Security Conflict and Crime.Read more