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Unisa produces its first PhD graduate in Setswana

Unisa has produced its first PhD graduate in Setswana. Dr Justice Kobue Legodi encourages others to pursue their research through their indigenous languages, as it enriches their culture and language, amongst others.Read more

Unisa gives hope to students with disabilities

“There is nothing impossible in this world. You need to have dreams and you need to be willing to work hard to achieve those dreams,” said Getachew Geno Alala, who recently obtained a PhD in Education.Read more

From security guard to academic archivist – how Unisa shaped my life

Lwazi Mestile recounts his Unisa journey which started during night shift at a scrap metal factory, and ended in a senior academic position.Read 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

But first, coffee...

Unisa has partnered with McDonald’s to make the graduation experience even more special.Read more

Greener pastures beckon as former gardener graduates

Years of hard work, perseverance and a helping hand from former employers who recognised his potential saw former gardener Patrick Malesu graduating with a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Unisa during June.Read more

Gardener obtains his qualification

Despite many hardships, Geoffery Manenzhe is now a proud Unisa graduate and holds a BA degree in Creative Writing in African languages.Read more

SA star Percy Tau obtains BCom degree

Bafana Bafana star forward, Percy Tau, recently joined an elite club by obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Unisa.Read more

Honours achievement for EFF’s Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi

Supported by the party’s top leadership, the deputy secretary-general of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi, recently graduated at Unisa with a Bachelor of Administration Honours in Public Administration.Read more