News & Events

Proudly rising from a sense of defeat

Driven and fuelled by sheer determination and a positive outlook on life, Phuti Grace Mabitsela’s recent graduation is a result of her spirit of resilience, courage and persistence to transcend the difficulties of living with paraplegia. Read more

Swiss research exposure for creative student leader

Together with other student researchers, Trust Chinyama, a regional student leader, is presently representing Unisa at Switzerland’s University of Basel to share research ideas and papers with other global universities. Read more

Masedi’s Unisa journey takes him to the University of Zagreb

Up-and-coming young physicist Masedi Masekane is following an exciting PhD journey jointly supervised by Unisa and the University of Zagreb, the largest university in Croatia and one of the oldest in Europe. Read more

Building successful institutions for Africa

Ushered in with a red carpet, Unisa’s VC Professor Puleng LenkaBula was welcomed with grace and honour at the Kenyan High Commissioner Catherine Muigai Mwangi’s Pretoria East residency. The VC shared with guests her riveting thoughts on the role of women in building successful institutions characterised by ecology and feminism. Read more

Never put limits on your dreams

‘I started my degree at the age of 37 and I did not allow negativity or discouragement from people to limit me in reaching my dreams,’ says recent LLB graduate, Eric Calzade Mukhari.Read more

Unisa’s Pretoria Alumni Chapter treated to chai tea

On the morning of 19 March 2022, members of Unisa’s Pretoria Alumni Chapter gathered on the Unisa main campus for breakfast. It was their first meeting after two years of COVID-19. Read more

Gender-based violence campaign kicks off in KwaZulu-Natal

Unisa's Counselling and Career Development Unit, in collaboration with the Communication and Marketing Department in KwaZulu-Natal, kicked off the March Gender-Based Violence awareness campaign in Pietermaritzburg on 4 March 2022Read more

You already have everything you need to succeed

Despite a medical condition, Tsholofelo Modisane recently obtained her honours degree. Her achievement despite major obstacles is an inspiration to all Unisa students and, indeed, anyone who faces seemingly insurmountable challenges in their everyday life.Read more

Unisa participates in quality management assessment

An audit panel appointed by the Council on Higher Education will visit Unisa in April 2022 to ensure that the quality of the university’s offerings and student success do not fall behind. Read more