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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

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

“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