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First Lady celebrates Unisa student’s achievement

On 18 March Dr Tshepo Motsepe, wife of President Cyril Ramaphosa, graced Unisa with her presence to attend the graduation of Livhuwani Maphorogo, who studied towards her BA Honours Degree in Psychology with full support from the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust.Read more

YALI’s 2018 women graduates set to light up Africa

A bumper crop of 37 hand-picked women from across Africa recently graduated from the Young African Leadership Initiative’s Young Women in African Power programme at Unisa.Read more

Unisa brings Madiba magic to women behind bars

On 18 July, Mandela Day, the university honoured the great man in the best way possible: a multi-disciplinary team visited the Kgoši Mampuru II correctional facility to present a range of workshops to women inmates.Read more

Karen’s story: ‘Unisa is my beacon of hope’

Karen, a brave alumna and current student, recounts the harrowing tale of her life’s journey, and how Unisa’s beacon of knowledge helped her to pull through.Read more

LLB graduate at the International Criminal Court

Jeeoshni Moodley Mazzuoccolo is flying both the Unisa and South African flags high at The Hague in the Netherlands as the only South African serving an internship at the International Criminal Court. Read more

A life-lesson in courage

Tinevimbo Matambanadzo recently graduated with her BA degree in Community and Health Psychology from Unisa with 24 out of a possible 30 distinctions. She has stage-four endometriosis and tells the story of how she turned her pain into power.Read more

Hamba kahle, Mam’ Winnie

Unisa pays homage to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, iconic anti-apartheid campaigner and ‘Mother of the Nation’.Read more

Committed to making the FI concession a success

Chairperson of Unisa’s Tshwane Regional SRC, Tokologo Monene, is setting a good example for fellow Unisa students. She recently passed the FI concession with a distinction, her qualification was audited successfully and is now a LLB graduate. Read more

Madiba’s granddaughter: ‘Mandelas are human beings, too’

As Zoleka Mandela walked across the graduation stage, it appeared as if fate had destined this year for her graduation as this is the year her grandfather would have celebrated his 100th birthday. Read more