News & Events

Remembering and celebrating youth power

A young African woman reflects on the history and importance of Youth Day, and the need to keep the flame alive.Read more

A wordsmith going places

Unisa for me, is a leadership institution; it teaches one both independence and teamwork skills, says Musa Masombuka, a 22-year-old poet, literature enthusiast, and third-year student enrolled for a Bachelor of Education degree.Read more

Heeding the President’s call to action, Unisa’s labs step up to the sanitiser challenge

Thanks to the innovative thinking of MSc student Fungai Chibaya, Unisa will soon be producing affordable and effective hand and surface sanitisers.Read more

Top award for Unisa’s SRU

Unisa’s Student Retention Unit is one of only four such units lauded by the SANRC as Top Institutional Participant in National FYE month 2019.Read more

Unisa student joins elite ‘Top 200’ group

MSc student Dumisani Mlotswa has been featured in the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans supplement for 2019 in the category Science and Technology.Read more

Unisa autumn graduations on the go

For Unisa's 2019 autumn graduations, the number of qualifications is more than 30 000, which makes the institution an epicentre of knowledge production.Read more

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

Season's greetings from YOUNISA

In this year’s final issue we unpack the many innovative ways in which Unisa opens up learning, bring you the views of our readers on the link between hair and culture, and explain the mysteries of writing a good CV.Read more

Dean of Students fêtes student leaders, IEC

On Thursday, 22 November 2018, Unisa’s Dean of Students, Dr Sibusiso Chalufu, hosted a celebratory event at the main campus entitled ‘145 years of student leadership’. Read more