News & Events

New Council Chair to spearhead quality agenda

Mashukudu James Maboa, recently appointed Chairperson of Council at Unisa, firmly believes that for the university to deliver on its mandate, staff needs to be flexibility and agile, and adapting to the new environment.Read more

Agile new CFO determined to shape futures

Unisa’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Puleng LenkaBula, was delighted to welcome Khathutshelo Ramukumba as Unisa’s new Chief Financial Officer on his first day at the institution.Read more

Unisa mourns the passing of Sibongile Khumalo

Unisa joins the music industry and the rest of the country in mourning the passing of South African jazz legend, opera icon, vocalist par excellence and member of the Unisa family, Sibongile Khumalo.Read more

His trombone is silent, but the music lives on

Unisa bids a sad farewell to Oscar-nominated trombonist and honorary doctorate recipient, Jonas Gwangwa, who contributed immensely to the country’s music industry.Read more

CLAW students fly Unisa flag high at prestigious competition

Two Unisa College of Law students are runners-up in this year’s Law Reform Commission Legal Essay Writing Competition. The positions are highly contested because of the high quality of the essays submitted for the competition. The two students have represented CLAW well and are flying the Unisa flag for all to see.Read more

Vice-Chancellor bids farewell to Unisa students

It was the end of an era as Professor Makhanya officiated at his last Academic Closing Ceremony.Read more

Extraordinary journeys celebrated

In this year’s final issue of YOUNISA our students and alumni share their tales of perseverance and success.Read more

Bucking the trend

Watch an informative and entertaining video highlighting Unisa’s remarkable achievements in a year unlike any other.Read more

Visionary singer sees disability as a tool for self-reinvention

Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate of philosophy on Steve Kekana in recognition of his immense contribution to music and his crusade challenging the narrative wrongly associated with being visually impaired. Read more