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Onsite graduations return as Unisa students capture special memories

Unisa is hosting special spring graduation ceremonies to honour the hard work and dedication of its students, and allow them to capture important memories.Read more

African warrior honoured

It was a 90th birthday to remember for the brave anti-colonial and anti-racism activist, Dr Motsoko Pheko, when Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate in law on him at a special graduation ceremony.Read more

King of Mbhaqanga celebrated at another level

It was a night filled with joy, praise, and commemoration as Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate in philosophy on remaining Soul Brother 'Black Moses' Ngwenya.Read more

He fought for the rights of marginalised miners

Unisa conferred an honorary doctorate of philosophy posthumously on Elijah Barayi as a way to honour his memory and his immense contribution to an equitable South Africa. Read more

KZN graduates celebrate in style with a photoshoot

It was a joyful – and memorable – moment when new graduates recently gathered at Durban Park to mark their joint milestone in style.Read more

Proud Unisa graduate beats the Covid-19 blues in style

A Unisa student hosted her own graduation ceremony at home and shared it online to mark an important milestone during the Covid-19 crisis.Read more

Unisa produces its first PhD graduate in Setswana

Unisa has produced its first PhD graduate in Setswana. Dr Justice Kobue Legodi encourages others to pursue their research through their indigenous languages, as it enriches their culture and language, amongst others.Read more

Unisa gives hope to students with disabilities

“There is nothing impossible in this world. You need to have dreams and you need to be willing to work hard to achieve those dreams,” said Getachew Geno Alala, who recently obtained a PhD in Education.Read more

From security guard to academic archivist – how Unisa shaped my life

Lwazi Mestile recounts his Unisa journey which started during night shift at a scrap metal factory, and ended in a senior academic position.Read more