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Colourful spring graduation ceremonies in Durban

Graduation ceremonies held in the Durban Exhibition Centre from 15 to 17 October 2019 were colourful in many ways, with doctoral candidates, student leaders, and staff graduating, and some students entertaining the audience with Zulu-dancing on stage.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

Women students laud Unisa’s safety initiative

The university distributed the first of its self-defence kits at the Sunnyside Campus, and the response from women students has been positive.Read more

Top cop lauds Unisa’s RPL programme

Jerry Maphanga, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, shares how he completed both the BTech Policing and BTech Forensic Investigation degrees through Unisa’s recognition of prior learning programme.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

At 91, inquisitive Conradie has become the oldest man to obtain a doctorate at Unisa

Don't take everything at face value; you have to question things, said 91-year-old Andries Conradie, who has become the oldest man to obtain his doctorate at Unisa.Read more

What makes a true leader?

A member of Unisa's Regional Student Representative Council reflects on the qualities that set a true leader apart from those who are merely in leadership positions.Read more

Unisa law student named top essayist

Gilbert Phindile Kato was recently announced as the winner of the LLM category at the Annual Legal Essay Writing Competition Awards ceremony.Read more