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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

Amplifying student voices through SRC elections

As Unisa prepares to hold SRC elections, Dr Olwethu Sipuka, Dean of Students, sees student leaders as partners in service delivery improvement at the university.Read more

How pedal power could solve Tshwane’s traffic jams

A calmer, congestion-free CBD is what Unisa BSc student Nkamogeleng Matloga has in mind for the City of Tshwane.Read more

Pertunia sets out to reclaim the land – from waste

Education student Pertunia Ndou’s food waste management innovation found favour at the Tshwane InterUniversity Innovation Challenge in November 2020.Read more

Why Kgalabi’s portable washbasin idea is making a splash

A portable, self-assembled washbasin designed by a Unisa computer science student for the City of Tshwane’s healthcare workers could be just what the doctor ordered.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