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Greener pastures beckon as former gardener graduates

Years of hard work, perseverance and a helping hand from former employers who recognised his potential saw former gardener Patrick Malesu graduating with a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Unisa during June.Read more

YOUNISA interrogates higher education's democracy role

Democracy includes having equal access to quality education and opportunity. The latest issue of YOUNISA takes a look at a number of important links between democracy and universities.Read more

SA star Percy Tau obtains BCom degree

Bafana Bafana star forward, Percy Tau, recently joined an elite club by obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Unisa.Read more

ARCSWiD breaks down barriers

To promote full participation in Unisa’s student leadership structures, the Advocacy and Resource Centre for Students with Disabilities presented a series of leadership training sessions at regional forums for students with disabilities.Read more

Ugu Deputy Mayor Mthiyane now a proud Unisan

Citing the achievement as one of her life’s biggest milestones, the Deputy Mayor of the Ugu District Municipality, Councillor Phumlile Happiness Mthiyane, recently graduated at Unisa during a ceremony held in Durban.Read more

Student campaigns raise health and wellbeing awareness

A recent series of campaigns addressed student vulnerability, which is on the increase due to financial instability and mounting environmental pressures.Read more

Research must 'speak to the people,' says Unisa PhD student

PhD student Charmaine Tshangana recently did Unisa proud when she emerged as runner-up at the highly contested national FameLab finals.Read more

Enterprising Unisa students hope to slash textbook prices

Unisa student entrepreneurs joined forces to establish BartersConner, believed to be the world’s first textbook bartering exchange. Read more

New crop of YALI graduates ready to take on the world

Following a great deal of hard work during four weeks of intensive training, 37 hand-picked young women from 22 countries across Africa received certificates presented by the Women in African Power (WiAP) programme on 17 April 2019 at Unisa. Read more