Mobilising Unisa Alumni - March 2018

Vice-Chancellor's Annual Review 2017

At the end of 2017 this higher education sector in South Africa was set a new - and laudable - challenge: providing free education to poor and working class students. For Unisa, 2017 as once again a year of leading change, with the result that the university is ready and willing to manage the aforementioned challenge, and new ones that will undoubtedly arise, in the best interests of all concerned.

It once again gives me great pleasure to share with you, in the form of a short and entertaining video, Unisa's main achievements in 2017. It was a year in which the university led change in providing a skilled workforce, conducting true African research and serving its many communities in novel ways.

I trust that you will enjoy this brief overview, and thank you for your ongoing support of this great institution.

Start the year with a great read

In addition to reporting on the impressive strides made by the university’s Chance 2 Advance programme, this issue of YOUNISA brings you research on topics as diverse as soap that changes lives, the truth about adrenalin junkies, and the solutions hidden in ancient texts. Read more

It’s time to complete Unisa’s reinvention

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the academic year, the VC said that 2018 must be a year of vigorous and uncompromising implementation of the university’s transformation plans and policies. Read more

TAX Guide 2018/2019: compiled by the Department of Financial Intelligence from the College of Accounting Sciences. Read more.

Alumni on the move

Unisan is country's No 1 Honouring a legal giant where he began his legal studies
The university is proud to congratulate alumnus Cyril Ramaphosa on becoming the fifth President of South Africa. Read more. The SALRC Legal Essay Writing Competition will this year venerate one of Unisa's most distinguished alumni, the late Chief Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa. Read more.


16 Mar 2018 The Alumni Ekurhuleni Breakfast
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