College of Law

Correctional Services inmate obtains LLB with 25 distinctions

Unisa is a university rooted in making education accessible to all. Katlego Tlhabatlhaba, an inmate at Mangaung Correctional Centre, recently obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree at Unisa with 25 distinctions on record time. He is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce in Law. Read more

Disciplined student leader lauded for academic success

Siyabonga Lushaba, Chairperson of the Gauteng RSRC, completed his LLB degree within the minimum time while also dealing with extensive leadership duties. Unisans in the university’s Gauteng region recognise his academic achievement as a big milestone not only for his career, but also for future student leaders. Read more

A university that defies barriers to deliver education for the marginalised

In celebration of Unisa's 150th anniversary, esteemed scholars and industry giants share their thoughts on how this august university positively impacts society in South Africa and the globe. Read more

Driven to intensify human rights

The zealous Unisa alumna and Speaker of Council in the City of Ekurhuleni, Councillor Nthabiseng Tshivhenga, says her passion for intensifying social justice and addressing human rights issues around equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities is what inspired her to pursue an LLB degree. Read more

Tshwane Region law students win the Unisa Moot Court Competition

In a competition that seeks to allow law students to put their learning into practice, the Tshwane Region was declared the winner of the Unisa Moot Court Competition. Read more

Historic landmark for Unisa North Eastern Region

Unisa North Eastern Region law students have been lauded for raising the regional flag high at the recent Moot Court competition. For their stellar performance, the group received the Best Memorial Award for their cogent and well-drafted heads of arguments. Read more

Long live Unisa, long live!

Unisa staff and students share their well wishes ahead of the university's 150th anniversary (#Unisa150) official academic opening ceremony on Friday 10 February 2023. Read more

College of Law hosts groundbreaking conference for emerging researchers

CLAW recently held a groundbreaking conference for young and emerging scholars. The flagship event, which is a partnership between Unisa's PCIL and APGRON, provides a platform for students and emerging researchers to grow, be involved in engaged scholarship and act as a facilitator of mentorship and transformation of the knowledge economy. Read more

Unisa Law Clinic in the service of humanity

True to the university's vision of shaping futures in the service of humanity, the Unisa Law Clinic has been playing an impactful role in the ongoing saga of Babalo Ndwayana, the 19-year-old Stellenbosch University student whose belongings were urinated by a fellow student, Theuns du Toit. Read more

Flying high in the sky

Prof Angelo Dube says: “The legacy I would like to leave behind is that a (wo)man can become whatever (s)he wants to be. Second, it is never too late to master the art of the restart. If you put your mind and heart into whatever you want to be, you shall become it.” This feature explores the inspirational life of Dube, an academic, pilot and YouTuber. Read more