College of Law

Unisa alumnus and insourcing champion continues to inspire while soaring to new heights

Hailed as a champion of social justice, workers' rights and insourcing, Unisa alumnus Ntanto Sindane is known for his unwavering commitment to social justice, challenging the status quo and paving the way for vulnerable workers to be insourced in various organisations and higher education institutions. Read more

College of Law unpacks high-profile inmates in South Africa in riveting webinar

The College of Law's Department of Corrections Management recently held a webinar titled "High-profile inmates in South Africa". The webinar explored the definition and significance of high-profile inmates, their impact on organisations and the role of influential figures in shaping prison conditions. Read more

Unisa alumnus shaping futures in the service of humanity

Growing up under poverty-stricken conditions in an overcrowded two-room shack in the rural village of Libotlwane, Makapanstad, without electricity, Unisa alumnus Kgaugelo Baloyi rose above adversity to open his law firm. Today, like a faithful steward of Unisa values, he spearheads an initiative that provides Unisa graduates with work opportunities. Read more

"Unisa has an excellent support structure"

Zane Oswald Cleophas is one of the successful students who went through the College of Law's Recognition of Prior Learning process. Cleophas enrolled at Unisa through RPL with military qualifications and several short courses; today, he holds a master's degree and is pursuing a PhD. Read more

The 3rd Annual Unisa-APGroN Conference was a resounding success

Unisa's College of Law partnered with the Afrikan Peer Growth Network to deliver this year's iteration of the international conference, which focuses on Africa's development and transformation. Learners from Botebo-Tsebo Secondary in Sebokeng were also invited to attend - most aspired to become lawyers. Read more

Never too young to lead — Gauteng MEC graduates at Unisa

Lebogang Maile, a member of the younger generation of liberation activists who cut their political teeth at a critical moment in South Africa’s history, will graduate at Unisa with an LLB on 31 October. Read more

Tshokollo ya Setšhabeng: Reintegration of ex-offenders in society

Unisa's College of Law recently launched its community engagement scholarship project, Tshokollo ya Setšhabeng. The project aims to establish strong relationships with communities and eliminate the stigmatisation of offenders through restorative community service while also focusing on enhancing offender employability and skills development. Read more

Former student leader eager to make an impact in the law sphere

Joining the #CircleofExcellence during the #UnisaSpringGraduations season, Shatadi Phoshoko, former National Student Representative Council's Secretary-General, lauds the university as a great and flexible open distance and e-learning institution and encourages its students to do extra-curricular activities and acquire additional skills that can pave the way for a successful career. Read more

"I am happy to be associated with this great university" - Chief Justice Zondo

During a thrilling #UnisaSpringGraduations ceremony, the university conferred a Doctor of Laws (LLD) (Honoris Causa) on South African Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo, recognising his unwavering commitment to justice. Accepting the honourary doctorate, Zondo said: “I am happy to be associated with this great university.” Read more

Unisa to host prestigious law conference

In collaboration with the South African Bar Association, Unisa will host the annual African Bar Association Conference from 6 to 10 August 2023 under the theme: Building the Legal Profession in Africa Under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. Read more