Alumni

Unisa alumni encouraged to be ambassadors of the university

Approximately 100 alumni were excited to re-ignite Mbombela chapter activities and strengthen the alumni network. Like many of the alumni chapters of Unisa, the Mbombela Chapter had to postpone most of their projects and activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Leadership and determination characterise alumni convenor’s Unisa journey

Can-do grandma Dorah Queen Sekhosana, aka Queen, Convenor of the Unisa Pretoria Alumni Chapter and MBA candidate, shares her inspirational journey and her vision for the chapter going forward. Read more

Unisa’s Pretoria Alumni Chapter treated to chai tea

On the morning of 19 March 2022, members of Unisa’s Pretoria Alumni Chapter gathered on the Unisa main campus for breakfast. It was their first meeting after two years of COVID-19. Read more

Sisipho Mayo’s NPO bridges the gap to opportunities

When she founded the Tozama Foundation in 2020 after her mother’s passing, little did Sisipho Mayo know that she was going to add value to her mother’s legacy of being loving, warm-hearted and a giver to communities. Read more

Unisa Convocation looks back on the year that was

Highlights and challenges experienced during 2021 were discussed at the recent Annual General Meeting of the Unisa Convocation. Read more

Calabash Awards: A night of celebrating contributions to humanity

Unisa’s Chancellor, former SA President Dr Thabo Mbeki, continued a long-standing tradition by honouring four highly esteemed South Africans at the annual Calabash Awards Read more

Award-winning artist and animator now a proud Unisa alumnus

Diek Grobler recently received a PhD in Art at Unisa, with a dissertation entitled "Narrative strategies in the creation of animated poetry-films". Prof Gerrie Snyman takes a look at his extraordinary career and achievements. Read more

Unisa is open to partnerships

Speaking at Unisa's recent engagement with captains of industry, Dr Phasoane Mokgobu said that stakeholders needed to come together to change the depressing picture of the country and continent. Read more

Pushing studies against Covid-19 odds

Unisa alumna, Mutshidziwa Buthelezi shares how she and her family survived Covid-19 and how she kept her head above water academically during the pandemic. Read more