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Read the latest issue of YOUNISA, the newsletter for Unisa students, alumni and friends. Read more

Unisa alumnus captures the essence of Makhanya

The highly talented Jaco van Schalkwyk created the official portrait of Prof Mandla Makhanya, former Unisa Principal and Vice-Chancellor, which was presented to him on the occasion of his retirement. Read more

Unisa alumna a haircare entrepreneur second to none

Following years of extensive research with natural ingredients, master's graduate Thokozile Mangwiro established a truly South African haircare brand. Read more

Unisa Convocation elects Council representative

Alumnus Mothupi Modiba clinched the vote by an overwhelming majority at the meeting held on Saturday. Addressing convocants, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Mandla Makhanya emphasised that work is being done to ensure the university’s sustainability and relevance. “Moving fully online is being attended to as the institutional priority,” he affirmed. Read more

Unisa says farewell to exceptional alumnus

Outgoing Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu, who graduated with a BCompt Honours from Unisa in 1997, embodied the values of integrity, selflessness, humility, and hard work. He steadfastly believed in the South African constitution. Read more Read more

Examining SA's readiness for the next crisis

Members of the Unisa Polokwane Alumni Chapter were recently addressed by business coach and futurist, Ashley Rasebotsa, who said that everyone was talking about going back to the old normal—but they seem to have forgotten that the normal they knew was not normal at all. Read more

Covid-19 stories

The Covid-19 pandemic crept into all our lives unexpectedly, early this year. Leaving a trail of destruction in its wake, many are reeling from the undesired effects of the pandemic which have driven every human being away from life as we know it. Read more

Unisa alumni share their journeys: Nonsikelelo Dubazana

Thirty-year-old Nonsikelelo Dubazana grew up in a place called Zwelisha, which is situated in Verulam, north of Durban. She is the third-born of five siblings. Her father passed away in 2005 and she currently lives with her mother, sister and brother. She attended Riverview Primary School and Palmview Secondary School. Read more

She's levelling (up) the playing fields

Unisa's Bojane Segooa is a Brand South Africa Play your Part Ambassador for empowering the youth and taking digital education to the next level through LevelsApp, an information portal that assists potential students to apply to universities by giving information about available courses and fees based on their subjects, results and location.
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