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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

Have you taken up the challenge?

The Virtual Race in aid of laptops for students is gathering momentum. Unisans Lynette van Niekerk and Busisiwe Mahlangu show how they are on fire to keep defining tomorrow. Isn’t it time for you to join? 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

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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Behind the scenes at one of SA's largest online exams

On 12 June 2020, Unisa reached yet another milestone in meeting the challenge of Covid-19 when close on 27 000 students in the College of Law successfully sat for an online examination. Read more

Unisa legal eagle serves SA

Professor Mpfariseni Budeli-Nemakonde is one of only three law academics appointed by the President to the South African Law Reform Commission. Read more

Alumna heading Unisa's second-biggest region

Newly appointed Regional Director Philisiwe Joyce Myeza assumed her position in February 2020 from UKZN, where she was director of libraries and special collections. Read more