Alumni

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

The different narrative of men and emotions

During the last alumni chapter event of the year, men from the Pretoria Chapter gathered to learn more about the emotional competence of men. The event took place on 22 November 2019 and had a significant impact on those present. Read more

View YOUR university's 2019 achievements

The university has once again made major strides during the course of 2019, and it is indeed a pleasure to share these with you. Read more

Mauritius Convenor donates books to Unisa

Zeenat Fugurally, Convenor of the Mauritius Chapter and author of the Learn English series of textbooks, donated over 3 500 textbooks to Unisa during a recent visit by Unisa's Dr Phasoane Mokgobu, Vice-Principal: Institutional Development, and the Alumni office in Mauritius. Read more