Alumni

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

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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World-renowned expert on business transformation becomes fellow of World Academy

Unisa alumnus Prof Colin Coulson-Thomas, President of the Institute of Management Services (IMS), has become a fellow of the World Academy of Productivity Science. Read more

Unisa hands over San community knowledge centre

This event was the culmination of five years of commitment by the Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa as part of engaged research involving the !Xun and Kwe people of Platfontein. Read more

Mbombela Alumni Chapter welcomes new convenor

The Mbombela Alumni Chapter Election Dinner was held on 13 April 2019 at the Mercure Hotel, Mbombela. Njabulo Mhlongo was elected convenor by alumni who attended the event. Read more

Soliciting support for Unisa and its students

"The role of business is in helping to finance education, build human capacity, and to extend on where government cannot reach because of the various demands placed on it." - Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki Read more

Thanks, NSFAS!

Isaac Mpho Mothiba is a proud Unisa alumnus - thanks to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, his loving grandmother and a supportive lecturer. Read more

Sterling Unisans shine at national honours

Professor Malik Maaza, incumbent of the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, and Yvonne ‘Chaka Chaka’ Mhinga, Unisa alumna, were awarded the Order of Mapungubwe in Silver and the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver respectively by President Cyril Ramaphosa at an award ceremony on 25 April 2019 at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse. Read more

Mad like me

During several psychiatric rotations for her nursing training, Merryl Hammond never imagined she would one day become a mental patient herself. However, bipolar disorder (formerly called manic depression) struck in 2008 at age 51. Read more

A legal eagle takes wing

"There will always be challenges along the way, you will tremble on some, trip and fall on others, and jump over many, but never lose sight of your goals." Sage advice from the Chairperson of the Unisa Tshwane RSRC, Tokologo Monene, who passed the final year of her LLB with a distinction after being granted an FI concession by the university. Read more