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Young graduate equipped with the skills to make a real difference

A 21-year-old teaching graduate from Ga Nkwana village is inspired to shape the paths of learners from poor backgrounds and to use the time she has now mindfully by studying beyond a bachelor’s degree. Read more

Book discussion underscores the importance of World Book and Copyright Day

Unisa Library & Information Services hosted a book discussion with acclaimed author, journalist and long-time activist, Zubeida Jaffer, on 22 April. Read more

Psychology graduate soars above challenges

A tenacious student who survived ordeals that could have derailed her academic journey has bagged another degree and is one step further towards being an independent clinical psychologist. Read more

Meet Professor Kerstin Jordaan – A whiz with numbers

As a B3 NRF-rated academic, Professor Kerstin Jordaan is one of only three B-rated female mathematicians in South Africa. She is also only the fifth female in her field to have been rated in this category since the inception of the NRF ratings in 1984. Read more

Young scholar set to fly the Unisa flag high on international platform

The young and talented Mutondi Mulaudzi has been selected as one of 15 candidates globally to participate in the International Court of Justice Judicial Fellowship Programme. Read more

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

From a cleaner to an LLB graduate

Starting as a cleaner and ultimately graduating with an LLB degree from Unisa, Lavhelasi Ramudingane shares the story of how he rewrote his life. Read more

Innovator in the service of humanity earns a training opportunity in Switzerland

Mbuso Ngcongo, a Bachelor of Science in Computing student, is one of the winning innovators earmarked to attend a training programme in Switzerland, in September of this year. Read more

“I chose Unisa because it’s the best online university in Africa”

Ugandan student, Dr Christopher Muganga recently graduated with a PhD in Management Studies at Unisa. In this feature article, he shares how Unisa has been instrumental in his academic journey. Read more