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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

Tax researcher taking full advantage of grants

Sharon Smulders, an NRF-rated scholar and professor, says that her research makes a difference for SMMEs by ensuring that starting and running a small business is as easy and as simple as possible so that job creation in SA can thrive Read more

Exceptional - without exception

Unisa and the College of Accounting Sciences celebrate Prof Mbalenhle Zulu, a SAICA Top-35-under-35 2020 finalist. The competition recognises young chartered accountants who are not just achieving extraordinary results in their professional capacity, but also have a significant impact on society. Read more

Unisa pilots proctoring tools for 2nd online exam

With an anticipated 1,7 million exams to be submitted and marked online, the university will be using tech services to authenticate and invigilate certain of the exit modules. This was announced at the opening of the 2020 Teaching and Learning Festival today. Read more

Lunch and learn

The College of Accounting Sciences held a virtual brown-bag meeting in September, which took the form of an information session on the IBFD Tax Research Platform. Read more

Why I changed my career

"After years of contemplating expanding my horizons, I did thorough research and decided on switching from being a radiographer to becoming a chartered accountant," says Keba Ramushwana of the College of Accounting Sciences. Read more

When women thrive

Embarking on a PhD offered me precisely the opportunity that I needed, says Dr Roshelle Ramfol, the first black female staff member at Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences to receive a doctorate.
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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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Getting your research message across

The COVID-19 national lockdown has demonstrated the tremendous need of citizens for reliable, credible information. Platforms such as The Conversation are crucial in translating the results of research into something that is understandable and accessible. Read more

CAS gives Unisa students full academic support

68 students received BANKSETA Lesedi Bursaries to help them while they complete their Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) in Unisa's College of Accounting Sciences (CAS). Read more