Alumni

Alumnus recognised for distinguished research

Prof Kaitano Dube, a groundbreaking researcher in the field of ecotourism, recently received the Unisa Principal's Award for Distinguished Alumni in Research. Read more

Unisa Cape Town alumni support Elswood Secondary School

A visit to the school served to introduce learners to the opportunities offered by the university, to express alumni support and encouragement for the upcoming matriculation examinations, and to serve as motivation for the learners to invest in their future. Read more

Advocating for social change through access to education

From humble beginnings in Otjiwarongo, Namibia, to his current role as the Unisa Alumni Chairperson and Director of Academic Development and Support at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Dr Colen Tuaundu's journey is a testament to resilience, perseverance and education transformation. He is a trailblazer who navigates the realms of education and leadership. Read more

Unisa Radio volunteer wins prestigious community journalism award

In recognition of her outstanding contributions towards giving a voice to underrepresented individuals, Unisa alumna Lerato Makena has taken top honours in the Community Journalist of the Year category at the prestigious National Press Club/North-West University Journalist of the Year competition. Read more

Unisa alumnus and insourcing champion continues to inspire while soaring to new heights

Hailed as a champion of social justice, workers' rights and insourcing, Unisa alumnus Ntanto Sindane is known for his unwavering commitment to social justice, challenging the status quo and paving the way for vulnerable workers to be insourced in various organisations and higher education institutions. Read more

Unisa Shop launches online store

The Unisa Shop, established in 2009 as the official seller of Unisa branded merchandise, has now gone online, enabling accessibility and reach. The shop's impact goes beyond commercial gains. In 2023, the shop allocated R1 million towards student bursaries. Read more

Alumnus flies the Unisa flag high in Russia

Demonstrating his acumen in financial security, among other areas, Thokozani Prince Simelane, together with six team members and three coordinators, represented South Africa at the Third International Olympiad on Financial Security in Sochi, Russia. Read more

Unisa Alumni Relations strengthened bonds in 2023

From local community projects to global outreach, the Unisa Alumni Relations Office's activities in 2023 exemplify the power of alumni networks in creating positive change. Read more

Unisa honours history makers

The university recently recognised the sacrifices and leadership of its alumni and remarkable individuals who shaped the country's history in their advocacy for freedom and inclusion at the Chancellor's Calabash Awards, held at the Sandton Convention Centre. Read more