You can buy your books from one of the booksellers on the Unisa official booksellers list. It takes some pressure off from finding a book. You can access the Unisa official booksellers list to make sure that you order and buy the right books.
Unisa has a booksellers list where you can buy your books. Have a look at the list before you buy your books. All books need to be purchased by students.
Please note Unisa has cannot control the prices of the books. Booksellers have different prices for Unisa books. You can ask for a quotation for each of them.
When ordering your textbooks, include the ISBN code, the title of the book, and edition. It will help you to order the right books.
View the Unisa official booksellers list below.
|Adams Booksellers (PTY) LTD||www.adamsuniversitybooks.co.za|
|LJ Armstrong Booksellers (PTY) LTD||www.armstrongs.co.za|
|Loot Online (PTY) LTD||www.loot.co.za|
|Pro Visions Books||www.provisions.co.za|
|Van Schaik Bookstores||www.vanschaik.com|
|Way Forward Logistical Solutions||www.wayforwardbooks.co.za|
Unisa official booksellers list information is on the Unisa website. You can visit all of the websites to compare different prices.
Friendly booksellers do not appear on their Unisa list, but they sell Unisa books. As a student, you need to know the following when buying a book from them. These things include:
You must always confirm this with a bookseller to make sure you buy the correct book.
On SA Booksellers Association website, you will find a list of booksellers in South Africa. These include the official bookseller list by Unisa. We have mentioned 3 friendly booksellers for you to have a look at.
This website sells anything, from books, notes, to stationary. Gumtree is one of the best ways to find your books.
Most of the books sold on Gumtree is second-hand. When buying from Gumtree, make sure that you know the book is new or second-hand.
Make sure about the ISBN code, author, and edition of the book. Some sellers advertise their books without author’s name and some without a picture of the book. It is always best to ask the seller about the information on the book before buying it.
Most people are on Facebook, especially Unisa students. Facebook becomes another place where students can buy and sell books from another. It is also a place where you can start study groups and discuss topics in a module.
While you are chatting with your friends on Facebook, you can also find your books there. Visit these pages to get you started:
Juta was established in 1853. According to Juta, they are South Africa’s leading law and academic publishers.
They have options to buy a printed book or buy the eBook to download. They also display the ISBN code, author, title, and year the book was published.
Visit Juta website to find out more about their books.
This bookshop also sells Unisa books. They have a section for Unisa books, under the category Academic/University. Most of the Unisa books they sell are second-hand. You can buy your books on their website or at the shop. Have a look at the map below to find the closest bookstore to you.
Go to Protea Bookshop website to find your books now.
Each of their booksellers sells their books at different prices. Unisa is not responsible for the prices of books.
Unisa students need to buy their own books. Always look at different prices before buying your book.
It will give you an idea of prices for the same book.
(Study unit code)
|General Principles of Commercial Law
|Labour Law RULES!
|Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business
|Managing training and development
|Van Schaik Bookstore||R580.50; ebook R546||R398.50||R926.95||eBook R560.95|
|Sherwood Books||R520||Not available||R708||R504|
|Protea Bookshop||New R574.50; Second-hand – R460||R394.50||New R809.50; Second-hand R648||R513.50|
Please notes that these prices will change based on the bookseller. Read more about Armstrongs Booksellers and find out how you can sell your old books to them.
Written by: Olivia Pika
Last updated: 23 April 2018