Lessons Learned During the 2020 UNISA Application Period

From 20 August to 27 September, the 2020 UNISA application window was open for under- and postgraduate qualifications. This provided students all over the country and abroad the chance to apply and study for a UNISA qualification in 2020.  Now that the 2020 UNISA application window has closed, it’s time to reflect on the positives …

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Unisa students to receive 30GB data ahead of May/June 2020 exams

Unisa students to receive 30GB data ahead of May/June 2020 Exams

The University of South Africa (Unisa) and MTN, one of the largest mobile telecommunications networks in Africa, has teamed up with each other to give students a major boost for the upcoming May/June 2020 exams. During the Unisa May/June 2020 examination period, all currently registered Unisa students will receive 30GB worth of data per month …

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UNISA May/June 2020 Exam Solution

UNISA Solution to May/June 2020 Exam Quandary

The University of South Africa (UNISA) released a statement on 16 April 2020 regarding decisions the university is implementing towards the May/June 2020 exams. Many tertiary institutions were caught off-guard by the sudden appearance of the COVID-19 virus. This has put many in an awkward position to alter their plans towards their curriculum – especially …

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UNISA Semester 1 Registration Aftermath

UNISA Semester 1 Registration Aftermath

The UNISA Semester 1 registration window has, after multiple extensions, finally closed for undergraduate, postgraduate, and honours students registering for the semester and year modules. The original closing date for semester 1 registration on 24 January. However, the registration window was extended 3 times due to a number of factors, namely: The recent striking action …

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UNISA Exam Papers Leaked

UNISA Exam Papers Leaked – Again!

The University of South Africa (UNISA) issued a statement on Monday, 18 November regarding the leaking of exam papers for the October/November 2019 exams. Martin Ramotshela, UNISA spokesperson, issued regret on the university’s behalf over the incident. The university is working alongside the authorities on capturing the individual(s) responsible. . He stated that over 17 …

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Alternative Bursaries and Scholarship options available in November and December 2019

Alternative Bursaries and Scholarships – November/December 2019

Not everyone can afford to go study after leaving school – that’s unfortunately how life goes sometimes. However, students who can’t pay for their tertiary studies can still go the route applying for a bursary, scholarship, or student loan. The main bursary option for students in South Africa is the NSFAS bursary. While it may …

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UNISA 2020 Qualification Changes

Proposed UNISA 2020 Qualification Changes

The Unversity of South Africa (UNISA) issued a statement on October 11 regarding changes the university is making to its 2020 qualification programme.  During the recent UNISA application window for the 2020 academic year, many students were bemoaning the fact that they were not able to apply for certain qualifications.  This was especially apparent when …

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