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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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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 Announce New Education Qualification for 2020

The College of Education (CoE) from Unisa recently issued a statement on 24 June 2019 that the university has introduced a new qualification for the 2020 academic year: Advanced Diploma Education in Intermediate Phase Mathematics Teaching. Details on the qualification have not been released as yet. More will be known about the course in August …

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UNISA Students Uproar over Exams and NSFAS Allowances

UNISA Students in Uproar over NSFAS Allowances and UNISA Exams   Unisa students have recently been gathering around multiple Unisa campuses, including Sunnyside and the Pietermaritzburg campus, airing their grievances over recent developments regarding the non-payment of NSFAS allowances as well as the decision to bring exams forward due to the IEC General Elections.   …

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Update on Academic Exclusion Rules from Unisa

Academic Exclusion and Re-admission Rules – Unisa Unisa students who perform poorly academically throughout the year face the risk of academic exclusion, resulting in students being unable to study further at the undergraduate level. When it comes to studying via distance learning, it can become an obstacle for most people. It requires patience, motivation, and …

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UNISA and the accessibility of Distance Learning

In the minds of many South Africans, the concept of ‘Distance Learning’ is immediately synonymous with UNISA. UNISA is undoubtedly the most well known distance learning education institute in South Africa. This is because UNISA was the first public college to educate exclusively by means of distance learning. UNISA was the only institute who gave …

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