You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to UNISA (the University of South Africa) below. We’ve got instructions to help you apply to UNISA directly and if you want to apply to Unisa courses and study through a TVET. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Ready, steady, let’s go.
University of South Africa (UNISA) Application Breakdown
Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. Applications for undergraduates close at the end of September and postgraduate applications close on 13 November.
Apply to Unisa using the online application
Things to note before applying online to Unisa:
- You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
- South African applicants will need an ID number. Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
- Once you have received your student number from Unisa, you will need to pay the application fee.
- Make sure your documents are scanned according to the guidelines.
How to Apply Online
Unisa has an online application portal which leads to different online application processes, depending on your level of study.