How to Apply Unisa online

How to Apply Unisa online

How to Apply Unisa online

Everybody wanting to begin a new qualification must apply for admission.

When should I apply Online?

The University of South Africa applications for admission to its undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees) Kindly click here for an update on the application opening date

As an applicant, what do I need to know before I apply?

Applicants need to check that they qualify for admission and that they have the necessary documents ready to upload during the application process.

And should make sure:

  • that I meet the statutory and college admission requirements for my qualification(s) of choice.
  • that I meet the minimum academic points score (APS) for my qualification(s) of choice.
  • that I have a valid e-mail address and cellphone number, and I accept that Unisa will communicate with me during the application process using this e-mail address and cellphone number. Please ensure that you provide only one e-mail address and one cellphone number during the application process.
    *  If you do not have an e-mail address, you may create a free e-mail address via Gmail before you start the application process.
    ** Remember to save your e-mail address and password.
    ** It is very important that you check your e-mails regularly for communication from Unisa about your application.

Documents needed for Applying

All applicants beginning a new qualification must upload all the needed documents, which generally consists of the listed below:

  • Copy of your school qualifications (eg Senior Certificate, National Senior Certificate)
  • Copy of your official tertiary academic record(s) (if applicable) (internet copies will not be accepted)
  • Copy of your ID document (RSA students) or ID/passport (international students)
  • Copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable) or divorce decree (if applicable)
  • Sworn translations of documents if they are not in English or Afrikaans
  • Kindly scanned all the listed above documents and Follow the instructions carefully when completing the online application process. Only upload the required documents as individual files and not a complete set of documents as one file. Please ensure that the documents and images you upload are clear.
    • Files may not be larger than 2MB (2048KB) each.
    • Only black and white documents may be submitted.
    • Only the following file types are allowed: PDF (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format file), DOC (Word document file) or TIF (image file)

Important notice

*  Kindly note that, Unisa urge all students who previously applied prior to 2016 to upload all the required documents. Failure to do so may result in a delay in processing your application.

** Some qualifications may require additional documents. Unisa reserves the right to request original documents and/to verify the correctness of submitted documents at any time. Submitting fraudulent documents is an offence in terms of the Student Disciplinary Code.

Applicants can apply here 

For more info visit the school website