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Unisa Registration Deadline Extended

The University of South Africa (Unisa) has extended its registration deadline for undergraduate programmes to Thursday, January 31, 2019.


This will allow the institution to continue making offers, based on the availability of space, to thousands of student hopefuls.

While the process has frustrated many students, the university said it was doing all it could to ensure that those who had applied were offered places.

“We are now processing all those [new] applications, and we have now extended the deadline to Thursday the 31st. What is going to happen between now and then is that offers will be made to students within the context of the space available,” Unisa spokesperson Martin Ramotshela said. 

Ramotshela said the university initially targeted 380 000 enrolments for the 2019 academic plan, but received more than 500 000 applications. 

“We will make offers as we process them (the applications). In fact, we are very close to the number. We make offers as we process the applications and when we reach the target, we close. No one is on a waiting list, you are just an applicant,” he said. 

Ramotshela urged students to register as soon as possible and not to wait for the deadline.

He added that the academic programme for the year, including the submission of assignments and examinations, remained unchanged.

More useful links about Unisa

How to Register and Apply at UNISA

List of Courses Offered by UNISA

How to Pass UNISA Examinations

Download Unisa Prospectus

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How to Get a Degree at UNISA Studying from Home

How To Pass UNISA Supplementary Examinations

Plan Your UNISA Studies: 7 Tips to Consider

UNISA Council Bursary for 2018

How to Make Quick Revision Before Going to Write Exams

What is an Online Degree

How to Manage Study Stress

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Source: News24

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Download Unisa Prospectus

Download Unisa Prospectus

 

If you’re new to Unisa, welcome. We hope that your
journey with us will be both exciting and rewarding.
To our returning students, welcome back. You already
know what you’re in for. What you may not know is
that Unisa is changing. We’ve implemented a whole lot
of new processes, procedures and features, all designed
to make your distance learning experience better.

 

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How to Register and Apply at UNISA

List of Courses Offered by UNISA

How to Pass UNISA Examinations

 

This brochure has all the tips and information you need to
succeed at distance learning and, specifically, at Unisa.
Think of it as a survival kit, complete with map, instructions,
advice and a list of tools. Just follow the map, read the
instructions, take the advice and use the tools.
If you’re self-motivated, if you have independent study skills,
if you have the “right stuff”, so to speak, you should do fne.
The Unisa system is designed to help you. Follow that
system, adapt it to suit you and pretty soon you’ll be flying.

 

Download the Prospectus here

 

Learn more about Unisa

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How to Register and Apply at UNISA

List of Courses Offered by UNISA

How to Pass UNISA Examinations

Get More details at: http://www.aftermatric.co.za/unisa-to-open-on-weekends-for-registrations/#ixzz5dJVu2ILK

 

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UNISA to Open on Weekends for Registrations

UNISA to Open on Weekends for Registrations

 

Unisa’s Durban campus has reached an agreement to open their registration offices during weekends until the deadline on 25th January.

 

This comes after the institution admitted to struggling to deal with the long queues outside their campus due to new and returning students waiting to register.

 

You may also like to read 

How to Register and Apply at UNISA

List of Courses Offered by UNISA

How to Pass UNISA Examinations

 

“This past weekend we had reached an agreement to open our registration offices on weekends as the deadline for registration is on 25 January,” said Unisa spokesperson Martin Ramotshela to IOL News.

Unisa employees were only able to deal with 1000 students a day, but more than 3 000 student were in the queues. The long queues had been winding around the campus, while some potential students resorted to camping overnight to ensure they were attended to the next day.

“We are also concerned about the vulnerability of these students, because we do not want a repeat of last years incidents where people were robbed, one women was raped, and another went missing,” noted member of the SRC, Nkanyiso Zwide.

Ramotshela advised students to register online rather than queue outside the institution, adding that only those who needed assistance to navigate around the courses they were choosing and had no internet access should be in the queue.

“Only if a student needs a warm body to help them with registration or needs to talk to career advises should they be in the queue,” added Ramotshela.

 

[Source – IOL News]

 

You may also like to read 

How to Register and Apply at UNISA

List of Courses Offered by UNISA

How to Pass UNISA Examinations

 

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How to Get a Degree at UNISA Studying from Home

How to Get a Degree at UNISA Studying from Home

 

Unisa is a great way to obtain any form of qualification to improve your job opportunity and worth to a company. It doesn’t hinder your lifestyle too much and is easy on the pocket compared to other universities and institutions. Expanding your education is never a bad idea. Do some research and find a course that suits you. You’re never too old and it’s never too late to study.

I’m sure most of you have heard about the University of South Africa, more commonly known as Unisa. Unisa has grown in popularity over the past couple of years and has become the top choice for the working class. They offer internationally recognised degrees, diplomas and certificates. All of which are offered as distance learning courses.
Who is Unisa?

Unisa is a distance learning institution. They have campuses and examination centres situated across South Africa, Africa and some examination centres in major cities across the globe. They offer a variety of courses. These courses are generally more theoretical and don’t have a practical aspect to it. Which means that some science and human life science courses would not be offered. A very popular practical course that they do offer is education. Click here to view their faculties and courses that they offer.
Why pick Unisa?

Unisa is perfect for any person who wants to work while studying and for those who can’t afford the high cost of studying full time at a university of private institution. You can work from the comfort of your home and in your own time. You can choose to study full time or part time. If you choose part time, you will be given a certain number of years to complete your degree. The amount of time you get depends on the length of the course that you choose. Go to University of South Africa Website.

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How To Pass UNISA Supplementary Examinations

How To Pass UNISA Supplementary Examinations

 

Here are a few helpful tips from students studying with us and from around the web!

 

1. Study everything; do not stick to past papers

This provides you with valuable knowledge of the course and you wouldn’t get thrown off with a new style of question during the exams. Set out a realistic timetable for your study. Write down your exam dates, and then organize your study time accordingly. Allocate more time to courses you find more difficult. Cramming your text doesn’t help.

 

2. Use mind maps as a method of making notes

A Mind Map is visual map of your ideas, laid out according to importance and centered on a central thought. Take the central subject and then organize your notes around this point.

3. Self-attempt exam papers

Attempt exam papers by yourself first and then meet together in your study group to discuss your answers. Study groups work well only if you are prepared to put in the effort.

4. Create an exam atmosphere

Write answers as if you were literally in the exam room – time yourself using standard exam times. Be sure to complete the past paper under exam conditions as this will give you a perfect idea of how ready you are for the exam.

5. For Multiple choice exams

Use the process of elimination to arrive at the correct answer. Try to anticipate the correct response before you are distracted by seeing the options that your instructor has provided. If you see the response that you anticipated, circle it and then check to be sure that none of the other responses is better. Eliminate the options you know for sure are wrong and select the best option that answers the question.

 

Source: SaStudy

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