UNISA Online Application 2025/2026

The management of the University of South Africa, UNISA wishes to inform all applicants that online application into available Qualifications and various programs 2025 is currently ongoing at www.unisa.ac.za.

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How to Apply to UNISA Online Application

The UNISA online application system allows you to apply for admission to study at the University of South Africa (Unisa) from anywhere in the world.

UNISA offers a convenient online application system for prospective students to apply for admission to their various qualifications. The application process is simple and can be completed in a few easy steps.

  1. Go to the UNISA website at https://www.unisa.ac.za/ and click on the “Apply” button.
  2. Choose the qualification you want to apply for from the list of available options. You can browse by faculty, subject area, or keyword.
  3. If you are a new applicant, you will need to create an account by providing your details and contact information.
  4. The application form will ask you for your academic qualifications, work experience, and other relevant information. Be sure to answer all questions accurately and completely.
  5. You must upload scanned copies of your academic transcripts, ID documents, and any other required documents.
  6. The application fee can be paid online using a credit card or debit card.
  7. Once you have completed all of the steps above, you can submit your application. You will receive an email confirmation with your application reference number.


Here are some additional things to keep in mind when applying online:

  • The application deadline for most qualifications is 31 January 2024.
  • You can track the status of your application online by logging into your account.
  • If you have any questions about the online application process, contact the UNISA Helpdesk at https://www.unisa.ac.za/ or call +27 12 429 4111.

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      I passed higher serficate in 2013 for education but now I’m struggle to apply online,there is no education there and l try to download application form,still is stuck is not working.Please l need help

  2. Cassandra Goliath

    I’ve been applying for almost a week now. And while submitting my online application. It says that there is an internal server error. It prevents me from submitting my application.

  3. Busisiwe Zandile Ntombela

    My name is Busisiwe Zandile Ntombela I am a student at UNISA doing higher certificate in education.. the person who helped me last year with my application at Newcastle told me to click on it.. I tryed asking for assistance in terms of changing by sending emails asking for a change of my choice but I failed. And decided to accept the offer. I would like to ask when should apply for bachelor of education in senior phase for 2021.

    Your response will be highly appreciated
    Thanking in advance.

    • Hi Busisiwe Zandile,

      We have seen your complaint.

      As we all understand that the deadly COVID 19 virus, has put us with fear, in that, most universities including Unisa are doing online lectures for the student at this time.

      Therefore, it is quite uncertain for now.

      Please stay safe while we make a thorough research for you.


  4. Hello I want to apply and registered for 2021 in Unisa so I don’t know how to to get help online please help me

    • Hi there, you will be notified once the form is out.

      But please note that the form is usually out late every year, and be alert so that you don’t miss out on our notifications.
      Dont fail to subscribe to our mailing so that you get notified every time we post an update that could be of greater help to you.


  5. Morning, please help with the date of applying for 2021. Thank you

    • Use the link below to see UNISA Application Dates for 2021 academic session

      — UNISA Application Dates 2021 – UNISA Application Dates 2021 —


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      Good day
      I am unable to apply for my HSM course, how can I get in there.
      Please advise.
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  11. Good day

    I would like to apply for 2021 but can’t seem to get to the correct page it takes me to registration for 2020.please help

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    Hi, I see that second semester applications are still open till the 28th, may I please have the link for the application process.

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