Undergraduate qualifications

Apply for admission

Who must apply?

Everyone starting a new qualification, first-time Unisa applicants, Unisa students changing to a new qualification, previously registered Unisa students who did not register in 2015 but who wish to study in 2016, and students who applied for a new qualification in 2015 or earlier but did not register for it.

Application dates: only one application period for 2016

What’s new for 2016?

Check your documents & confirm that you are ready to apply

I am sure that

I have the following certified documents scanned & uploaded to an electronic device

All first-time Unisa applicants and Unisa students starting a new qualification must upload all the required documents:

*Please note that some qualifications may require additional documents.

I am sure that certified documents are scanned according to the rules

How to apply?

Upload supporting documents

Everyone applying for a new qualification must submit the required documents (all first-time applicants and Unisa students starting a new qualification).

Unisa does not provide scanners or electronic devices. Please ensure that your documents are scanned and uploaded to an electronic device before starting the application process.

Pay the application fee once you've received a student number from Unisa

This fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa or do not qualify for admission to Unisa. Unisa does not accept cash at any of its offices.

Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking and payment information.

Make sure that your application is complete

If your application for admission to study through Unisa is incomplete, you will have to re-apply during the next application period. For more information, send an e-mail to applications@unisa.ac.za.

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We are aware that you may be experiencing technical issues related to the online application system. We are working hard to resolve these problems.


Should you experience any difficulties with submitting your online application, we urge you to repeat the process until you are sure that your application has been successfully submitted.


We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding

Calculate your points score This system will allow you to conduct a self-assessment and calculate your individual points score. You will be able to assess whether you meet the statutory and college specific admission requirements for your chosen qualifications.

Apply online now Now that you are certain of your career and qualifications, and you have your supporting documents ready, you are ready to apply for admission for the 2016 academic year.

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