UNISA Short Courses Application Guide for 2023 Academic Session

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UNISA Short Courses Application Guide 2023… Are you looking for a way to apply for UNISA Short Courses for the 2023 Academic Session? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about UNISA Short Courses Application Guide for the 2023 Academic Session.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) has announced the opening date for its 2023 short course application. The short course application will open from 1 September 2022 to 14 October 2022.

Who Is Eligible To Apply For The Programme?

Everyone wanting to start a new Short Learning Programmes must apply for admission. This includes first-time UNISA applicants, UNISA students changing to a new qualification and applicants who previously applied for admission but were not offered a space.

What You Should Know About UNISA Short Learning Programmes

  • Online applications available for all the Short Learning Programmes
  • You may apply for a maximum of two programmes, ranked in order of preference (although you may only register for one should both of your applications be successful).
  • UNISA will inform you of the outcome of your application, latest by the end January 2023 for semester courses and the end February 2023 for year programmmes. If successful, Unisa will indicate for which programme you have been accepted and will offer you a space for the period for which you have applied (i.e either semester 1 or semester 2).
  • You must accept or decline UNISA’s offer within the prescribed period of time, which would be contained in the letter from UNISA responding to your application

What Happens If I Don’t Accept UNISA’s Offer?

  • The university will withdraw your offer and give your space to another applicant.
  • If you accept Unisa’s offer, you must register for the period for which you have been granted admission (ie semester 1 or semester 2).
  • Please contact us via e-mail: ucl@unisa.ac.za.

Documents Needed To Be Ready Before Application

Be sure that you have a valid e-mail address and cellphone number, and accept that UNISA will communicate with you 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.

Required Document Needed To Be Scanned And Uploaded

All applicants starting a new qualification must upload all the required documents, which generally consists of the following:

  • Copy of your school qualifications (eg 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.

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.

Document Needed To Be Scanned With Rules

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.

  • Files are not 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).

How To Apply

You can apply online only for selected Short Learning Programmes, click here to download guidelines on how to apply.

Upload Supporting Documents

Everyone applying for a new Short Learning Programme must submit the required documents. The due date for uploading the required documents is the closing date for applications. No documents submitted after the closing date for applications will be accepted.

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.

Application Fee

No application fee is applicable when applying for Short Learning Programme.

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