Cindy Payle

Part content manager, part online writer Cindy oversees the flow of information on the Portals.

Her journalistic skills, harnessed over years of online writing, is used to assist clients publish quality content.

Government funding agency NSFAS has helped thousands of students pursue their academic goals this year however not everyone was lucky enough to qualify. In fact the latest reports reveal that 65 000 applicants were unsuccessful.

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Women have the potential to be great communicators; however their sensitivity can sometimes overshadow their objectivity and in the process they lose their assertiveness. Human Resources specialist Lizanne de Jong teaches women how to address work colleagues with confidence.

What courses can I study at Unisa

Unisa offers a range of undergraduate courses and qualifications in seven major fields of study. These courses lead to qualifications like higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and bachelor's degrees.

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How do you develop functional relationships and establish a good reputation in your organisation? Management coach Lizanne de Jong says managing others starts with knowing yourself.

Distance learning offers multiple benefits to those who are able to overcome the challenges that come with it.

Are you interested in numbers? Does the world of finance intrigue you? Why not enrol in a financial or accounting qualification at Unisa.

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There has been much debate surrounding the 4th industrial revolution and its impact on the workplace.

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Unisa's application window for the 2020 academic year has re-opened! So if you want to study at Unisa next year you need to act now to reerve your place at Unisa.

Unisa has opened mid-year applications for its Short Learning Programmes (SLPs).

The career path you decide to pursue will largely determine where you should study. There are many excellent options available either at TVET College or University.

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TVET is an abbreviation for Technical and Vocational Education and Training and they provide practical education in skills and trades that are in demand in business and industry.

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Many people are still unaware of the study opportunities government has provided through public Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges.

What will I learn in an economics study programme? For many the field of economics and the career opportunities associated with it is shrouded in mystery.

Are you passionate about the planet? Environmental science looks at ways to manage and care for the natural surroundings.

Do you want to know where the money is? Check out the five highest paying jobs in South Africa.

Is a BCom the right study path for you? This abbreviation is often thrown about in Grade 12 classrooms but what does a BCom qualification mean?

When you run a business, especially an SME, there are many things you have to worry about. For starters, you have to make sure the company is running smoothly at all times.

“Time is an expensive resource” says project management specialist Dennis Comninos. It is an irreplaceable commodity that needs to be used wisely.

Today accessing a higher education is easier than it has ever been. Not only is there more financial support for students but there are more institutions and programmes to choose from.

Unisa helps students budget for the hidden costs of higher education.

What do you do when problems arise in the workplace? HR specialist Lizanne de Jong talks about the best ways to 'fix' lingering problems.

The symbol of success is not a "suit and tie" it is the ability to contribute to the fabric of society. These were the words of Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Mr Buti Manamela at the roll out of the Decade of the Artisan advocacy campaign.

Employment and Labour Minister TW. Nxesi said the Department aimed to increase the number of Employment Equity inspectors in order to fast track transformation.

People with disabilities have an essential role to play in the modern workplace as they offer a unique perspective.

Students who wish to enter a study programme at Unisa need to submit their application between 20 August and 27 September for the 2020 academic year.

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