Unisa Puts Hold On Issuing Of Certificates

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Unisa will no longer be issuing certificates to students. The university announced this on Thursday afternoon. 

Before this new change to the issuing of certificates, students would receive an SMS from Unisa informing them that their certificate is ready for collection. 

However, with the recent move to lockdown level 3, the university made the decision to change its existing system. 

"Due to the Alert Level 3 regulations announced by the President on 15 June 2021, the issuing of certificates to students at Unisa offices is suspended until further notice."

Unisa has not given more details since posting this on their official Twitter account. 

It remains unknown whether this will continue going forward or if this decision will be changed when the country moves to a new lockdown level. 

If you're interested in applying to study at Unisa in 2022, you can apply when applications open. 

Here are the application dates:

  • Unisa Undergraduate qualifications i.e. (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees): 1 September – 30 November 2021
  • Unisa Honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas dates: 1 September – 15 December 2021
  • Unisa Master’s and doctoral qualifications dates: 15 September – 6 November 2021
  • UNISA Application 2022 closes on 15 December 2021



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