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As the academic year approaches its climax, students around the country will be writing exams in order to demonstrate what they've learned over the past year.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) has opened applications for the 2022 academic year’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The undergraduate programs provides qualifications such as higher certificates, advanced certificates, national diplomas, advanced diplomas and degrees. 

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

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Tensions are high at Unisa, as some students at the university have not been receiving enough assistance. 

Unisa building

Unisa has extended the submission date of assignments. The university confirmed this, following the extension of the academic year. 

Unisa building

Unisa has extended applications for master's and doctoral degrees. Registrations opened on 5 January 2021.

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande

Blade Nzimande, The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has spoken out against acts of vandalism during student protests. 

Unisa registration

Unisa has announced that the registration deadline for 2021 has been extended. This is following a court ruling which called for the deadline to be extended. 

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has called for Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to resign. 



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