University of South Africa (UNISA)

30 Jul 2020 by WISA

Unisa is Africa’s leading open distance learning institution, we offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources that inspire learners to create meaningful futures on their own terms. We are the African University shaping futures in the service of humanity.

The Science Campus’s modern facilities and laboratory equipment position Unisa as one of the most advanced institutions in the country, on the African continent and globally. We welcome students and researchers from all over the world to these cutting-edge equipment.

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology is home to the School of Science (with four departments), the School of Engineering (with three departments) and the School of Computing (with two departments).

Unisa Qualifications range from the level of higher certificates to doctoral degrees are offered through an open distance e-learning model.

The Higher Certificate in Physical Sciences and the Higher Certificate in Mathematics and Statistics provide an alternative pathway to higher level studies, particularly in Bachelor qualifications.

To begin your Unisa journey, please visit Or send an email to Unisa has changed its application model to remain open and continuous throughout the year.

Notably, Unisa (CSET) is also having a significant impact on several communities through its various community engagement
projects. Some of these initiatives seek to find solutions to societal problems, as demonstrated by the Waste to Energy, NanoWS4ruMP and Computing for Communities projects. Others provide innovative ways of educating learners through intriguing robotics (I-SET), as well as the Learner Research Summit, an event supported by the ScienceEdge and ASTRA projects. Collaboration between the Sasol Foundation (through the Mobile Laboratory Unit) and I-SET and ScienceEdge has seen hundreds of learners having the opportunity of hands-on practical experience on robotics, chemistry and physics

For more information please contact Mrs Tlhowe, Yvonne


Thembeka Ntuli Mpapama
Tel: 011 670 9239