How to do Unisa Online Application Registration?

What is application?

The University of South Africa, UNISA has invited applications for 2023 admissions to all its programs at its website 

There are several degrees for which admissions are open. These are undergraduate courses, honors degrees, and postgraduate diplomas, master’s and doctoral qualifications.

Besides this, UNISA also offers several Short Learning Programmes (SLPs) for various individuals, organizations, and societies. The SLP courses are offered by centers located within different academic departments of colleges. 

Unisa online application 2023 opening date

Applications for admissions to various undergraduate programs for the academic year 2023 have opened from 22 November to 7 December 2022. The applications for honors degrees and postgraduate diplomas for the academic session 2023 have also opened from 22 November to 7 December 2022. For masters and doctoral programs, the applications are going to run until 31 January 2023. Short Learning programs are available from 14 November 2022.

Application closing date for 2023

The application closing dates are as follows:

Undergraduate Courses – 7 December 2022

Honours & Postgraduate Diplomas – 7 December 2022

Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership- 30 November 2022

Masters and Doctoral Programmes – 31 January 2023

Short Learning Programs- 28 February 2023 online application 2023 status check?

After submitting the applications online, students can check the status of their applications at the UNISA website here.

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How to do Unisa online application registration?

To do Unisa registration follow the below process.

Click on the given link: Unisa Online application

  1. Once you start, it will ask you if you have applied to Unisa before or are you new to Unisa.
Unisa Registration
  • The next step is to apply for a student number.
Student Number Unisa
  • Once you will fill the form for getting the student number using the link, pay R115 and then upload the identification documents.
  • After you will submit the application form, you will receive an SMS along with an email for successful application process for your student number.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Is Unisa open for 2023 applications?

Yes, the applications for UNISA have opened for different programs and qualifications for the academic year of 2022.

Is Unisa open for application 2023?

Yes, UNISA has opened its application submission link online to various courses and qualifications.

How do I upload documents to Unisa?

As the UNISA applications have opened for admissions to the academic session of 2023, the applications are strictly available only online and candidates need to upload their documents along with their application form. 

To submit documents you can click here and the fill in all the relevant information. You will then have to choose file and upload them. Once you have completed the document submission process, you can then click the “Submit documents and continue” option. The next step will be to pay the application fee.


Unisa application process for the session 2023-2024 is already open and if you want to apply, the first process will be to obtain a student number followed by a simple registration process. Only when you have completed the above processes can you start the application process. Knowing the dates and the application registration process is thus very essential.

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