MyUnisa - What The Unisa Student Portal Is Used For By Students

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When you study at Unisa the main point of contact between you and the university is the MyUnisa student portal. We've got the information you'll need on how best to use the MyUnisa portal to ensure that your time studying with Unisa is a success.


The University of South Africa (Unisa) is an open-distance e-learning university, which provides students with a flexible study schedule. 

The public institution has an official online student portal called MyUnisa that provides students with services that are vital to them throughout the academic year.

What is the myUnisa student portal used for?

Each student may make use of the portal to access their module resources, view study materials, submit assignments, interact with other students, and with your e-tutor or group.

You need to stay up to date with your teaching and learning curriculum to know when you have to submit assignments or take tests.

The MyUnisa portal connects to the university learning system so you can manage all your course work, research, etc on the site. There is also a web based email on MyUnisa so you can have an account just for your university studies.

Here's How Unisa Students May Access myUnisa

  1. Visit the official Unisa login page.

  2. To do your Unisa login, enter your MyUnisa username and pass-word in the required field.

  3. Students need to make sure that they enter their correct myUnisa account details.

  4. Click on the "Login" button for Unisa students.

Unisa students who have access to an electronic device and the internet will be able to log into their myUnisa student portal.

Alternatively, students may also read our article How to use MyUnisa for further details on how this online student may be used by Unisa students.

"We urge Unisa students to please contact the myUnisa services should they encounter issues while logging in or need assistance," stated Unisa.

The university has also advised students to make use of their student services via the IT Help Desk or consult their official MyUnisa website for support and guidance.

How To Reset Your Password on the MyUnisa student portal

Should you find yourself needing to reset your details, keep reading to find out how to do so.

  1. "Invalid Credentials" will display if you have entered an incorrect "User Name" or "Password".

  2. Click on the "Forgotten Unisa-Password" option. 

  3. Fill in your "Student number".

  4. Click on the "Continue" option.

  5. Fill in your personal details.

  6. Click on the "Continue" option.

It is important to note that the password replaces both the myUnisa and myLife passwords for Unisa students.

Contact Student Services For Any myUnisa Enquiries


[email protected]


012 429 3111 (Option 2)


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