Unisa has announced that they'll be extending the deadline for all assignments. Students are encouraged to complete their assignment as soon as possible and not wait for the last minute, which we all have been guilty of.
Recently Unisa announced that their examinations will take place in a single period at the end of the 2021 academic year. While this sparked outrage from students, many are now wondering whether examinations will take place online or in person.
Across higher education institutions, we've seen laptops being distributed to students to make online learning more accessible and NSFAS has also promised to deliver laptops to beneficiaries. However, will Unisa students get laptops from NSFAS as well? Here's what we know.
Even before the 2021 academic year kicked off, Unisa was presented with multiple issues. Now, students have complained that they have not received their study material and that their registration has not been finalised even though the academic year has started.
In the past few days, protests what some call #FeesMustFall 2.0 have dominated headlines and on 18 March 2020 key stakeholders engaged in an online panel discussion of issues surrounding free higher education.
The Gauteng High Court recently ruled that the decision to limit first-time entrants into Unisa, taken by the university and Minister of Higher Education Science and Technology Blade Nzimande, should be set aside. The university has now said it will study this judgement given by the court.