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UNSA Registration Extends 2024

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UNSA Registration Extends 2024

UNSA Registration Extends 2024.As the commencement of the 2024 academic year draws near, numerous students are preparing to enroll in academic programs at higher education institutions across South Africa. The registration period for the country’s largest university is set to conclude shortly.

The University of South Africa (Unisa) has announced an extension of registrations for the 2024 academic year. This extension applies to students seeking to confirm their registration in all levels of academic programs at the country’s largest university.

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Registration Details

All Unisa registrations for the 2024 academic year commenced on 10 January 2024. This includes students registering for semester or year models.
Registration deadlines vary based on the type of qualification:
Undergraduate and honours/postgraduate diploma registration extended to Thursday, 29 February 2024.
Masters & Doctoral Qualifications: 10 January – 29 March 2024 (exceptions apply).

Registration Process

Prospective Unisa students can check online for the status of their application and complete the registration by logging into their Unisa account.
New applicants and Unisa students who applied for admission to a new qualification will be able to register during this period, provided they have received an offer of placement from Unisa and have accepted this offer online.
Re-registering students must register for the 2024 academic year during the relevant registration period for their qualification.

Important Information

All registered students will be provided with a free myLife email address, which will be the only email account recognized by Unisa for official correspondence to and from the university. Students must activate their myLife email account as soon as their registration is finalized, as it will remain the official primary email address on record at Unisa.

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The extension of the registration period for the 2024 academic year at Unisa provides students with additional time to complete their registration process, ensuring a smooth start to their academic journey. Students are encouraged to adhere to the specified registration deadlines and procedures to avoid any complications.

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UNISA Paid Almost 150 000 NSFAS Allowances

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UNISA Paid Almost 150 000 NSFAS Allowances

UNISA Paid Almost 150 000 NSFAS Allowances. Unisa has recently clarified misinformation circulating about NSFAS allowances, confirming that NSFAS allowances for 2024 are currently being disbursed.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides financial assistance to students from poor and working-class backgrounds in the form of bursaries and loans. This funding is available to students studying at one of the 26 public universities or 50 TVET Colleges across the country.

Unisa is one of the universities where students can access NSFAS bursaries, which include allowances for student needs. However, the university has had to address false messages circulating about NSFAS allowances.

False Message Correction

A fake message recently circulated among students, claiming that NSFAS disbursements were delayed due to the absence of the DSF NSFAS manager, who was on leave until May 7, 2024. The message implied that payments could not be made without their authorization. Unisa responded to these rumors, clarifying that the message was fake and not issued by the university.

NSFAS Allowances Payment Update

Unisa confirmed that it has paid allowances to 149,348 students and continues to pay allowances as students update their banking details. Students are urged to activate their Unisa myLife email address to receive a link to update their banking details. Any queries can be directed to DSF-NSFAS@unisa.ac.za.

Students must receive the link from Unisa on their myLife email to update their banking details. Unisa has been paying NSFAS allowances since March 19, 2024.

UNISA NSFAS Allowances For 2024

NSFAS disclosed that 25 out of the country 26 universities have paid allowances to students. This followed an agreement made by the financial aid scheme, which saw institutions responsible for paying February NSFAS allowances.

While Unisa, along with other universities, will facilitate February and March NSFAS allowances, NSFAS confirmed a return to the direct payment method in April 2024. Students will need to register with the direct payment service providers previously assigned to their institutions.

UNISA Remittance Advice

To receive their NSFAS allowances, Unisa NSFAS students will receive remittance advice confirming the amount to be paid to them. This advice is a notification from the payer that payment for an invoice has been transmitted and will be received very soon. Once students receive their remittance advice, they will receive their allowances within 48 hours.

Conclusion

UNISA proactive approach in addressing misinformation and ensuring the smooth disbursement of NSFAS allowances underscores its commitment to supporting students in their academic pursuits. By clarifying the situation and providing guidance on updating banking details, Unisa aims to streamline the process, enabling students to focus on their studies without financial constraints.

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