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We are looking for Online Independent Contractors (E-tutors) for UNISA



We are looking for Online Independent Contractors (E-tutors) for UNISA

We are looking for Online Independent Contractors (E-tutors) for UNISA.UNISA is hiring Online Independent Contractors (E-tutors). Applications are open for qualified professionals. Closing date: 26 January 2024. Position entails online tutorial facilitation with a monthly salary of R8,760.38.

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UNISA is Africa’s largest open distance learning institution, enrolling nearly one-third of South African students. It offers a range of academic programs and is the only publicly funded institution in South Africa dedicated to distance education.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

E-Tutors will facilitate online tutorials, manage students’ learning experiences, facilitate student interactions, and provide academic and technical support. Continuous liaison with lecturers on tuition matters is essential.


Applicants must have a CA(SA) qualification, and a CA(SA) with a Master’s degree or PhD in Accounting Sciences is advantageous. E-tutors need to possess a laptop, uninterrupted internet access, commitment to deadlines, proficiency in English, and the ability to work independently for a specified number of hours per week.

Skills and Competencies

E-tutors must have their own laptop with necessary software, uninterrupted internet access, commitment to deadlines, advanced communication skills, and a passion for student-centered learning. Positions are available in the College of Accounting Sciences, specifically in Financial Governance.

How to Apply UNISA

  • Complete the online form: Application Form Link
  • Attach scanned certified copies of required documents.
  • Submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae.

Gross Remuneration: R8,760.38 per month.


Ms Masegare Phaahla, Tel: (012) 429 8693. Applications should be sent as a single PDF document  UNISA reserves the right to authenticate qualifications without further consent.


UNISA invites qualified individuals to apply for Online Independent Contractor positions as E-tutors, offering a unique opportunity to contribute to the institution’s commitment to comprehensive and accessible distance education. Applications must be submitted by 26 January 2024.

If you have not been contacted within 4 months after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful. UNISA welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.

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UNISA Paid Almost 150 000 NSFAS Allowances



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

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.


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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