About

What we do

The three core business areas of Unisa are teaching, research and community engagement. Our world-class research is spearheaded by the Research and Innovation portfolio and community engagement by our Community Engagement and Outreach Policy.

We also place great importance on the celebration and promotion of our African arts and culture through various endeavours, including the Archaeology and Anthropology Museum, Music Directorate and Little Theatre.

Teaching

Unisa follows an open distance learning (ODL) model of teaching and offers an unparalleled range of study choices

Research

Our second core area of business, research, is spearheaded by our Research and Innovation Portfolio.

Community engagement

As a leading educational institution, we remain mindful of our significant role in building ongoing relationships with the community.

Arts and culture

In addition to our academic offerings, we place great importance on the celebration and promotion of African arts and culture.