Counselling and Career Development

Contact DCCD

Have a question about your career, improving your learning or managing challenges that affect your studies?

Ask a counsellor by e-mail

E-mail a counsellor:

Contact a counsellor

Given the current uncertain circumstances, it may be not easy to manage your career development and Unisa studies. Counselling support services are in place to assist you in navigating your journey with Unisa – our counsellors are here to support you in finding a way to manage your studies successfully. We encourage you to reach out and have discussions with Unisa counsellors by e-mail related to issues that are affecting your career planning and Unisa studies.

Find self-help resources (available 24/7) on our website at These resources are available as audio files and PDF downloads and can be downloaded to your PC, phone or tablet.

Resources are available to:

  • Plan your career
  • Explore career fields
  • Prepare for job opportunities
  • Plan and manage your studies more effectively
  • Manage your personal development

Unisa counsellors are available by e-mail

Send an e-mail to the Unisa centre closest to you:

National e-mail address

Western Cape


Eastern Cape

East London: or phone: 043 709 0423/27
Mthatha: or phone: 047 504 1311/12
Port Elizabeth: or phone 041 392 0117/8


RustenburgBloemfontein, Kimberley, Potchefstroom, Kroonstad, and

Gauteng (Ekurhuleni, Florida, Vaal, Sunnyside, Johannersburg)

Click here to read about the services and contact details for Counselling and Career Development, Gauteng region.

North Eastern

Nelspruit, Polokwane, Middleburg, Giyane and Makhado:


Durban, Richards Bay and Wild Coast:

PMB and Newcastle:

Online sessions

Book an online appointment with a counsellor.

Last modified: 2023/10/31