University of South Africa Ranking

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University of South Africa Ranking

University of South Africa Ranking, Rankings of universities in South Africa are largely based on international university rankings, since there are no South African rankings as of yet.

These international university rankings indicate that South Africa’s university system is the strongest on the continent: it is home to five of the six highest ranked African universities, including the two campuses consistently ranked as academically strongest in Africa, University of Cape Town and University of the Witwatersrand, which are situated in South Africa’s two most prominent cities (Cape Town and Johannesburg, respectively).

For a detailed University Ranking, see Rankings of Universities in South Africa Ported to Wikipedia

Unisa is Africa’s leading distance learning institution nurturing inspiring leaders of tomorrow. We are a reputable, comprehensive, flexible and accessible open distance learning institution that is motivating a future generation. We offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources.

Our vision “towards the African university in the service of humanity” drives us to find answers to Africa’s educational and developmental problems. By forming partnerships in Africa and throughout the world, we are able to help the people of Africa achieve their dreams.

Our history

A brief history of Unisa from its early beginnings in 1873 to the inauguration of Prof M Makhanya as Principal and Vice-Chancellor in 2011.

Our strategy

At Unisa, everything we do is inspired by our Vision, Mission and Values. They are the key components of our strategic planning.

Our future

In the upcoming years, our main aim is to harness the new and emerging potential in ICT to catapult the university into a truly digital future.

Our heritage

A detailed history of Unisa’s rich heritage. Find out more about Unisa’s journey from being a correspondence institution to becoming a premier provider of distance learning by scrolling through our in depth heritage website.