Today's Big Stories

Unisa's provisional exam timetables changed due to amended registration dates

The University of South Africa (Unisa) has come under fire for the inconvenience caused by their revised exam timetable and their alleged poor communication.

Unisa's Deputy Registrar Prof Michael Temane says the dates released by the university were provisional.

Provisional always means that the final timetable can only be published after admissions to examinations have been finalised.

Prof Michael Temane, Unisa Deputy Registrar

According to Temane, the exam timetable was changed because of amendments to the registration period.

Unisa did not go out of its way to simply change the timetable to disadvantage students. It was to take into account the tuition period and the amended registration dates.

Prof Michael Temane, Unisa Deputy Registrar

Temane denied claims that the exams had been moved by over a month and explained that the changes were only adjusted by one week.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

ANC vets want civil society groups present at the consultative conference, which they want held separately from another meeting.

Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

Top SABC journos applauded for brave testimony

EWN's Gaye Davis summarises the evidence of the SABC journalists who appeared before the ad hoc committee in Parliament.

If you're gona be a hero (and smash a car window), make sure you can prove harm

If you're gona be a hero (and smash a car window), make sure you can prove harm

A criminal lawyer explains what leg citizens can stand on if they witness a child or pet locked in a vehicle in risky conditions.

Unisa response to applicants registration issues

Unisa response to applicants registration issues

Following complaints over issues with the UNISA's admin system, John Maytham speaks to the Deputy Registrar to get answers.

Unisa applicants dissapointed over unresolved online registration issues

Unisa applicants dissapointed over unresolved online registration issues

Unisa applicants share their frustrating experiences with the University's online registration issues on John Maytham's show.

Mixed reaction over UNISA's open book test system

Mixed reaction over UNISA's open book test system

Udo speaks to UNISA about their new system which will see students write open book tests at home - amidst mixed reactions.

Popular articles
[WATCH] Mom gets  a touching Christmas gift, a surprise visit from her daughter

[WATCH] Mom gets a touching Christmas gift, a surprise visit from her daughter

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

Controversy over who should lead UWC

Controversy over who should lead UWC

Law professor, Dr Danny Titus, explains why the extension of Professor Tyrone Pretorius's contract has enraged certain people.

'He arrived without integrity and dismantled Sars'

'He arrived without integrity and dismantled Sars'

EWN reporter Barry Bateman looks at different political news that made headlines in 2018 such as Tom Moyane and Sars.

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Eskom has warned that more power cuts can be expected as maintenance continues over the next twelve months.

Sassa beneficiaries to receive an early Christmas

Sassa beneficiaries to receive an early Christmas

Sassa beneficiaries will receive their grant money on 28th of November and they are advised to use it wisely this festive season.