With more individuals enrolling in universities, having efficient systems that can handle a large number of students is critical. As a result, many higher education institutions are abandoning paper in favor of online technologies in order to improve productivity.
The University of South Africa (UNISA) has followed suit, building a portal to assist students in gaining access to information. Students can use their mylife UNISA account to access tests, bulletins, announcements, assignment grades, and much more.
Because critical information is put on the account, all students are expected to have a myLife email account. The Microsoft Office 365 platform is used, and the account is free to create. When you log in to myunisa, you’ll see that the account appears and functions similarly to an email account.
Because the myUNISA email is so vital throughout your time at the university, you must do the following actions to activate and access the account in order to have a seamless stay.
What steps do I need to take to create a myLife account? You must have access to your myUNISA Student login before you can create a my life UNISA account. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you get started with your account.
- Go to the myUNISA student portal first.
- Step 2: Select ‘Claim UNISA Login’ from the drop-down menu.
- Step 3: Type your student number into the box and click “Continue.”
- Step 4: Complete the personal information form (surname, full names, date of birth, South African ID number/passport number/foreign ID). Click ‘Continue’ after entering either your ID number or your passport number (not both).
- Step 5: After reading the terms and checking the boxes, click “Acknowledge.”
- Step 6: A screen with your account information (mylife email address and phone number) as well as an initial UNISA password will appear.
Both myUnisa and myLife email accounts will have the same password. Every student’s UNISA email address will be different, and your UNISA email address will be in the format email@example.com.
Getting into your myUnisa my life account
Go to the My UNISA website and input your student number and the initial password you were given in step 6 to log into myUnisa. Click the ‘Login’ button. It’s worth noting that setting up your myLife email account after claiming your Unisa login can take up to a day (24 hours).
What is the procedure for gaining access to myLife Unisa?
To gain access to your myLife email account, follow these mylife login steps: Log in to https://www.unisa.ac.za/sites/myunisa/default/Claim-UNISA-Login or select the myLife email option on the login screen.
You will be redirected to Microsoft Outlook from this page.
Step 6: Enter your UNISA email address and UNISA mylife password. Select ‘Sign in’ from the drop-down menu. Simple! While logged in, you can also access MyLife UNISA by clicking on the myLife Email Access link on your student portal.
NOTE: When you’re finished, remember to log out of your myUnisa email account, especially if you’re using a public computer or device. Password activation for myunisa What is the procedure for obtaining my Unisa password? It’s possible that 24 hours have passed and you still haven’t gotten your password, or that the password supplied isn’t functioning.
So, what exactly do you do? To change your password, go to myUnisa login or my admin login. The following are the measures to take:
- Step 1: Go to myUnisa login. Enter your User name and password and click login.
- Step 2: Click on ‘My Admin’.
- Step 3: Click on ‘Change Password’.
- Step 4: Fill the form provided to update your password. The password will be for both myUnisa and myLife accounts.
During high seasons, it may take up to 30 minutes for your new myunisa password to become active on your myLife services. If you are still unable to log in to your account, please contact MyLifeHelp@unisa.ac.za for assistance.
Very Useful Links from Unisa
Unisa admission requirements
Unisa application process
Unisa application form PDF download
How to apply Unisa Online
Unisa Application Status
University of South Africa (Unisa) prospectus
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