UNISA Headquarters

Description

The University of South Africa, or UNISA as it is commonly known, is a distance education university with the main campus and headquarters in Pretoria. You cannot miss the gigantic, mind-blowingly ugly buildings.

With over 200 000 students enrolled, it is highly regarded and is one of the largest universities on the planet.

Founded in 1873, UNISA was initially an examining agency for Oxford and Cambridge universities as well as something of a ‘mother ship’ to other establishing universities in South Africa.

In 1946 it became a distance education university, offering certificate, diploma and degree courses up to doctoral level. It was able to remain interracial during the years of apartheid largely because it was a distance education university.

Famous students and professors include:
Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa
Desmond Tutu, South African cleric and political activist
Robert Mugabe, current president of Zimbabwe
Ahmed Kathrada, South African politician and anti-apartheid activist
Tokyo Sexwale, South African businessman and former politician, anti-apartheid activist, and political prisoner
Walter Battiss, South African abstract painter and creator of the quirky 'Fook Island' concept, UNISA Professor of Fine Art.

UNISA Headquarters Map

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Accommodation near UNISA Headquarters

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R550
1 night, 2 adults

186 @ Ridge

Sleeps 3 Muckleneuk Self-catering in Muckleneuk
0.53km from UNISA Headquarters

Self-catering garden apartment located on the outskirts of the stately old suburb of Muckleneuk, wit...

from R750
1 night, 2 adults

Khanimambo Guest House

Sleeps 8 Muckleneuk Guest House in Muckleneuk
0.58km from UNISA Headquarters

Khanimambo Guest House strives to be an exclusive and luxurious accommodation service provider for l...

from R700
1 night, 2 adults

Red Apple Guest House

Sleeps 20 Muckleneuk Guest House in Muckleneuk
0.62km from UNISA Headquarters

Red Apple Guest House is situated in a quiet residential area of Sunnyside in Pretoria. Here guest c...

from R3,000
1 night, 2 adults

Illyria House

Sleeps 24 Muckleneuk Boutique Hotel in Muckleneuk
0.71km from UNISA Headquarters

The new Illyria House comprises of 12 suites, six are luxury suites and six are classic suites. It i...

from R740
1 night, 2 adults

Tree Tops and Treats Guest House

Sleeps 10 Muckleneuk Guest House in Muckleneuk
0.71km from UNISA Headquarters

Tree Tops and Treats Guest House is situated in Leyds Street, Muckleneuk Hill, nestled among trees o...

from R900
1 night, 2 adults

Muckleneuk Guest House

Sleeps 8 Muckleneuk Guest House in Muckleneuk
0.88km from UNISA Headquarters

Muckleneuk Guest House is a luxury 4-Star guest house situated in the leafy suburb of Muckleneuk in ...

from R600
1 night, 2 adults

Villa d' AnRe

Sleeps 11 Muckleneuk Guest House, Muckleneuk Self-catering, Muckleneuk Bed and Breakfast in Muckleneuk
1.07km from UNISA Headquarters

Villa d' AnRe is a cosy bed and breakfast guest house, situated in the old quiet suburb or Muckleneu...

from R790
1 night, 2 adults

Waterhouse Guest Lodge - Bourke Street

Sleeps 28 Muckleneuk Self-catering, Muckleneuk Bed and Breakfast in Muckleneuk
1.10km from UNISA Headquarters

Experience the art-of-living, combining modern luxuries and comforts with an artistic flair. Situat...

from R900
1 night, 2 adults

256 on Silver Bed and Breakfast

Sleeps 2 Muckleneuk Bed and Breakfast in Muckleneuk
1.17km from UNISA Headquarters

256 on Silver Bed and Breakfast is a lovely, affordable accommodation located in a quiet and serene ...

from R850
1 night, 2 adults

Li'TheCa Guesthouse and Function Venue

Sleeps 12 Sunnyside Guest House in Sunnyside
1.67km from UNISA Headquarters

Li'TheCa Guesthouse and Function Venue is located in the heart of Pretoria, Sunnyside. The name Li...

 
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