Internationalisation and Partnerships

UNISA Institutional Agreements


1. ABSA Bank Limited Staffing Collaboration
2. AEL Limited Student Bursaries
3. AFRICA FORUM Capacity Building
4. Africa Tourism Partners Provision of mentorship
5. AgriSETA Bursary Fund
6. Auditor General Student Bursaries
7. Aveti Pty Ltd Patents
8. Buboo Pty Ltd Provision of books
9. Book Express Purchase of study material
10. City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Knowledge transfer and innovation
11. Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Student bursaries
12. Department of Social Development KZN Student bursaries
13. Department of Social Development Research Administration
14. Department of Transport Student Funding
15. DEVIARE PTY LTD Boot-camp-Online Digital Skills Pedagogy
16. Ditsong Museum of South Africa Academic collaboration
17. Egyptian Pharaoh Innovations Pty ltd Academic collaboration
18. Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality Student Bursaries
19. ETDP SETA Skills Development
20. FASSET Bursary Scheme Student Bursaries
21. The Feenix Trust Student Sponsorship
22. Gauteng Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Student Sponsorship
23. Gauteng Provincial Government Academic Collaboration
24. HJN Training Community Engagement
25. Kopanong Consultancy Student Bursaries
26. Lefa Cooperation Community engagement and research collaboration
27. Limpopo Office of the Premier Student Bursaries
28. Law Society of South Africa Academic Collaboration
29. Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership & Governance Training and Development Collaboration
30. Magagamatala Community Community Engagement Collaboration
31. Mining Qualification Authority Academic Collaboration
32. Mining Qualification Authority Student Funding
33. MICT Seta Academic Collaboration
34. MINTEK Acquisition of Lab Instrument
35. MRC South African Medical Research Council Change of Leadership
36. National Heritage Council of South Africa Studentship Programme
37. National Research Foundation Funding collaboration
38. National Research Foundation Funding for the development of the Cofimvaba Science Centre
39. National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa Knowledge for Innovation National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa
40. North West Department of Finance Student Bursaries
41. North West University Student Bursaries
42. North West University (PCDDP) Academic Collaboration
43. North West Department of Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation Student Bursaries
44. Office of the Premier -KZN Academic collaboration
45. PAMDEV Research Funding  Collaboration
46. PROPS Cooperation Pty Ltd Academic collaboration
47. Public Service Commission Collaboration on Sharing of facilities and Catering services
48. Public Service SETA Academic Collaboration
49. Public Investment Cooperation PIC Employee Bursaries
50. Puku/ Ilifa la Bantwana Community engagement
51. Rand Water Services (Pty) Ltd Infrastructure Collaboration
52. Rand Water Sludge Management Academic Collaboration
53. South African Masters and Legends of Football Association Academic Collaboration
54. South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID) Improve human development outcomes for women and families
55. South African Institute of Chartered Accountants Academic Collaboration
56. Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA) Registration of Students
57. TAT i-Chain Technologies (Pty) Ltd Student Funding
58. Taylor & Francis Group South Africa Co-publishing Revenue Share
59. Technology Innovation Agency Seed Fund
60.   Thabo Mbeki Foundation Research and Academic Collaboration
61. Timrite Non-disclosure
62. University of Witwatersrand Research Collaboration
63. Universities South Africa NPC Student Bursaries
64. Universities South Africa NPC Academic collaboration
65. Waterberg District Municipality Fundraising
66. Water Research Commission Water research Collaboration
67. Wize Books Provisions of books to Unisa students

Work in progress and not a comprehensive list. For more information, contact Strategic Partnerships -


# Country Name Areas of collaboration/College involved
1. Australia University of New Castle and other Parties Research Collaboration
2. Austria International Atomic Energy Agency Research Collaboration
3. Belgium University of Ghent Academic Collaboration, Research and Exchanges
4. Belgium University of Ghent Student and Staff Exchanges implementation agreement
5. Canada Carleton University Academic collaborations
6. Croatia Zagreb University Academic Collaboration, Research and Exchanges
7. Zagreb University Joint degrees
8. University of Kent Administration of Fellowship Programme
9. Ethiopia Addis Ababa University Academic Collaboration
10. Addis Ababa Science and Technology University Academic Collaboration
11. African Union Commission Academic and Research collaboration
12. Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ethiopia Academic Collaboration
13. Eritrea Ministry of Justice Academic collaboration
14. France The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Establishment of Unesco Chair
15. Germany University of Bayreuth Academic Collaboration, Research and Exchanges
16. Gesellchaft Fűer Bildung Und Forschung In Europa E.V. Provision of Administrative and Tuition support
17. Indonesia Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Academic Collaboration
18. Lesotho National Open University of Lesotho Academic Collaboration
19. Namibia University of Namibia Book Publication
20. Netherlands Daily Impact Emergency Management Academic Collaborations
21. Nigeria University of Calabar Academic Collaborations
22. University of Ubuja and other Parties Research Collaboration
23. Norway VID Specialised University Academic Collaborations
24. Portugal University of Aveiro Academic and research collaboration
26. Romania Romania American University

Student, Staff Exchanges and

Academic collaborations
27. Russia International Institute of Business Networking School Develop online Global course
28. Sierra Leone Earnest Bai Koroma University of Science and Technology Academic Collaboration, Research and Exchanges
29. Uganda Kyambogo University Academic Collaboration
30. United Kingdom Liverpool John Moores University Academic Collaboration
31. United States University of Arkansas Academic Collaboration
32. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Open University Academic Collaboration


TVET Colleges

Eastern Cape East Cape Midlands College 01 January 2020 31 December 2025
Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth College 01 January 2020 31 December 2025
KwaZulu-Natal Umfolozi TVET College   01 January 2020 31 December 2025
KwaZulu-Natal Umgungundlovu TVET College 21 April 2022 31 December 2025
Western Cape College of Cape Town 01 January 2020 31 December 2025
Western Cape West Coast College 01 January 2020 31 December 2025
Western Cape South Cape College 01 January 2020 31 December 2025

Last modified: 2023/08/10