How to Access My Unisa Login and myLife Email

myUnisa online student portal is a vital portal for Unisa Students. To learn how to register and login to myUnisa and myLife email, read on.

How to register

  1. Visit the student portal.
  2. Click the “Claim Unisa Login” button at the top-right of the screen.
  3. Type your student number into the box and click ‘Continue’. If you don’t know what your student number is, you can find it on your Unisa Acceptance Letter or on most official Unisa documents. If you have not yet been accepted to Unisa, read this article on how to apply to Unisa.
  4. Fill in your personal information into the form. You will need your South African ID number or Foreign ID/Passport number to complete this section.
  5. Read the Terms and Conditions, check the boxes, and click ‘Acknowledge’.
  6. Voila! You’re in. You’ll notice that you will be given an initial password, which you can change whenever you want. This will be your password to access both your myUnisa account and your myLife email account. You will also see your Unisa email address, which you will use throughout your time at UNISA.

How to login to myUnisa student portal

  1. First register for a myLife account using the steps above.
  2. Navigate to the student portal, type in your username and password, and click ‘Login’.

How to login to myLife email portal

All Unisa students are required to have the myLife email account since important information is posted on the account. The account is free to open and uses the Microsoft Office 365 platform.

To log in,

  1. First register for a myLife account using the steps above. It can take up to 24 hours after registering before your myLife email will work.
  2. Navigate to the email portal, type in your username and password, and click ‘Login’. myLife uses the Microsoft platform, so you’ll see a Microsoft login – this is the right login page.

How to Change your password

Don’t forget to change your initial password to something that is both secure and which you will remember. You should also try this if your myLife email account is not working more than 24 hours after you registered.

  1. Log in to your myUnisa account.
  2. Navigate to ‘My Admin’.
  3. Click ‘change password’ and follow the prompts.

Ensure you keep my Life UNISA account credentials safe. You need this to do Unisa registration and submit Unisa assignments.

Unisa application status: How to check

When you apply to study at Unisa, the verification of application takes some time. You may only receive feedback from Unisa six to eight weeks after the closing date for applications.

However, if you want to check your unisa application status, here’s how.

Features of myUnisa admin

MyUnisa admin is your unisa login dashboard. It gives you access to;

  • Study materials
  • unisa registration
  • myunisa assignments
  • Announcements
  • Unisa financial status
  • unisa exam results
  • Exam timetable

Frequently asked questions

How do I access myLife at Unisa?

To access your my Life email account, follow these steps:
Go to the
Enter your full e-mail address (eg and your password for your e-mail account.
Select “Sign in“.
Then click “sign out” after you’re done with everything. Remember to sign out of both accounts. Do not just close the windows.

How do I log into Unisa?

Here’s how to access myUnisa
Visit unisa student portal via
On the upper-right corner of your screen, enter your username and password
Click on “Login”

How do I check my Unisa exam results?

Log in to myUNISA website, click into My Admin, and then enter Exam analyses. You will receive your examination results via your student email after they are ready. Your examination analyses will be sent through printed copies.

Where can I find my Unisa student number?

If you have lost your student number, or can’t remember it, visit and click on “Forgotten Student Number?” in the left navigation bar. Submit your details to search for your student number.