Receiving Education from a Distance

The traditional way of receiving tertiary education is by enrolling at a university for a diploma or a degree.  Not anymore.  Over the past decade distance learning has grown in popularity as a means of obtaining a qualification.  To study part-time has become an alternative for many people who are currently employed and wish to further their education.  If you are not familiar with the … Continue reading Receiving Education from a Distance

I want to become a Teacher, what now?

You study for a teacher because you want to enrich children and see them grow to become success stories in life. Becoming a teacher is a true calling.  You don’t study to become a teacher for the money because you will not get rich.  You study for a teacher because you want to enrich children and see them grow to become success stories in life.  … Continue reading I want to become a Teacher, what now?

Want to apply at a university: 5 Steps to keep in mind

A large amount of information is available on distance learning programmes and the pros and cons of studying part time.  Little mention is made about how the application process is being dealt with. This is pretty important for one who wants to apply while finding himself in a full-time job, don’t you think? To bring you into the picture; I have summarised five steps on … Continue reading Want to apply at a university: 5 Steps to keep in mind

The Who’s, What, Where and How of UODL

I am sure you have at some stage come across the acronym UODL and wondered what it represents?  UODL stands for the Unit for Open Distance Learning by means of which you can study part-time while you are working.  In this article I will attempt to give some background on who we are, what we offer, where we are and how you do it.  The … Continue reading The Who’s, What, Where and How of UODL

5 Easy steps that will help you with Online Applications

So you have decided to take the big step to enrol for a distance learning programme.  The first thing that comes to mind is: where do I get an application form.  Fear not.  You can now apply online on the University’s website.  That in itself can be a daunting task.  To help you I have put together 5 steps to follow when applying online.  The online … Continue reading 5 Easy steps that will help you with Online Applications