Unisa apologises for online exam glitches
University of South Africa (Unisa) has apologised to its students who faced glitches on Thursday while writing their online exams.
Deputy dean of education Veronica Mckay says the system was overloaded but they have managed to expand their capacity.
Speaking to Joanne Joseph, Mckay says students did not face any glitches on Friday.
What went wrong yesterday, I can assure you, it has been corrected. There were problems of very high traffic problems on the site yesterday.Veronica Mckay, Deputy dean of education - Unisa
Overnight we have expanded all the capacities and we put various links where students could upload their exams.Veronica Mckay, Deputy dean of education - Unisa
We recognise some of the big exams would cause stress on the system and so those were moved.Veronica Mckay, Deputy dean of education - Unisa
Listen to the full interview below...
SAMA urges the National Department of Health that the COVID-19 vaccine should be given to healthcare workers and the vulnerable before the winter season.Read More
CEO of Proactive Health Dr. Fundile Nyati says KZN has been the best performing province in terms of the healthcare system relating to HIV/AidsRead More
Umalusi CEO Dr Mafu Rakometsi says the full extent of leaked papers has not been established.Read More
Provincial Secretary for Denosa in the Eastern Cape Khaya Sodidi says the restriction on the sale of alcohol is welcomed.Read More
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga made the announcement while briefing the media on progress of the matric examinations.Read More
IDC head of Corporate Affairs Tshepo Ramodibe explains why the funding application for Green Scooters was rejected.Read More
Emergency services are on the scene to try and extinguish the fire.Read More
Gauteng GP Collaboration member Dr Dan Israel says it is important for people to take personal responsibility to fight the virus.Read More
Our long-term focus keeps us steady and we remain resilient says the Government Employees Pension Fund's Musa Mabesa.Read More
PSA's Reuben Maleka says they don't believe if government employees were to give in, there would be a solution to the fiscus.Read More