Apply to University on time!

Make sure that you apply on time. If you miss the deadline there is no guarantee that you will get into the programme you want.

Be prepared:

  • Check the deadlines for when applications close
  • Apply well before the closing date
  • Apply to more than one institution
  • Visit the University open day (check the dates)
  • Apply to more than one institution as you may need an alternative if you are not accepted for your first choice.

Make sure that you have the following:

  • A certified copy of your ID;
  • A certified copy of your Grade 11 or latest Grade 12 results
  • Proof of payment of the application fee
University Closing Date Status
Nelson Mandela University 30-Sep-18 To be confirmed To be confirmed Apply
North-West University 30-Sep-18 Application for selection courses 2018-06-30 To be confirmed Apply
Rhodes University 30-Sep-18 All programmes To be confirmed Apply
University of Cape Town 30-Sep-18 All programmes To be confirmed Apply
University of Fort Hare 31-Oct-18 All programmes To be confirmed Apply
University of Johannesburg 30-Sep-18 All programmes To be confirmed Apply
University of KwaZulu-Natal 30-Jun-18 B Medicine & B Surgery confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 All other University Programmes confirmed Apply CAO
University of Limpopo 30-Sep-18 All University Programmes To be confirmed Apply
University of Mpumalanga 30-Sep-18 BED (Foundation Phase) To be confirmed Apply
30-Oct-18 All other University Programmes To be confirmed
University of Pretoria 31-May-18 Faculty of Health Science confirmed Apply
31-May-18 Faculty of Veterinary Science confirmed Apply
31-May-18 BSc Architecture, confirmed Apply
31-May-18 BSc Interior Architecture confirmed Apply
31-May-18 BSc Landscape Architecture confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 BTRP (Town and Regional Planning) confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 BSc (Construction Management) confirmed Apply 
30-Jun-18 BSc (Quantity Surveying) confirmed Apply 
30-Jun-18 BSc Real Estate confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 BA (Audiology) confirmed Apply 
30-Jun-18 BA (Speech-Language Pathology) confirmed Apply 
30-Jun-18 BA (Fine Arts) confirmed Apply 
30-Jun-18 BA (Information Design) confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 BMus (Music) confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 BDram (Drama) confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 All other Faculty of Humanities confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Faculty of Law confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Faculty of Engineering confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 School of Information Technology confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Higher Certificate in Sports Science confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Faculty of Theology confirmed Apply
University of South Africa 29-Sep-18  All undergraduate programmes confirmed Apply
University of Stellenbosch 31-May-18 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB,ChB) confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 All other University Programmes confirmed Apply
University of the Free State 31-May-18 Architecture still to be confirmed Apply
31-May-18 Health Sciences (MBChB and Allied Health Professions) confirmed Apply
31-Jul-18 Nursing confirmed Apply
31-Jul-18 Quantity Surveying and Construction Management still to be confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Forensic Science still to be confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Geology still to be confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Music still to be confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 Social Work still to be confirmed Apply
01-Nov-18 Fine Arts still to be confirmed Apply
University of the Western Cape 29-Sep-18 All other University Programmes confirmed Apply
Wits 30-Jun-18 Faculty of Health Sciences confirmed Apply
30-Jun-18 Bachelor of Architecture confirmed Apply
30-Nov-18 All other University Programmes confirmed Apply
University of Venda 29-Sep-18 All University Programmes Apply
University of Zululand 30-Aug-18 Social Work confirmed Apply CAO
28-Sep-18 Faculty of Science & Agriculture programmes close confirmed Apply CAO
30-Sep-18 Nursing confirmed Apply CAO
31-Oct-18 All other University Programmes confirmed Apply CAO
Walter Sisulu University 29-Sep-18 31 August 2018 (Health Sciences) still to be confirmed Apply
Cape Peninsula University of Technology 31-Jul-18 Design and Architecture Programmes still to be confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 All other Programmes
Central University of Technology 31-Aug-18 All Programmes still to be confirmed Apply
Durban University of Technology 29-Jul-18 B Health Sciences: Clinical Technology closes confirmed Apply
29-Jul-18 B Health Sciences: Medical Laboratory Sciences closes confirmed Apply
14-Aug-18 B Child and Youth Care closes confirmed Apply
30-Aug-18 DUT: B Health Science Radiography programmes close confirmed Apply
30-Aug-18 DUT: B Health Sciences Homoeopathy closes confirmed Apply
31-Aug-18 N Dip Journalism closes confirmed Apply
31-Aug-18 B Health Sciences Medical Orthodontics and Prosthetics closes confirmed Apply
31-Aug-18 B Health Sciences: Emergency Medical Care closes confirmed Apply
20-Sep-18 N Dip Dental Technology closes confirmed Apply
30-Sep-18 All remaining programmes close confirmed Apply
Mangosuthu University of Technology 30-Sep-18 All programmes close confirmed Apply
Tshwane University of Technology 28 Sep-18 Closing date for applications for admission for January 2019 (except for international applications and specified qualifications) confirmed Apply
Vaal University of Technology 30-Sep-18 All Programmes confirmed Apply
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University 29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) confirmed Apply
29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Diagnostic Radiography (B Rad) confirmed Apply
29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) confirmed Apply
29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Dental Therapy (BDT) confirmed Apply
29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Oral Hygiene (BoH) confirmed Apply
29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) confirmed Apply
29-Jun-18 Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (BSc Physio) confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Nursing Sciences and Art (B Cur) confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18  Bachelor of Advanced Nursing Science (BNSc) confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (BSc Diet) confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Speech Language confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Pathology and Audiology (B SLP & A) confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (B Occ Ther) confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemistry confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Science (BSc) Computer Science confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Science (BSc) Mathematics confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Science (BSc) Physiology confirmed Apply
27-Jul-18 Bachelor of Science (BSc) Psychology and Statistics confirmed Apply
Sol Plaatjies University 29-Sep-18 All Programmes Apply