SA Universities Application 2024-2025

South African Universities Application dates and forms for 2024-2025 for prospects of Universities, colleges, and TVET Institutions in South Africa serve to regulate 2023 / 2024 South Africa’s admission application. These dates have been confirmed by reliable sources.

South African Universities APPLICATION 2024 Online has also provided links to download Application Forms of various Universities, colleges, and TVET Institutions all over SA.

Applications for 2024-2025 in all universities and colleges in South Africa are closed, we await the opening of applications for 2024 academic year. However, you will find respective opening dates for many public institutions in South Africa.

Please, It is quite common for there to be challenges while trying to apply for a particular institution, but don’t worry about It, just DROP YOUR COMPLAINTS below and We would respond to Them in every possible way. However, If We can’t, We will get support from Friends all over the web that can help You with It.

South African Universities Open for Application 2024-2025

Want to know which Universities are open for Application 2024?

Below is the list of Universities and Colleges classified in the tables that are Open Applications for the 2024-2025 academic years, click the links next to the University you want to apply for to start applying. Sending applications to South African Universities on the application dates stipulated has never been easier

Public Universities in South Africa

The table below shows public universities, link to the application procedures and the date they usually open for applications.

These dates represent the expected public universities opening dates for 2024 application, some institutions may make some adjustments to these dates.

1University of Cape TownUCT APPLICATION formAPRIL
2University of Fort HareUFH Online Application 1ST JUNE
3University of the Free StateUFS Application FormsAPRIL
4University of KwaZulu-NatalApply now to UKZNAPRIL
5University of LimpopoHow to apply to ULAPRIL
6North-West UniversityApply online for NWUAPRIL
7University of PretoriaUP Steps to applyAPRIL
8Rhodes UniversitySee RU application dates 2023APRIL
9Sefako Makgatho UniversityHow to Apply for SMU25TH APRIL
10Stellenbosch UniversitySUN APPLICATION 2024APRIL
11University of the Western CapeUWC APPLICATION 202414TH MAY
12Wits UniversityWITS South African Applications 2024APRIL

Comprehensive Universities in South Africa

The Comprehensive Universities in South Africa have been listed, If You want to know which university is open for application, click the link next to the university link on the list.


1University of JohannesburgUJ Online Application
2Nelson Mandela UniversityNMU Application online 
3University of South AfricaUnisa online Application Form [August/September]
4University of VendaUniven Application [JULY]
5Walter Sisulu UniversityWSU Forms [MAY]
6University of ZululandUNIZULU Portal


Universities of Technology

Do You want to know about How to apply to Universities of Technology in South Africa with ease? It is simple, click on the links next to the University name to find out how to apply.

1Cape Peninsula University of TechnologyCPUT Application procedures [16 MAY 2023]
2Central University of TechnologyCUT Application Form 2023 [JUNE/JULY]
3Durban University of TechnologyDUT Online Application [OPEN]
4Mangosuthu University of TechnologyMUT Admission Portal [OPEN]
5University of MpumalangaUMP Applications [1ST JUNE]
6Sol Plaatje UniversitySPU Applications [OPEN]
7Tshwane University of TechnologyTUT Admission Details [OPEN]
8Vaal University of TechnologyVUT Application Information [JUNE]

How to Apply for South African Universities

  1. Settle on the University, and check that the university offers your desired programme and meets your needs.
  2. Check that you meet the specific requirements for that programme, some other things to consider is the standardized test scores, language proficiency, and previous coursework.
  3. You need to complete an application form, many universities only accept online applications, but exceptions may apply to some categories of applications. The University/College will collect your contact information, academic history, test scores, and essays. For International Students, you may have to provide a passport number, VISA, or study permit.
  4. Many South African Universities require supporting documents, you may need to submit transcripts, proof of language proficiency, and other documents to verify your academic qualifications.
  5. You may have to submit payment receipts for the application fee, though many universities do not collect application fees.
  6. Complete your application before the deadline, the University will process your application but your application may not be processed if you do not complete your application. The process before the admission outcome can take several weeks or months, depending on the institution.
  7. You will have to monitor your application, some universities provide a separate portal while others notify their prospective students via SMS and email. When you receive an offer, you may be required to accept or decline the offer.


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