University Closing Dates

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University Closing Dates

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 confirmed Apply
         
North-West University  30-Sep-18 Application for selection courses 2018-06-30 confirmed Apply
         
Rhodes University  30-Sep-18 All programmes confirmed Apply
         
University of Cape Town 30-Sep-18 All programmes confirmed Apply
         
University of Fort Hare 31-Oct-18 All programmes confirmed Apply
         
University of Johannesburg  30-Sep-18 All programmes 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  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 confirmed  Apply
  30-Sep-18 Forensic Science confirmed  Apply
  30-Sep-18 Geology confirmed  Apply
  30-Sep-18 Music confirmed  Apply
  30-Sep-18 Social Work confirmed  Apply
  01-Nov-18 Fine Arts onfirmed  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) confirmed  Apply 
       
Cape Peninsula University of Technology  31-Jul-18 Design and Architecture Programmes confirmed  Apply 
  30-Sep-18 All other Programmes    
Central University of Technology  31-Aug-18 All Programmes 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