Where can I find University and College Prospectuses?

Where can I find University and College Prospectuses?

Where can I find University and College Prospectuses?
  • University and college prospectuses can be found on the websites of each institution.
  • A prospectus serves to provide information on courses offered at a university or college, as well as additional information for potential students.
  • Which documents do I need to apply for university or college?

University and College prospectus

A prospectus serves as a useful tool in providing information about courses offered at an institution. You can also find additional information such as:

  • APS score requirements
  • Campus features and activities
  • College/University professors
  • Student finance
  • School faculties

You can find a prospectus from the website of the university or college that you are interested in.

University of Pretoria

University of Johannesburg

  • For course options, students can view the University of Johannesburg prospectus.
  • Go to www.uj.ac.za/apply
  • Online applications are free
  • If you have previously applied at UJ, call the UJ call centre to ensure that your details are still on the database.  You will receive a PIN to complete the online application process. 

University of the Witwatersrand

View the University of the Witwatersrand prospectus for course options.

  • To apply, first time applicants should create an account on student self-service portal https://self-service.wits.ac.za/.
  • South African citizens must pay a non-refundable application fee of R100 whilst the application fee for foreign citizens is R700.

University of Cape Town

View the University of Cape Town prospectus here.

Tshwane University of Technology

Click here for the Tshwane University of Technology prospectus

To apply:

  • Go to www.tut.ac.za
  • Download the electronic application form.
  • Complete all the required sections in full.

Boston City Campus

University of South Africa

To apply at UNISA you will need to:

  • Go to www.unisa.ac.za
  • Online applications cost R115 once you get a student number.
  • View the prospectus here

University of Limpopo

To apply at UL you need to do the following:

Nelson Mandela University

University of Free State

University of Venda

Rhodes University

  • Go to www.ru.ac.za to apply
  • Applications cost R100
  • Click here for details on admission, requirements, departments and faculties.

IIE Vega

To apply at IIE Vega:

University of Western Cape

Stellenbosch University

Vaal University of Technology

North West University

  • Students can view the NWU prospectus here.
  • To apply online, visit www.nwu.ac.za
  • The online application is free for South African students and R550 for foreign students.

University of Fort Hare

To apply to the University of Fort Hare:

  • View the prospectus here.
  • Go to www.ufh.ac.za to fill the application.
  • Online application costs R80.

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Which documents do I need to apply for university or college?

  • Your ID if you are a South African citizen.
  • Your passport if you are an international student.
  • Your parent’s ID or passport if you are younger than 18.
  • National Senior Certificate if you already matriculated.
  • Your final Grade 11 results with the school’s stamp.
  • Your Grade 12 June results with the school’s stamp as soon as it becomes available. 
  • Your academic record, only if you are a current student at another institution of higher learning
  • USAF accreditation from the examination board for South African universities.  Apply to mb.USAF.ac.za for conditional exemption, foreign conditional exemption, or mature age conditional exemption.

Author: Omega Fumba 

Published: May 14, 2021

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