SA Universities Application Dates For Undergraduates 2021/2022

South Africa has many excellent higher learning options to choose from. However, due to the growing number of first-year students, many learners don’t get the opportunity to study further directly after high school. But nevertheless, you can make it in.

Why haven’t you apply yet? Do you know that closing dates for applications are at the corner?

The best way to ensure that you are accepted at the university of your choice is to apply as early as possible.

Check out the opening and closing application dates. Though most SA University application Portal has expired, It never too late to learn.

The good news is that some universities have multiple closing dates as faculties have different deadlines. To find out which date will apply to you enquire at your intended university, Read on…

Application Dates
SA Universities Application Dates For Undergraduates.

Application Dates For Undergraduates

University Applications Open Applications Close
University of Cape Town Now Open 31 July
University of the Free State Now Open Closing dates vary
University of Johannesburg Now Open 27 September
University of KwaZulu Natal Now Open 30 September
University of Limpopo Now Open 31 October
University of Mpumalanga Now Open 30 September & 31 October
North-West University Now Open 30 September
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Now Open 30 September
Rhodes University Now Open 30 September
Stellenbosch University Now Open 30 June 2019 & 15 December
University of Pretoria Now Open 31 May, 30 June & 30 September
University of the Western Cape Now Open TBA
University of Witwatersrand Now Open 30 June & 30 September
Walter Sisulu University Now Open 30 September & 31 October
University of Venda Now Open 27 September
Universities of Technology Applications Open Applications Close
Cape Peninsula University of Technology Now Open 27 September
Central University of Technology Now Open 31 October
Durban Institute of Technology Now Open 31 October
Tshwane University of Technology Now Open 15 June, 31 July, 30 September
Vaal University of Technology Now Open 30 September


Therefore, if you are still unable to find the link(s) you are looking for, kindly drop a comment and we will give you a positive reply.

Alternatively, See the SA Universities Contact Details linked in below.

Contact Your University.


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  1. I applied last at uj and my matric results were bad so I decided to go back to school and now I want reapply and change the course I applied last year

  2. What requirements are need for Studying Law in
    Vaal university of Technology
    University of Johannesburg
    University of Pretoria

  3. Hello I’m currently doing grade12 2021…..last year i was doing grade 11… ….are we applying using grade11 marks? And when do we apply?….if now…please send me the websides of medical universities opened….for 2022

    • Hi there,
      the 2022 academic session is not yet open for registration.
      Students are advice to register early for 2021 registration procedure as we do not know if the portal for application is still open for registration


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