2018 Institution Open Days

Are you trying to decide where to study next year?  Well, a cool way to do this is by attending the institutions Open Days.  Trust us.

Wait, what's an Open Day?

Open Days are hosted by institutions across South Africa.  They allow you to check out the campus, ask questions and get all the important information you need to know.  It’s a GREAT way to see what an institution has to offer and if it’s the place for you 🙂

Open Days: What’s the Point?

If you’re unsure about whether studying is for you, the best thing to do is actually check out this after-school option.  Fact: the only way to truly get an idea of campus-life is to be on campus.  Not convinced?  You can find some other reasons why Open Days are worth your time by checking out our tips. Oh, and...an Open Day is FREE so you have nothing to lose.  

Tip: if you need any specific information about the Open Day, it is best to get in touch with the institution 🙂

Save the Date

Take note of the Open Days coming up 🙂 Save time and choose which type of institution you are interested in:

University Open Days

University of the Cape Town (UCT)

Date: 21 April 2018

Time: 10:00 – 15:00

University of the Free State (UFS)

Dates and Venues:
12 May 2018
, Bloemfontein Campus

26 May 2018, Qwaqwa Campus

University of Johannesburg (UJ)

30 July 2018 and 1 August 2018 (Grade 9 Open Day)

Please Note: the Open Day for matrics is still to be confirmed.

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN)

5 May 2018 (Pietermaritzburg Campus)

12 May 2018 (Westville Campus)

University of Witwatersrand (Wits)

Sunday, 28 January 2018


Braamfontein Campus East Library Lawns

Nelson Mandela University (NMU)

First week of May
(specific date still to be finalised)

P.E. and George Campus

North West University (NWU)

Dates and Venues:
Saturday, 5 May 2018, Potchefstroom Campus
Saturday, 12 May 2018, Vaal Triangle Campus
Saturday, 19 May 2018, Mafikeng Campus

University of Pretoria (UP)

Health Sciences Open Day
Friday, 9 March 2018

14:00 – 17:00

Prinshof Campus, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria

Veterinary Science Open Day
Saturday, 10 March 2018

08:00 – 13:00

Onderstepoort Campus, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria

Rhodes University

Rhodes does not host an official Open Day but you may contact them to arrange a tour of the campus.

Stellenbosch University

Saturday, 24 February 2018

University of the Western Cape (UWC)

Date: 12 May 2018 (still be confirmed)

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University of Technology Open Days

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)

Date: 12 May 2018

Venue: Bellville Campus

Central University of Technology (CUT)

Dates and Venues:
Saturday, 5 May 2018, Welkom Campus

Saturday, 12 May 2018, Bloemfontein Campus 

Time: 10:00

Durban University of Technology (DUT)

Open Week Begins:
Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Open Week Ends:
Saturday, 19 May 2018

Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT)

24 and 25 April 2018

Venue: Dr Pixley Seme Hall on the MUT main campus

Vaal University of Technology (VUT)

Date: 12 May 2018

Time: 09:00 – 14:00

Private College Open Days

Central Technical College (CTC)

Please note: you will be able to visit the campus at the following times:

Weekdays: 08:00 – 17:00
Saturdays: 08:00 – 13:00

City Varsity

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Time: 09:00 – 12:00


Saturday, 20 January 2018

Time: 08:00 – 12:00

eta College

20 January 2018

09:00 – 10:30

WPCC, Ave de Mist, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa

ICESA Education

Open Week for Higher Education begins on 5 February 2018

Open Learning Group

Dates and Venues:

20, 27 January and 3 February 2018
, Durban

20, 27 January and 3 February 2018
, Johannesburg and Pretoria

Pearson Institute

Pearson will have an Open Day every Saturday from now until the end of January 2018.

Time: 08:00 – 13:00

Prestige Academy

Dates and Times:
Saturday 5 May 2018, 08:30 -15:00

Saturday 28 July 2018, 08:30 -15:00

Winter Workshop (for grade 11 and 12 learners):
10-13 July 2018

Rosebank College

22-23 June 2018 and 28-29 September 2018


20 January 2018

09:00 – 13:00


Institutions in South Africa

Browse through all the institutions in South Africa and find out all you need to know about your tertiary education options.

EduConnect 2Cents

Don’t miss this chance to explore your optionsNot sure what you would like to study after school?  No problem – take a look at our three steps to discovering your career.  After you have an idea of which type of career interests you, find out more about where you would like to study.  This is when Open Days are really useful.

Open Days are super informative and will help you make some tough decisions.  So take note of the dates and enjoy looking around for a campus that tickles your fancy 😀