2021 Institution Application Dates

If you would like to study in 2021, you need to know the institution application dates. From there, you can start the application process.  Exciting times!

There is no doubt about it: applying for tertiary studies is a big deal.  For starters, you need to get your application in on time.  The only way to do this is to know the application closing dates.  But, where can you find these dates?  Well, you have come to the right place.  We have all the 2021 closing application dates for South African institutions lined up. You’re welcome 🙂

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NB: Application dates may vary due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

UNIVERSITY APPLICATION DATES

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 April 2020

Applications Close:
3 August 2020 (early closing date)
30 September 2020 (late closing date)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 March 2020

Applications Close:
30 September 2020 (non-selection courses)
30 June 2020
(selection courses)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: March 2020

Applications Close: 30 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPENING SOON

Applications Open: May 2020

Applications Close: 
28 September 2020 (
Health Sciences faculty)
31 October 2020 (
Other faculties)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open:  1 March 2020

Applications Close: 31 July 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 March 2020

Applications Close:
31 May 2020 (programmes in the Faculty of Medicine)
30 June 2020 (all other undergraduate programmes)
31 October 2020 (Diploma in Public Accountability)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 April 2020

Applications Close: 30 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: April 2020

Applications Close: 31 October 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open:
1 March 2020 (Health Sciences Faculty except for Bachelor of Optometry and BSoc Sc Nursing)
1 April 2020 (all other programmes)

Applications Close:
31 May 2020 (Health Sciences programmes apart from Nursing)
31 July 2020 (Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Nursing)
30 September 2020 (all non-selection programmes)
1 November 2020 (Fine Arts)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 April 2020

Applications Close: 30 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 15 March 2020

Applications Close:
30 June 2020 (Medical programmes)
30 September 2020 (all other programmes)
30 April 2020 (second semester programmes)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: April 2020

Applications Close: 30 Sepetmeber 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 May 2020

Applications Close:
30 September 2020
(Education and Training programme)
31 October 2020 (all other programmes)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 06 April 2020

Applications Close: 31 July 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open:  March 2020

Applications Close:
31 May 2020 (Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Health Sciences and Architecture)
30 June 2020 (Faculty of Humanities: Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, Fine Arts, Information Design, Music and Drama)
30 September 2020 (most other programmes)

Check out the closing dates for specific programmes

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: Unisa’s application model is open and continuous, which means that applications remain open throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPENING SOON

Applications Open:  May 2020

Applications Close: 30 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 1 March 2020

Applications Close:
30 June 2020 (Faculty of Health Sciences; Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology, Bachelor of Arts in Film and TV)
30 September 2020 (all other programmes)                              

APPLICATION STATUS: OPENING SOON

Applications Open: May 2020

Applications Close: 27 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open:  15 March 2020

Applications Close:
30 August 2020 (Social Work)
30 September 2020 (Nursing Science)
31 October 2020 (all other programmes)                       

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION DATES

APPLICATION STATUS: OPENING SOON

Applications Open: May 2020

Applications Close:  31 August 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPENING SOON

Applications Open: 13th May 2020

Applications Close: 
31 July 2020
(certain programmes)
30 September 2020 (all other programmes)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 15 March 2020 

Applications Close:
15 June 2020 (medical qualifications)
30
September 2020 (the majority of other programmes)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 15 March 2020

Applications Close: 30 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 15 March 2020

Applications Close: 30 September 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Open: 15 March 2020

Applications Close: 31 October 2020

TVET COLLEGE APPLICATION DATES

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: registration is open at different times throughout the year, depending on the course of study.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year, depending on the course of study.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: registration is open at different times throughout the year, depending on the course of study.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: registration is open at different times throughout the year, depending on the course of study.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: 30 November 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: registration periods take place three times a year for trimester courses – January, April/May, August/September.

PRIVATE COLLEGE APPLICATION DATES

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close:

First semester: 12 February 2020

Second semester: 22 July 2020

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: You can apply for first or second semester, as well as part-time courses, throughout the year. 

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year for different intakes.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: short courses start throughout the year so applications are open for different intakes.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year for different intakes.  Take a look at their website.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: you can apply throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: CLOSED

Applications Close: February 2019

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close:
1 April 2020 (Singapore, Yangon, Dehli/Bangalore/Mumbai)
1 May 2020 (Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Shanghai, Bangkok, Dehli/Bangalore/Mumbai)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close:  applications are open at different times throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year for the January and July intakes.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: the application process is open at different times throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: you can apply throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close:
31 May 2019 (early bird application)
31 October 2019 (standard application)

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: are open throughout the year for different intakes.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close:  applications are open throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: you can apply at different times throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year for different intakes.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: applications are open throughout the year.

APPLICATION STATUS: OPEN

Applications Close: you can apply throughout the year.

Please note:  Most TVET colleges in South Africa are open to applications throughout the year.  There will be different intake and registration periods for each trimester. 

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Studying in 2021 is NOT impossible.  Start applying now and make 2021 your year.  Good luck! 🙂

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