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How to Apply to Institutions in South Africa

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How to Apply to Institutions in South Africa

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It’s that time of year: application season!  If you would like to study at a university or university of technology next year, now is the time to get on it.  The application process is not as brutal as you may think.  Besides, we’ll be with you each step of the way 🙂 Discover how to apply to the institution of your choice right here, right now.  Find the institution you would like to apply to below and start the ball rolling.  It’s as easy as that.

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Apply to a University

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Apply to a University of Technology

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_cta h2=”USEFUL RESOURCE” h2_font_container=”font_size:12|color:%23141a46|line_height:1″ h2_use_theme_fonts=”yes” h4=”10 Things to Remember Before Applying to University” h4_font_container=”font_size:20|color:%23ae4768|line_height:2″ h4_google_fonts=”font_family:ABeeZee%3Aregular%2Citalic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” add_button=”right” btn_title=”DOWNLOAD FREE INFOGRAPHIC” btn_style=”outline-custom” btn_outline_custom_color=”#141a46″ btn_outline_custom_hover_background=”#ae4768″ btn_outline_custom_hover_text=”#ffffff” btn_align=”center” btn_i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-chevron-right” use_custom_fonts_h2=”true” use_custom_fonts_h4=”true” btn_add_icon=”true” btn_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2F3mi2wy3arf4n3ge2uzb86do3-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F08%2Fapplying-to-university-infographic.pdf||target:%20_blank|” css=”.vc_custom_1569416275821{border-top-width: 2px !important;border-right-width: 2px !important;border-bottom-width: 2px !important;border-left-width: 2px !important;padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;border-left-color: #ffb359 !important;border-right-color: #ffb359 !important;border-top-color: #ffb359 !important;border-bottom-color: #ffb359 !important;border-radius: 5px !important;}”]Considering applying to an institution in South Africa?  There are a few simple steps you need to remember – we have broken them down for you.  [/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”ApplyUniversity”][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Applications: Universities


[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Nelson Mandela University (NMU)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to Nelson Mandela University (NMU). Find instructions on the online application process AND the hardcopy application.” banner_image=”id^47357|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/NMMU-Cover-Photo.jpg|caption^null|alt^NMU (Nelson Mandela University)|title^NMU (Nelson Mandela University)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-nelson-mandela-university%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Sefako Makgatho University (SMU)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) here.” banner_image=”id^45326|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/SMU.jpg|caption^null|alt^Calculate your APS at Sefako Makgatho University (SMU)|title^Calculate your APS at Sefako Makgatho University (SMU)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-sefako-makgatho-health-sciences-university%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Cape Town (UCT)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Cape Town (UCT) right here. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Excited? Let’s make it happen.” banner_image=”id^47702|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/UCT.jpeg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UCT (University of Cape Town)|title^Apply to UCT (University of Cape Town)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-uct%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) right here. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Ready to start applying? Let’s go.” banner_image=”id^45460|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/UKZN.jpg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UKZN (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal)|title^Apply to UKZN (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-ukzn%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Pretoria (UP)” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to University of Pretoria (UP). You will find instructions on the online application. Please note there is no hardcopy application.” banner_image=”id^47839|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/apply-to-up.jpg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UP (University of Pretoria)|title^Apply to UP (University of Pretoria)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-up%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Western Cape (UWC)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of the Western Cape (UWC) right here. We’ve got instructions on their online application process and everything else you need to know.” banner_image=”id^44832|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/UWC.jpg|caption^null|alt^Calculate your APS for University of Western Cape (UWC)|title^Calculate your APS for University of Western Cape (UWC)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-uwc%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to North West University (NWU)” banner_desc=”You will find instructions on North West University’s online application as well as their hardcopy application.” banner_image=”id^43863|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NWU.jpg|caption^null|alt^Apply to NWU North-West University|title^Apply to NWU North-West University|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-nwu%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Sol Plaatje University (SPU)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to Sol Plaatjie University (SPU). That’s right! All the instructions on the application process right here.” banner_image=”id^45331|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/SPU.jpg|caption^null|alt^Calculate your APS at Sol Plaatje University (SPU)|title^Calculate your APS at Sol Plaatje University (SPU)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-sol-plaatjie-university%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Fort Hare (UFH)” banner_desc=”You will find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Fort Hare (UFH) right here. Ready? Great! Let’s get started!” banner_image=”id^45056|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/UFH.jpg|caption^null|alt^UFH|title^UFH|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-ufh%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Limpopo” banner_desc=”You will find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Limpopo (UL) right here. Ready, set, let’s go!” banner_image=”id^43807|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/UL.jpg|caption^null|alt^Calculate your APS at the University of Limpopo (UL)|title^Calculate your APS at the University of Limpopo (UL)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-ul%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to University of South Africa (UNISA)” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of South Africa (UNISA) right here. We’ve got instructions to help you apply to UNISA directly and if you want to apply for Unisa courses and study through a TVET.” banner_image=”id^45096|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/apply-unisa.jpg|caption^null|alt^Apply to Unisa|title^Apply to Unisa|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-unisa%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Witwatersrand (Wits)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) right here. Ready to start applying? Let’s get started.” banner_image=”id^45083|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/wits-apply.png|caption^null|alt^Apply to Wits (University of Witwatersrand)|title^Apply to Wits (University of Witwatersrand)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-wits%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Rhodes University” banner_desc=”We’ve got instructions on Rhodes University’s online application process AND their hardcopy application.” banner_image=”id^45316|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/rhodes.jpeg|caption^null|alt^rhodes university|title^rhodes university|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-rhodes%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Stellenbosch University” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to Stellenbosch University. In a few minutes, you’ll know everything you need to know to apply to SU. Get it, got it, go!” banner_image=”id^47947|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/apply-to-su-campus-.jpg|caption^null|alt^apply to university of stellenbosch|title^apply to university of stellenbosch|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-su%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Johannesburg (UJ)” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to UJ (University of Johannesburg). In a few minutes, you’ll know everything you need to know to apply to UJ. Get it, got it, go!” banner_image=”id^45111|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/apply-to-the-university-of-johannesburg-.jpeg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UJ (University of Johannesburg)|title^Apply to UJ (University of Johannesburg)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-uj%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to University of Mpumalanga (UMP)” banner_desc=”You can find a breakdown of how to apply to University of Mpumalanga (UMP). In a few minutes, you’ll know everything you need to know to apply to UMP. Get it, got it, go!” banner_image=”id^43799|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/UMP.jpg|caption^null|alt^UMP (University of Mpumalanga)|title^UMP (University of Mpumalanga)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-university-of-mpumalanga%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Free State (UFS)” banner_desc=”You will find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of the Free State (UFS) right here. We’ve got guidelines on the online application process AND the hardcopy application form.” banner_image=”id^45103|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/apply-to-the-university-of-free-state.jpeg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UFS (University of Free State)|title^Apply to UFS (University of Free State)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-ufs%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to the University of Venda (UniVen)” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to University of Venda (UniVen). You will find instructions on the online application as well as the hardcopy application.” banner_image=”id^45121|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/apply-to-the-university-of-venda.jpeg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UniVen (University of Venda)|title^Apply to UniVen (University of Venda)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-univen%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to University of Zululand (UniZulu)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Zululand (UniZulu) right here. We’ve got instructions on their online application process and everything else you need to know. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Ready, steady, let’s get started.” banner_image=”id^45468|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ZULULAND.jpg|caption^null|alt^Apply to UniZulu (University of Zululand)|title^Apply to UniZulu (University of Zululand)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-unizulu%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Walter Sisulu University (WSU)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to Walter Sisulu University (WSU) right here. We’ve got all the instructions you need to help you with WSU’s hardcopy application process. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Let’s get started.” banner_image=”id^43848|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/WSU.jpg|caption^null|alt^Calculate your APS at Walter Sisulu University (WSU)|title^Calculate your APS at Walter Sisulu University (WSU)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-wsu%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_cta h2=”RELATED INFOGRAPHIC” h2_font_container=”font_size:12|color:%23141a46|line_height:1″ h2_use_theme_fonts=”yes” h4=”How to Apply to UNISA Online” h4_font_container=”font_size:20|color:%23ae4768|line_height:2″ h4_google_fonts=”font_family:ABeeZee%3Aregular%2Citalic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” add_button=”right” btn_title=”DOWNLOAD NOW” btn_style=”outline-custom” btn_outline_custom_color=”#141a46″ btn_outline_custom_hover_background=”#ae4768″ btn_outline_custom_hover_text=”#ffffff” btn_align=”center” btn_i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-chevron-right” use_custom_fonts_h2=”true” use_custom_fonts_h4=”true” btn_add_icon=”true” btn_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2019%2F05%2Fapply-to-unisa-infographic.pdf||target:%20_blank|” css=”.vc_custom_1569416290894{border-top-width: 2px !important;border-right-width: 2px !important;border-bottom-width: 2px !important;border-left-width: 2px !important;padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;border-left-color: #ffb359 !important;border-right-color: #ffb359 !important;border-top-color: #ffb359 !important;border-bottom-color: #ffb359 !important;border-radius: 5px !important;}”]Many learners want to apply to UNISA but struggle to go about the online application. Don’t worry, we will break down the steps in a simple and easy-to-use format 🙂[/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”ApplyUniversityTechology”][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Applications: Universities of Technology


[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) right here. We have got instructions on the online application process AND the hardcopy application form. Let’s get started!” banner_image=”id^43532|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/apply-to-the-Cape-Peninsula-University-of-Techonolgy.jpeg|caption^null|alt^Apply to CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)|title^Apply to CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-cput%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Central University of Technology (CUT)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to Central University of Technology (CUT) right here. Ready to apply to CUT? Cool, let’s make it happen.” banner_image=”id^45528|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/CUT.jpg|caption^null|alt^Calculate APS at Central University of Technology (CUT)|title^Calculate APS at Central University of Technology (CUT)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-cut%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT)” banner_desc=”Find a breakdown of how to apply to Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) right here. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Ready, steady, let’s go.” banner_image=”id^45376|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/MUT.jpg|caption^null|alt^Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) APS calculation|title^Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) APS calculation|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fmangosuthu-university-technology%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Durban University of Technology (DUT)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the Durban University of Technology (DUT) right here. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Ready? Let’s get started.” banner_image=”id^43629|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/apply-to-durban-university-of-technology.jpeg|caption^null|alt^Apply to DUT (Durban University of Technology)|title^Apply to DUT (Durban University of Technology)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-dut%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)” banner_desc=”In this post, you’ll find out exactly how to apply to Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). Pretty soon, you’ll be ready to apply to TUT. Sound good?” banner_image=”id^45356|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TUT-1.jpg|caption^null|alt^Apply to TUT (Tshwane University of Technology)|title^Apply to TUT (Tshwane University of Technology)|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-tut%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][interactive_banner banner_title=”Apply to Vaal University of Technology (VUT)” banner_desc=”You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) right here. Tertiary education is just a few steps away! Let’s get started.” banner_image=”id^45502|url^https://educonnect.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/VUT.jpg|caption^null|alt^VUT|title^VUT|description^null” link_opts=”box” banner_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Feduconnect.co.za%2Fapply-to-vut%2F||target:%20_blank|” banner_bg_color=”#141a46″ desc_color=”#ffb359″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_cta h2=”USEFUL RESOURCE” h2_font_container=”font_size:12|color:%23141a46|line_height:1″ h2_use_theme_fonts=”yes” h4=”How to Fund your Studies” h4_font_container=”font_size:20|color:%23ae4768|line_height:2″ h4_google_fonts=”font_family:ABeeZee%3Aregular%2Citalic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” add_button=”right” btn_title=”DOWNLOAD FREE INFOGRAPHIC” btn_style=”outline-custom” btn_outline_custom_color=”#141a46″ btn_outline_custom_hover_background=”#ae4768″ btn_outline_custom_hover_text=”#ffffff” btn_align=”center” btn_i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-chevron-right” use_custom_fonts_h2=”true” use_custom_fonts_h4=”true” btn_add_icon=”true” btn_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2F3mi2wy3arf4n3ge2uzb86do3-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F08%2FHow-to-fund-your-studies.pdf||target:%20_blank|” css=”.vc_custom_1569416337936{border-top-width: 2px !important;border-right-width: 2px !important;border-bottom-width: 2px !important;border-left-width: 2px !important;padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;border-left-color: #ffb359 !important;border-right-color: #ffb359 !important;border-top-color: #ffb359 !important;border-bottom-color: #ffb359 !important;border-radius: 5px !important;}”]Looking at the many ways to fund your studies in South Africa can be overwhelming. Let’s break it down. Here are some ways you can fund your studies.[/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row]