Vaal University of Technology (VUT)

Located just south of Johannesburg, the Vaal University of Technology takes pride in its vision to foster an innovative university body that produces skilled graduates whose work will have a positive impact on society. Its origins can be traced back to the mid 20th Century and, with the transformation of South African Technikons, it was established as the Vaal University of Technology in 2004. VUT focuses on educating its students through cutting-edge technology.

Application Date:

 30 September 2019

Application Fees:

  • R100 (South African applicants)
  • R110 (International applicants)
  • R140 (Late Application Fee)

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Open Days

Date: 18 May 2019
Time: 09:00 – 14:00

Course Cost Range Per Annum

Tuition costs at VUT range anywhere from R12 680 (semester course) to R 28 300.


Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application:
    This option is only available to undergraduate applicants.  Postgraduates need to apply online. 

You can post your application to:
Main Campus (Vanderbijlpark)
Andries Potgieter Boulevard
Private Bag X021

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form if you need to. You may find the hard copy application form here.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

Remember to check your application status

View a detailed breakdown of how to apply to VUT.


The university of technology offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences
  • Faculty of Human Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Management Sciences

Check out VUT’s campuses.

Don’t meet the minimum requirements?  There’s still hope.


  • General Admission Requirements [VIEW]
  • Residence Information [VIEW]


Have questions about your application?

Tel:  0861 861 888

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:

Andries Potgieter Blvd