How To Apply At Universities In Limpopo

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Limpopo is known for its breathtaking natural landscapes, archaeological sites and its rich cultural heritage. South Africa’s northernmost province is also home to two of the country’s twenty-six public universities. 

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There are two public universities located in the province of Limpopo. This includes The University of Limpopo and the University of Venda. Students interested in enrolling in academic programmes at these universities are encouraged to apply. 

Students in and around the province can gain expertise and knowledge in several academic disciplines at universities in Limpopo. But before they can access the world of tertiary education, they must submit applications for universities in Limpopo.

How To Apply At Universities In Limpopo

University of Limpopo 

It is envisioned that the University of Limpopo will develop into a leading African university focused on addressing the developmental needs of its surrounding communities while optimising academic excellence and innovation. 

The University of Limpopo has seven faculties, including Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Agriculture, and Management and Law. These facilities offer a wide range of academic programmes and both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

Applications for the University of Limpopo can be completed online through the institution's website. Online application is free and you will need a valid email address and an internet connection.

Applicants must ensure they meet all the admission requirements before applying to study at the University of Limpopo. 

There are several bursaries available to students who study at the University of Limpopo. 

University of Venda

The University of Venda (UNIVEN) is a traditional university that offers a variety of courses in the humanities, social sciences, and natural and applied sciences. 

UNIVEN's curriculum is designed to equip students with practical skills and knowledge to tackle real-world problems and challenges.  Students are encouraged to apply their learning in a hands-on manner, developing critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork abilities.

The university consists of faculties such as Science, Engineering and Agriculture, Management, Commerce and Law, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, and Health Sciences. 

Applications for undergraduate and postgraduate programs at UNIVEN can be submitted online. They are required to meet all the eligibility criteria before submitting an application. 

Thee are several bursaries available to students who study at the University of Venda. 

Documents Needed For University Applications 

When submitting admission applications to universities in Limpopo, students may be required to submit application forms, identification documents, academic transcripts and other supporting documents. Additional requirements may be required for specific courses or admission into certain programmes.  

Funding For Universities in Limpopo

Both the University of Limpopo and the University of Venda are public tertiary education institutions. This means that students who meet the criteria for admission to these universities may qualify for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). 

NSFAS Bursaries For Limpopo Universities. 

NSFAS provides comprehensive bursaries to students who come from homes with a household income of less than R350,000 per annum and meet other eligibility criteria. If a student is approved for funding from NSFAS, their tuition and registration fees will be paid. They will also receive several NSFAS allowances. 

For more detailed information on the tuition fees, applications and courses offered by universities in South Africa, you can visit our Where To Study directory.  Students who require funding are encouraged to visit the Bursaries Portal for information on the latest bursaries. 

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