Sol Plaatje University Applications For 2025 Are Open

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Applications to study at Sol Plaatje University (SPU) in the 2025 academic year are open, hurry and apply now! Begin your path to success today.  Don't forget there is not application fee!

Applications to study at Sol Plaatje University (SPU) in 2025 are now open for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Prospective students can apply to study at the University by using the online application system. There is no application fee required to apply. 

If you satisfy the minimum requirements, it does not mean that you will automatically be admitted to the study programme at SPU. If your academic performance is above these minimum requirements, your chance of being admitted to study at the University will be better.

How To Apply

  1. To start applying, go to SPU applications page
  2. Click on the icon next to 'Apply, register, change personal information, get academic and other information'
  3. Complete your personal information 
  4. Click 'Save'
  5. Create your pin
  6. The system has created a reference number that will become the student number once your biographical data have been saved
  7. You have now accessed the Student Online System
  8. Click on 'Application', then 'View Application Rules'
  9. Read the Academic Applications rules and click on 'I Accept'
  10. Click on 'Schools Attended', then click on the list of values to search for your Senior Secondary School
  11. Click on the correct school
  12. Capture the start year and month then the end year and month and click 'SAVE'. If you made a mistake, click on the 'Delete' button and 'SAVE'
  13. Click on Enter School Leaving Subjects
  14. Please make use of the list of values linked after your School Leaving Subjects, Grade and Symbols. Click on the correct Subject and 'SAVE'
  15. Click on 'Certificates seen'
  16. Click on ID, upload scanned document and 'SAVE'
  17. Click on 'Disabilities' to disclose if applicable and 'SAVE'
  18. Click on 'Submit Application'
  19. After selecting the qualification, complete the following, Academic Preference = 1 (Choice 1)
  20. Click on 'SAVE and Continue'
  21. Click on 'View Completed Application(s)' so that you can view the qualification(s) you have applied for
  22. Click on 'Personal Contact Detail'. You can now update your cell number(s), email address, Next of Kin Cell Number, etc. online. Click on 'CELL NUMBER', capture or override it with your new cell number and 'SAVE'. The same applies to your EMAIL Address.
  23. Click on 'Address Validation'. Click on the list of values to link your Next of Kin or Account address. SAVE after creating new addresses.
  24. Your application is now complete

Should applicants encounter difficulties using the online application system, they can send an email message to the Admissions Office at [email protected].

The final decision on your admission will be based on your academic performance and the availability of space in the programme. 

What Sol Plaatje Offers

Sol Plaatje University is a public university located in Kimberley, South Africa. It was established in 2013 and named after Sol Plaatje, a South African writer, activist, and politician. 

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in a variety of fields, including Education, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Humanities. Its academic programmes are designed to meet the needs of the South African economy and society, and to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen careers.

One of the unique features of Sol Plaatje University is its focus on technology-enhanced learning. The university has a state-of-the-art e-learning platform that allows students to access course materials and interact with their lecturers and fellow students from anywhere in the world. This approach to learning is particularly relevant in a digital age where technology is rapidly changing the way we live and work.

Sol Plaatje University is also committed to promoting social justice and equality. The university has a strong focus on community engagement, and its students and staff are actively involved in a range of community projects and initiatives aimed at addressing social and economic challenges in the region.

Overall, Sol Plaatje University is an exciting institution that is making a valuable contribution to higher education in South Africa. Its innovative approach to teaching and learning, combined with its commitment to social justice, make it a unique and important institution in the country.


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