Here Are The University Application Closing Dates For 2024

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Many universities in South Africa have now opened their applications for the 2024 intake but when do they close? Here are the opening and closing dates for this application season.


Universities Open for 2024 Applications

It's the time of year where matrics and those wanting to study further at a university are waiting to apply. A bunch of Universities have now opened their applications.

We now have information on closing dates for university applications 2024, and this goes for any South African university you want to apply at.

Here are the universities who have already opened their 2024 applications as well as their closing dates for 2024.

Which Universities Are Open For Application 2024

International students might have differing closing application dates.

Universities With No Application Fee Needed

  • University of Johannesburg UJ
  • North West University
  • University of the Free State
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • Central University of Technology CUT
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • Walter Sisulu University
  • University of the Western Cape 

Keep in mind that all programmes at South African universities, including at the University of South Africa and North West University NWU, have limited space available; therefore, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment, even before the closing dates for 2024.

For more detailed information on the online application guidelines, tuition fees, applications and courses offered by a South African university, you can visit our Where To Study directory.


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