2025 University of Limpopo Application Information

2025 University of Limpopo Application Information

APPLICATION FORM 2025

Under – Graduate Post – Graduate

ENROLMENT

MANAGEMENT

CONTACTS:

University Registrar

University of Limpopo

Private Bag X1106

Sovenga, 0727

Tel: 015 268 3332 / 2812 / 2788 / 3276

C/O R71 Tzaneen Road and University Street Mankweng Township

University of Limpopo

Old Admin Block Ground Floor

Sovenga 0727

1GENERAL APPLICATION INFORMATION

1.1University of Limpopo paper-based applications open on 06 March 2025.

1.2Each prospective student must complete only one application form. On the application form, kindly indicate your first and second choice in terms of what you wish to study.

1.3Once your application form has been processed, you will receive an acknowledgment letter and / or SMS, with a reference number.

1.4If on the basis of the results you submitted (either Grade 11; Grade 12, etc.) you are deemed to be meeting the minimum entry requirements for the programme you wish to study for, you will be issued with a provisional acceptance letter, which merely says you will be accepted into the programme, subject to your final National Senior Certificate results.

1.5Receiving either an acknowledgment letter or provisional acceptance letter does not imply that you have been accepted by the University of Limpopo yet. Admission is a separate process that your application undergoes after being evaluated by the relevant Faculty.

HOW TO FILL IN THE APPLICATION FORM?

2.1The form must be completed in full.

2.2The paper-based application form, when submitted, must be accompanied by:

ŸAll relevant supporting documents (ID Copy, NSC Results, etc.) NB: all documents must be certified.

ŸProof of bank payment fee of R220 for South African students and R330 for international students.

ŸPost graduate students should also submit academic transcript, degree / diploma certificate, etc.

2.3For your own protection, cash should not be included when posting application to the University of Limpopo.

2.4Your paper-based application form must be posted to:

The Registrar, Enrolment Management University of Limpopo

Private Bag X1106, SOVENGA, 0727

2.5The University of Limpopo reserves the right to reject or withdraw your application if you provide incorrect, incomplete, illegible or fake documents.

2.6Please check the following on your application form before posting it to the University:

All documents must be certified

School Leaving / Matric certificate

Testimonial / Certificate of Conduct

Degree certificate

Universities South Africa (HESA)

/ SAQA evaluation Certificate

Diploma certificate

Copy of Identity document/Passport

Academic transcript

/ Birth certificate

Proof of payment

School results

Marriage certificate

Name of Officer:___________________

Signature :___________________

OFFICE STAMP

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University of Limpopo – Application Form 2025

To be a leading African University focused on the developmental needs of its communities and epitomising academic excellence and innovativeness

MISSION

A University which responds actively:

ØTo the development needs of its students, staff and communities,

ØThrough relevant and higher quality education and training, research and community engagement, and

ØIn partnership and collaboration with its stakeholders.

VALUES

ØAccountability

ØTransparency

ØIntegrity

ØAcademic Freedom

ØExcellence and Professionalism

CHECK LIST:

1Application handling fee: Is your proof of payment attached?

2 Are certified copies of all the relevant documents attached?

3Did you complete your application form in full?

4Did you indicate the name of study programme you wish to apply for?

5Did you provide information about your parent / guardian or next of kin?

6 Did you provide your ID number/copy, physical and postal addresses?

7Did you submit the application form before the closing date? (Closing date for MBChB: 31 July 2025. Closing date for other qualifications: 29 September 2025)

3.GENERAL INFORMATION RELATING TO ON-CAMPUS RESIDENCE APPLICATION

3.1Please note that indicating that you require a place in the University residence does not guarantee you a place in the residence.

3.2The University has limited student accommodation capacity, therefore room allocation is done on first come first served basis.

3.3No student will be admitted to the residence until he/she has been academically admitted to a programme and before appropriate fees have been paid.

3.4Late applications will not be considered for On-Campus Residence.


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.