University of Zululand (Unizulu) Nursing Application 2025

University of Zululand (Unizulu) Nursing Application 2025

The Admissions office at the University of Zululand is responsible for:

 Assisting faculties in meeting their enrolment targets by admitting applicants who have the ability to succeed at the University. In addition to this, the office provides   admission and academic programme advice to all prospective applicants as well as parents who want their children to study at UNIZULU;

 Welcoming all first time entry applicants to the University;

 Assisting faculties in meeting their enrolment targets by admitting applicants who have the ability to succeed at the University;

Providing admission and academic programme advice to all prospective applicants as well as parents who want their children to study at UNIZULU;

Assisting applicants with application forms and booklets with information on academic programmes, requirements and duration of the academic programme. It is very important that applicants observe these requirements before they apply to study at the University of Zululand. Application forms are also accessible from the Central Applications Office (CAO) in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Prospective applicants are advised to submit the forms to the CAO or the Kwa-Dlangezwa or Richards Bay Campus Admissions offices with the relevant documents and proof of payment for their application.

Application Forms

FORM NAMEDOWNLOAD LINK
Application Form for Postgraduate Studies – ADM01Download
Departmental Postgraduate Form – PGRD2Download
Application for Returning Students – ADM02Download
Applicant Information – biographical data change form – ADM03Download
Acceptance Offer Form –   ADM04Download
Application for PGCE Form – PGCEDownload
CAO Change of Mind/Extending your Application Request Form Download

International Student Application

The University of Zululand is compelled to ensure that government’s regulations are implemented and complied with, in terms of the international student’s documentation. Therefore, all international students are urged to be in possession of valid documents before registering with the University.

In terms of the Immigration Act, Foreign students must provide the following documents:

  • Valid passport
  • Study permit for UZ
  • SAQA verification certificate
  • Proof of financial means (bank statements, bursaries, cash available/traveller’s cheque to cover envisaged living expenses during the sojourn in the Republic and to pay tuition fees)
  • You must make arrangements for adequate medical insurance cover while studying in the Republic of South Africa before registration

It is strongly advised that foreign students approach the South African Embassy in their home countries for more information or requirements before they come to the Republic of South Africa to study. Alternatively, applicants may visit the Department of Home Affairs at www.dha.gov.za

Kindly note in terms of the South African Immigration Act, 2002, its amendment Act 2004 and 2014 the Registrar of UNIZULU will:

Provide proof of registration as contemplated in the relevant legislation within 60 days of registration; or

– In the event of a failure to register by the closing date, provide the Director General with a notification of failure to register within 7 days of the closing date of registration

– within 30 days of de-registration, notify the Director-General that the applicant is no longer registered with UNIZULU; and

– within 30 days of completion of studies, notify the Director-General when the applicant has completed his or her studies or requires to extend such period of study

Before applying for a study permit, please note:

  1. You must make arrangements to pay all University fees for the duration of studies.
  2. You are required to return to your home country on completion of your studies.

Should you require any further information please contact the International Student Office at (+27) 359026548 or email at CebekhuluB@unizulu.ac.za

ACCOMMODATION: Please arrange your own accommodation if you have not been allocated a room by the University.

May I take this opportunity to wish you success with your studies, we look forward to welcoming you as a student.


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.