University application dates for 2020

University application dates for 2020

The Ministry of Education is doing the most in ensuring that education is accessible to most people in the country. One of these ways is by keeping the public informed about the process of enrolling in institutions of higher education. The details on university application dates 2020 are essential in ensuring that the process runs efficiently and that the public actively takes part in the process. Here are all the application dates that you might need.

University application dates for 2020

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Are you a prospectus student who is looking forward to enrolling in an institution of higher education and are worried about being locked out? If that is the case, you might want to check out these university application dates 2020 to find out whether there are institutions that could offer you a chance.

2020 University application dates

This list will help you determine which universities are still open for applications for 2020 in South Africa.

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Which universities are still open for applications for 2020?

This list will help you evaluate whether or not you stand a chance in any of the top-notch institutions in the country in 2020. It will also provide you with insights into the institutions' academic programmes. That way, you will decide whether or not you should enrol or wait for the 2021 academic year.

Nelson Mandela University (NMU)

This is one of the institutions that are still accepting applications in 2020. The institution is encouraging prospectus students to take advantage of the Central Applications Clearing House to land a chance in the institution or any of the 26 public universities until the 28th of February 2020.

University of Fort Hare (UFH)

The deadline for the application of this institution was on 30th September 2019.

University of Pretoria

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The deadline for the University of Pretoria online application 2020 study was concluded on 31st May 2019. Prospectus students are advised to check out the dates and apply for the oncoming intake.

North West University (NWU)

The deadline for the non-selection and selection courses was on 30th September 2019 and 30th June 2019 respectively.

University of the Free State (UFS)

The deadline for this institution was on 30th September 2019.

University of South Africa (UNISA)

The online application for 2020 for this institution is open, and it is scheduled to close on 7th March 2020. Admission to the selected programmes will depend on the availability of space and whether or not the prospectus student meets the set requirements.

Rhodes University

The deadline for this institution was on 30th September 2019.

University of Johannesburg (UJ)

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The deadline for this institution was on 27th September 2019. Applications for the 2021 academic year will start on 1st April 2021.

University of the Western Cape (UWC)

The deadline was on 30th September 2019.

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)

The deadline was on 30th September 2019.

University of Cape Town (UCT)

The deadline was on 31st July 2019. The institution does not accept late applications.

University of Witwatersrand (Wits)

Most of the applications for 2020 closed on 30th September 2019. The last batch closed on 13th December 2019.

University of Limpopo (UL)

The application process was closed on 27th September 2019.

University of Venda (UniVen)

The deadline was on 27th September 2019. If you wish to consider to apply online at the University of Venda, you might want to check out the 2020/2021 application.

University of Mpumalanga (UMP)

The institution is still accepting applications for the following programmes.

University of Zululand (UniZulu)

The application process for 2020 was closed in 2019.

Stellenbosch University

The institution is currently not receiving any requests for 2020. It will, however, open the application process on 1st March 2020.

From this list, it is paramount to note that most of the institutions are not accepting any more applications.

TVET Colleges

If you are not satisfied with the list of universities still accepting applications in South Africa, you might want to consider checking out these TVET colleges as you might stand a chance in one of them.

Lyceum Correspondence College

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Lyceum Correspondence College receives applications throughout the year. The only difference is that the time that a prospectus student submits their application determines the time that they will take their examination.

Pearson Institute of Higher Education

Pearson Institute of Higher Education is now receiving applications for the January and July intake.

eta College

Applications for eta College can be made at any time of the year as the college offers several intakes.

By now, you must have seen the pattern in the important dates for most of the institutions in South Africa. If you are persistent in pursuing your studies in 2020, you should consider the institutions whose deadline is not due. It is important to note that the university application dates are keenly followed and that most of the institutions do not accept late applications. If you want to join these institutions in 2021, the 2019 dates will help you out.

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