How to Apply-First Time Applicants


 Undergraduate Application Procedures


 Semester 1: January 2014

  • If you are a South African citizen and currently in Grade 12 or have completed.
    your National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate and have never studied at UKZN before,
    you have to make application to UKZN by completing a Central Application Office (CAO)
    application form.


  • If you are currently registered at another institution for undergraduate studies and wish
    to apply for a transfer to UKZN, you must also complete the CAO application form.


Where to obtain a CAO form 

  • CAO website click on  link to download OR
  • Contact the CAO on 031 – 268 4444 OR
  • Apply ON-LINE: consult OR
  • Write to OR
  • Contact the UKZN Applications Office on 031-260 2212  


Documentation required

• Grade 12 learners must submit certified copies of their Grade 11 results (plus any available Grade 12 results) and their ID documents with the applications.
• Applicant wishing to transfer from other Universities must submit certified copies of their National Senior Certificates/Senior certificates as well as complete academic transcripts from their previous/current Universities with their applications.

Closing dates for South African citizens

• Medicine: 30 June : No late applications are accepted.
• All other programmes: 30 September. 

Semester 2: August 2014

• Applications for first time entry into semester 2 must be made directly to UKZN.

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