If you want to study next year, you need to start by applying. The key is to find out the 2022 institution application dates.
Applying for tertiary studies can be challenging to find out the details you need. From finding out the application dates to collecting all of the documents required. To help you on the way we have collected all of the South African tertiary institution application dates for 2022.
NB: Application dates may vary and/or change due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Institutions reserve the right to change these dates. Confirmation should be sought from the appropriate institution for the dates as these may have changed from the time of publication of this article.
UNIVERSITY APPLICATION DATES
Applications Open: 6 April 2020
MBChB applications: 31 May 2021 (NBT results must be available on or before the 31st of July 2021).
Early applications (excluding MBChB): 5 August 2021
Late applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2021
International student applications (excluding MBChB): 30 September 2021
Student Housing applications: 30 September 2021
Applications Open: 01 April
31 May 2020 (Health Sciences programmes apart from Nursing)
31 July 2020 (Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Nursing)
30 September 2020 (all non-selection programmes)
1 November 2020 (Fine Arts)
Applications Open: 01 April 2021
30 June 2021 (Faculty of Health Sciences; Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology, Bachelor of Arts in Film and TV)
30 September 2021 (all other programmes, residence applications)
Applications Open: 15 March 2020
30 August 2020 (Social Work)
30 September 2020 (Nursing Science)
31 October 2020 (all other programmes)
2021 dates have not been released by the institution yet, please use 2020’s dates as a guide until these are confirmed or alternatively contact the institution directly.
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION DATES
PRIVATE COLLEGE APPLICATION DATES
TVET COLLEGE APPLICATION DATES
A helpful note: Most South African TVET colleges are open to applications throughout the year. There are different intake and registration periods for each trimester.
*The COVID-19 may have impacted this at certain TVET colleges.
The key to making sure you can study in 2022 is to apply on time! Start planning for your applications and start your degree next year. Good luck!