Apply online

To apply online you will need a working email address and your South African identity number. If you are an international applicant, you need your passport number. 

Applications close

31 July 2024 for South African and international applicants.

Application status

Check your application status online or follow the directions on your letter from the admissions office in order to log in and determine your application status. Should you not have received your login and password, you may also use your names and birth date.

For more information on how to apply, visit the UCT Undergraduate Prospectus

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