The University of Cape Town (UCT) is an internationally recognised
institution making it the academic home of more than 25 000 students. Of those,
close to 20 percent are international students who come from over 100 different
Because of the global demand and limited space many young people will
miss out on the opportunity to further their studies at this renowned institution.
Follow these instructions to submit an application for admission.
According to the UCT website applications should be submitted as early as
possible in the applications cycle which starts in April.Undergraduate
applications close on 30 September while postgraduate applications have
a number of closing dates, depending on the nature of the programme.
An application fee is payable with every application, except in the case of most
graduates of UCT.
Current learners at school should ensure that all examination results from
Grade 11 until September of Grade 12 are submitted, some with the application,
and others after the application is submitted. Failure to submit these results may
result in delays.
Transferring students should ensure that all transcripts and academic
records are submitted as early as possible, and that a final transcript of current
studies being undertaken reaches the Admissions Office as soon as possible
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