The following is an outline of the steps to register for your qualification and modules:

STEP 1: ADMISSION TO THE UFS

Do you have an active KOVSIE student number?

If YES, proceed to step 2.

If NOclick here   

Students must apply for admission before they can register. Students who interrupted their studies must reapply via the Applications and Admissions Division to continue with their studies. Students who want to change their qualifications must first collect the correct form from the Admission Officers and then contact their faculty for permission to change.

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STEP 2: PREPAYMENT

Have you made the prepayment for registration for 2018?

If YES, proceed to step 3.

If NOclick here

For information about bursaries, click here

Remember that the prepayment, as well as outstanding fees from 2017 must be paid at least 5 workdays before registration.

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STEP 3: GENERAL AND FACULTY RULES
Do you have any questions on the rules of the university/faculties?

If YESclick here for information.
If NO, proceed to step 4

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STEP 4: CHANGING OF QUALIFICATION
Do you want/need to change the qualification you have been admitted to?

If YESclick here for information.
If NO, proceed to step 5

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STEP 5: ACADEMIC ADVICE
Have you received academic advice yet?

If YES, proceed to step 6.
If NOclick here for the academic advice programme.

Students should preferably obtain academic advice before registration.

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STEP 5: ACADEMIC ADVICE
Have you received academic advice yet?

If YES, proceed to step 6.
If NOclick here for the academic advice programme.

Students should preferably obtain academic advice before registration.

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STEP 6: REGISTRATION
If you have answered yes to all previous questions, you may proceed to register for your qualification and modules.

  • For information about online registration and the links to the online registration process, click here .
    Please note that for some qualifications you cannot register online. You must register in person on campus for:

      • Some of the extended curriculum students
      • Occasional studies
      • Qualifications in the Faculty of Health Sciences
      • International students
      • UFS Business School students (unless otherwise communicated)

  • For information about the personal and electronic registration process on campus, click here.
  • Master's and Doctoral Degrees: For information about the personal and electronic registration process on campus, click here.
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STEP 7: PROOF OF REGISTRATION
Do you have a proof of your registration?

If YES, proceed to step 8.
If NO click here for information.

It is your responsibility to make sure that your registration details are correct. Print a proof of registration after you completed the registration process in order to check the details.

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STEP 8: CHANGING OF MODULES AFTER REGISTRATION
Do you need to change/correct your registration details?

If YESclick here for information.
If NO, proceed to step 9

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STEP 9: CHANGING OF QUALIFICATION AFTER REGISTRATION
Do you want/need to change your qualification?

If YESclick here for information.
If NO, proceed to step 10

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STEP 10: ATTENDANCE AT/PARTICIPATION IN CLASSES/WORK SESSIONS

Have you registered for all the modules you would like to attend?

If NOClick here for information.

YOU HAVE NOW COMPLETED THE REGISTRATION PROCESS!

CANCELLATION OF STUDIES OR RESIDENCE LODGING
Do you need to cancel your studies?

  • For information on complete cancellation of studies (after registration) and/or residence lodging, please Click here.
 

CONTACT PERSONS
Do you have some enquiries?

OFFICIAL EMAIL ADDRESS

Your official UFS email address (studentnumber@ufs4life.ac.za) should be monitored on a regular basis. This email address serves as the official electronic communication channel between the University and the student. Please note that other eemail addresses will not be used. However, you can arrange that the emails you receive on your UFS email address be automatically forwarded to any other preferred email address so that you receive university information.

To access your email, go to http://www.ufs4life.ac.za

 Please note that the password you use to access your email account is the UFS password that the university has issued to you, and should be changed regularly for security reasons. If your password has expired or you have forgotten it, you can go to https://selfservice.ufs.ac.za to change it. You will receive a one-time pin code via an SMS that will grant you access to change your password. It is advisable that you answer and set up the security questions in advance, as this will assist you in the process of obtaining a password if you should forget it. Alternatively, you can call the student helpdesk at the Information and Communication Technology Services Department (ICT) at +27 (0)51 401 2442.        

Blackboard (E-Learning Service)

Blackboard is an online learning management system where you will find study material and assessment related to the modules you registered for at the university. Students must verify that the modules they registered for reflect on the Blackboard portal where applicable.

Please note: Newly registered modules will only be available on the platform after 24 hours. Not all lecturers make use of the Blackboard service for additional study guidance. Please consult the relevant lecturer or your study guide if you are uncertain whether the particular module should be available on Blackboard.

On campus

A helpdesk will be available in EXR 4 for assistance with Blackboard enquiries during the registration period.

Off-campus

Please notify the Blackboard Helpdesk at +27 (0)51 401 9452 for assistance if the modules you registered for are not reflected on the portal.

To access Blackboard, visit the following website: https://learn.ufs.ac.za

To log into your Blackboard account, type:

Username: Student number
Password: UFS campus password

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