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Application Documents for Admission to the UFS

Become a UFS student in 9 steps:

Step 1: Apply online or in hard copy (written).
Step 2: Your application form is processed. You will receive a student number. If you have not submitted the required documents, you will be requested to do so in order to finalise your application.
Step 3: You are conditionally admitted once you meet all the admission requirements.
Step 4: If you have applied for campus residence, you will now receive correspondence from Housing and Residence Affairs.
Step 5: If you are accepted when the final Grade 12 results become available, in January 2018, you will receive a letter of acceptance.
Step 6: You have to make prepayments five (5) days prior to registration in January 2018. Use your student number as the reference number.
Step 7: Register during January 2018.
Step 8: Get your study material and timetable after registration.
Step 9: Enjoy your classes, which start early February 2018.

Important dates

Applications open for 2018: 1 April 2017
Bloemfontein Campus Open Day:
13 May 2017
Qwaqwa Campus Open Day:
20 May 2017
Applications close for Health Sciences and Architecture:
31 May 2017

Apply to study in 2017: second semester

Visit https://apply.ufs.ac.za to access the application system.
Please note that not all programmes are offered in the second semester

Apply to study in 2018

Visit https://apply.ufs.ac.za to access the application system.

Application documents for admission for currently registered students

  • DV2 Form (Application to change an incomplete qualification (degree/diploma/certificate) and or campus of studies by a registered student.)
  • DV3 Form (Application form for registered students in their final year who wish to apply for a new qualification on completion of the qualification (degree/diploma/certificate) they are currently registered for.)

Together with the AP and language requirements as indicated in the 2018 Prospectus, you need the following:

- If an applicant did not pass the NSC with admission to Bachelor’s studies or the Senior Certificate (SC) with endorsement, he/she will have to apply for conditional exemption with USAf at mb.usaf.ac.za
- If an applicant wrote any other exam than the NSC, IEB or SC, he/she should apply for conditional exemption with USAf at mb.usaf.ac.za
- If an applicant completed a post-secondary school education and do not have admission to Bachelor’s studies or an endorsement, he/she should apply for conditional exemption with USAf at mb.usaf.ac.za

Selection forms


The Humanities

Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Economic and Management Sciences

Health Sciences

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