Uct Applications 2021

  • Applications for admission in 2021 will open. Applications will close on 31 July 2021 for all undergraduate programmes. Please remember to apply online.
  • The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) will open for registrations for the 2021 intake. You must apply online.

4 April 2021

  • Open Day is a good opportunity to access important information about the application process. (It’s also a good time for younger siblings to start thinking about UCT opportunities!)
    Please note: Following international advice on the hosting of large gatherings, we have taken the precautionary measure to cancel the 2021 Open Day, which was due to be held on Saturday, 4 April 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience.
    Read the VC Desk: COVID-19: Update on mass gatherings, graduation and travel.

1 August 2021

  • National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding applications open. You must apply online.

31 August 2021

  • All undergraduate applications close. We do not accept late applications.
  • Applications for student housing close.

30 September 2021

  • Closing date for undergraduate programme changes: 30 September 2021.

You do so by sending a request to admissions-ug@uct.ac.za or submitting a written request to the Admissions Office.30 September 2021

  • Final date to submit the Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) portfolio.

31 October 2021

  • For applicants finishing secondary school in 2021, all grade 12 interim results, or predicted scores in the case of non-NSC candidates, are due.
  • Interim and past transcripts for transferring applicants are due.

30 November 2021

  • Last date to apply for National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding. You must apply online.

31 December 2021

  • All final transcripts and non-NSC school-leaving results (except CIE, ZIMSEC and NSSC) must be submitted as certified paper documents.

15 January 2021

  • Final tertiary transcripts are due for students registered for tertiary studies in 2021.
  • Final CAIE, ZIMSEC and NSSC results from the November 2021 session are due.

Full details are available in the undergraduate prospectus.