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Frequently Asked Questions

When do applications open?

Our applications open on 1 April 2021 for intake.
Go to our website at http://studies.nwu.ac.za/undergraduate-studies/fields-study to view our different courses and the admission requirements.

What is my application status?

Please contact the admission office at applicationsug@nwu.ac.za  or
(018) 389 2025/2252/2525/2825 for the Mahikeng Campus
(018) 285-4320/4003/4403/2625 for the Potchefstroom Campus
(016) 910 3119/3154/3168/3114/3023 for the Vanderbijlpark Campus

What is the application fee?

There is no application fee payable when you apply. For international students a fee of R550 is applicable.

Where do I apply for bursaries?

You can go to our website at http://studies.nwu.ac.za/af/studies/beurse-en-lenings for information on bursaries, or send your enquiry to the following email address:
Mahikeng Campus
MC-UnderGradBurs@nwu.ac.za for prospective and current students
MC-PostGradBurs@nwu.ac.za for postgraduate students
Potchefstroom Campus
PUK-UnderGradBurs@nwu.ac.za for prospective and current students
PUK-PostgradBurs@nwu.ac.za for postgraduate students
Vanderbijlpark Campus
VC-UnderGradBurs@nwu.ac.za for prospective and current students
VC-PostGradBurs@nwu.ac.za for postgraduate students
It is important to contact Corene Middleton directly regarding Sport bursaries at corene.middleton@nwu.ac.za

When are the closing dates for applications?

Closing dates:

Non-selection courses: 30 September 2021
Music: 31 August 2021 – Also apply for an audition before the closing date 
Graphic Design: 31 August 2021
Engineering: 30 September 2021
Occupational Hygiene: 30 September 2021
Urban and Regional planning: 30 September 2021
Pharmacy: 31 July 2021
All other selection courses: 30 June 2021