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2018 Postgraduate Application Form

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How to Apply

To apply for admission at the University of Venda, simply print the form and post it back with the required documentation, and signatures to:

The Registrar
Student Admissions
University of Venda
Private Bag x5050

Step 1: Choose Career, Download Prospectus and calculate points (Univen Prospectus).
Important Information for new applicants

Application for admission must be made on the prescribed form, which must be accompanied by the following:

  • a testimonial of good conduct;
  • a Matriculation certificate or, if not yet available, some form of proof that the prospective student complies with the necessary requirements for the degree for which s/he desire to register for or a statement of last school symbol achieved;
  • one passport photograph (one for admission)
  • application fees – no-refundable Postal Order;
  • Copy of pages 1 of Identity Document.

No person shall be admitted as a candidate for a degree unless he has obtained the Matriculation certificate of the Committee of University Principals (SAUVCA) or a certificate of exemption from the Matriculation examination. It may be required of a prospective student to pass an ENTRANCE TEST before being granted permission to register. Alternatively, it may be required of a student to take SPECIAL MODULES in certain disciplines.

Appropriate prior learning in a specified area of study shall also be recognised. The criteria to assess prior learning shall be determined by Senate.

Unless the Senate grants special permission, modules taken outside a prescribed curriculum, i.e “extra-curricula” modules, shall be subject to the same admission requirements as modules taken within the prescribed curriculum for a degree or diploma.

Registration of Students (Chapter 10, Section 86, Statute of University of Venda )

A student must report for registration on the dates and during the times specified.

Each candidate for registration must complete and sign the prescribed registration form and submit it to the Dean of the School concerned for approval, giving details of the module(s) he intends to follow.

The full fees for the semester are payable in advance and not later than the date specified.

Only registered students may attend lectures.

A person registering as a student must complete and sign the official registration form, thus binding himself to observe the rules of the University. A person shall only be admitted to a module for a degree or diploma if his/her curriculum has been approved by the Dean of the School concerned. An approved curriculum may subsequently be amended within a specified period, provided that the amended curriculum conforms to the rules in force at the time of the amendment.

A student must ensure that the composition of the chosen curriculum complies with the general rules for the various Schools.

Part-time students shall not take more than three modules per semester whilst full-time student cannot exceed 6 (six) per semester.

School Deans and Administrators Contacts
School of Agriculture Prof. A G Mchau
School of Education Dr. M P Mulaudzi
School of Environmental Sciences Prof. J O Odiyo
School of Health Sciences Prof. L B Khoza
School of Human and Social Sciences Prof. M A Makgopa
School of Law Mrs A Lansink
School of Management Sciences Prof. A Kadyamatimba
School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences Prof. N Potgieter

For Student Admissions and Enquiries please contact :

Office Name Contacts
Admissions Contact Name: Mr AS Ugoda Tel:+27 15 962 8882
Admissions Contact Name: Ouma Ramaboe Tel:+27 15 962 8983

Mr Mpfariseni Ligudu
Assistant Registrar: Student Administration
015 9628192/ 9628251/ 9628351/9628002/ 8954

Mr Takalani Nyelisani
Schools Liaison Officer, Communications and Marketing
015 962 8339


Step 2: Download application form, fill in and return (undergraduate or postgraduate or returning student).
Step 4: Apply for campus residence, you will now receive correspondence from Housing and Residence Affairs.

Application for Admission

Application for admission to a University residence must be made on the prescribed form to reach the University in September of the year which precedes the year in which he/she intends to register.

University Residences

Residence Application Forms :


Step 5: You have to make prepayments five (5) days prior to registration in January. Use your student number as the reference number.

Applications fees: A non-refundable application fee of R100 must be paid when applying to UNIVEN.

Paying an application fee does not mean that your application was successful.

For comprehensive information about fees and payments, please consult the fees booklet

Download Estimated Fees For 2017

Download Estimated Fees Booklet Calendar For 2017

Electronic Bank Transfer to Univen account:

Branch Code : 334-149
Account number : 1 000 000 589
Deposits can be made at any ABSA Group Branch. Always quote a student number in the “reference” space provided on the deposit slip when making payment.

Contact the Student Finance Office

All student account enquiries and quotations for student fees can be made to the Student Finance Office.

Tel: +27 15 962 8467

Step 6: Register during January 2018.
Step 7: Get your study material and timetable after registration.
Step 8: Enjoy your classes, which start early February 2018. View Campus Map
Student Application Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Closing Date: 29 September 2017

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