Universities that are open for 2025 applications

By Victoria · Apr 2, 2024
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Are you ready to embark on your higher education journey? Whether you're a recent high school graduate, a seasoned professional seeking to upskill, or an international student with global ambitions, planning is key. Get ready to unlock your potential – we're diving into universities now accepting applications for the 2025 academic year, along with essential deadlines and insider tips to make your application stand out!


Universities that are open for 2025 applications 

Ready to apply for universities in 2025? Got your certified and scanned documents along with the application fees? Fantastic news! Several universities are already accepting applications for the upcoming academic year. Don't wait – applying early gives your application a head start in the admissions process, potentially increasing your chances of acceptance. Now let's explore the universities accepting applications for 2025!

The following universities are open for 2025 applications:

University of Pretoria (Closing Date: 30 June 2024)

University of Cape Town (Closing Date: 31 July 2024)

Stellenbosch University (Closing Date: 31 July 2024)

Sefako Makgatho University (Closing Date: 31 July 2024)

North West University (Closing Date: 31 August 2024)

University of Venda (Closing Date: 26 September 2024)

Vaal University of Technology (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

University of Western Cape (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

University of Limpopo (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

Rhodes University (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

Central University of Technology (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

Nelson Mandela University (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

University of Witwatersrand (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

University of Free State (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

Tshwane University of Technology (Closing Date: 30 September 2024)

University of Johannesburg (Closing Date: 31 October 2024)

Sol Plaatje University (Closing Date: 31 October 2024)

University of Kwazulu Natal (Closing Date: 30 November 2024)

University of Zululand (Closing Date: 30 November 2024)

Mangosuthu University of Technology (Closing Date: 30 November 2024)

Durban University of Technology (Closing Date: 30 November 2024)

Important Note: The deadlines mentioned are for all other study programmes. Confirm with the institution if the course you want to apply for closes, for example on the 30th of September. Some courses, particularly those in the health sciences, often have earlier deadlines. To ensure you don't miss out, Click HERE for the exact closing date of your desired course or visit the institution official website.


2025 University Prospectuses:

Ready to take the next step? Knowing if you meet requirements of your desired course is crucial. That's where university prospectuses come in! These comprehensive guides provide valuable information on admission requirements for each course and MUCH MORE!! We've compiled a handy resource where you can download prospectuses of universities currently accepting applications for 2025! Click HERE to find the prospectus for your chosen university and ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for your desired course.



  • Research: Before you attempt to apply, first decide which career path you want to take. Remember a career path should align with your passions, interests, skills and strengths.
  • Gather prospectuses: After deciding which career path you will take. Gather prospectuses to see if the institution offers the courses that align with your career path
  • Requirements: The next step would be to check requirements of the courses you are interested in. If for example you do not qualify for BCom accounting At MUT, you would then check requirements at TUT. You will repeat this process until you find an institution that will accommodate you with your current results.
  • Gather documents: You cannot submit an application without uploading the necessary documents. Your documents should be certified (not more than 3 months) and scanned (scanned documents should be clear)
  • Application fee: Find out how much application fee you need to pay in order for your application to be processed.
  • Application Method: Find out how to submit your application. Majority of universities prefer prospective students to submit their applications online. Prospective students can apply using a form but extra application fee is payable.
  • Application Status: After submitting your application, use the student number and pin you received to check your application status. Constantly check your emails as universities use emails to communicate with you directly.



  • Some universities may require you to attend an interview, write a test or submit a portfolio.
  • Some universities may require additional documents such as police clearance, undertaking form and declaration form
  • Some universities may not require an application fee.
  • Some universities may have application fee waiver


Applying to university can be both exciting and daunting. But with careful planning and a proactive approach, you can navigate the process with confidence. Get ready to take the first step towards an exceptional academic journey!

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