University of KwaZulu-Natal is one of the leading institution of higher learning in South Africa. UKZN is a residential, teaching and research-led university located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The University has a proud and rich heritage of academic excellence.
University of KwaZulu-Natal vision is to be the Premier University of African Scholarship and be academically excellent, innovative in research, critically engaged with society and demographically representative, redressing the disadvantages, inequities and imbalances of the past.
UKZN aims to establish a value-driven organisational culture that empowers the Institution and its people to achieve institutional goals. The guiding values are Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Client Orientation, Honesty, and Trust.
Their mission is to promote African-led globalisation through African scholarship by positioning the University, through its teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and innovation, to enter the global knowledge system on it.
Westville Campus (Main campus)
Nelson. R. Mandela School of Medicine
Howard College Campus
College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science
College of Health Science Recruitment
College of Humanities
College of College of Law and Management
HOW TO APPLY AT UKZN
All first year applications are submitted through the Central Applications Office (CAO). This is a simplified way of applying for more than one programme and more than one institution using one application form, and paying a single application fee. Use your unique CAO number as a reference when paying the application fee.
Application forms can be downloaded from the CAO website, www.cao.ac.za. You may also apply online by going to www.cao.ac.za, click on the apply tab, then click on apply now, and follow the easy application process. Below are the step by step guide on how to apply at CAO.
CAO STEPS TO APPLY ONLINE
Step 1: Enter your ID number or your Cao number if you have it
Step 2: Enter your personal details then proceed you will then get your Cao number and password
Step 3: Capture your next of kin details
Step 4: Enter your grade 11 results or your grade 12 results
Step 5: Choose the courses you want to apply for (you can choose up to 6 choices)
Step 6: Save your Cao number, password and the number to pay the apication fee)
Step 7: Upload the required documents. After submitting your documents you can exit the application process.