The University of Zululand or UniZulu is the only comprehensive tertiary educational institution north of the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Its new status is in accordance with South Africa's National Plan for Higher Education aimed at eradicating inequity and costly duplication. As a result, UniZulu offers career-focused programs as well as a limited number of relevant university degree courses that have been structured with potential employees and employers in mind.
University of Zululand vision is to be a strategic partner offering imperative and innovative information services and access to a comprehensive African University and their mission is to be essential for student, staff and research success and to equip users to become enlightened, independent, motivated, and digitally competent.
Richards Bay Campus
Faculty of humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Commerce, Administration & Law
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
HOW TO APPLY AT UNIZULU
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.