Online Application In UKZN 2025-2026

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Online Application In UKZN 2025-2026

Online Application In UKZN 2025-2026

UKZN Application portal is open for the 2025-2026 academic year, Therefore interested students must submit their application NOW to secure a space on the class list.

The application portal is open for applications for undergraduate, postgraduate and other qualifications for the 2025-2026 academic year. To apply online at UKZN, Complete the online application form during the application period and submit supporting documents to be considered for the 2025-2026 academic year.

This article aims to provide you with the application dates and deadline, requirements and the application procedure at the University of KwaZulu Natal for the academic year.

Application Date And Deadline At UKZN 2025-2026

  • College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science
Applications for all qualifications: 30 September
  • College of Health Science
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine: 30 June (no late applications accepted)                   
    Health Sciences (including Nursing: 30 September (no late applications accepted)
  • College of Humanities
Applications for all qualifications: 30 September
  • College of Law and Management Studies 
Applications for all qualifications: 30 September.

READ: UKZN Application Form 2024-2025 PDF

Required Documentation To Apply Online UKZN 2025-2026

Applicants must upload the following documents (where applicable):

  • Certified copy of your ID/passport.
  • Certified copy of your National Senior/Matric Certificate or O/A Levels or relevant school leaving qualification/certificate.
  • Proof from Universities South Africa (previously known as HESA), that you qualify for admission to degree studies at South African universities if you are an international applicant. For more information, refer to the undergraduate prospectus
  • If you attended other universities, certified copies of your degree certificate(s), academic record, and certificate of conduct.
  • Proof of English proficiency for International applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  • South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) evaluations if the previous qualification(s) was/were obtained at foreign universities (outside South Africa).
  • A research proposal/proposed title of the dissertation/thesis if you are applying for a master’s Degree or Ph.D.
  • A valid study visa to study in SA if you are an International applicant.
  • Before applying online please make sure that you have read the guidelines above.
  • Please ensure that you have the HESA/SAQA documents to be uploaded to complete your application.
  • Please ensure to use the reference APPN (followed by your student number) when making the application fee payments.
  • Please allow the system 24 hrs to 48 hrs to clear your payment.

How To Apply Online At UKZN 2025-2026

South African First-time Undergraduate applicants must apply via CAO at:

  • Consult the CAO handbook that provides listings of qualifications available at the different institutions.
  • Choose a programme that interests you and for which you may qualify.
  • Find the programme code that is linked to the qualification that you have chosen. This code needs to be entered on the application form.
  • Use this programme code when completing the CAO form, which is available from the CAO, the CAO website, the University’s Application and Information Office at Howard College, or the Student Academic Administration Offices at Edgewood, Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses.
  • Apply online, by completing the online application form on the website:
DBN: +27 31 260 1111
PMB: +27 33 260 5111
or Call +27 31 260 8596
For more information on the University of KwaZulu-Natal click here. We do hope this article was helpful. You can ask your question in the comment section.

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