UFS Online Application 2020

University of Free State
The UFS is a research-led, student-centred and regionally-engaged university that contributes to development and social justice through the production of globally competitive graduates and knowledge.

Why Study at University of Free State

UFS has 3 campuses each has a unique character and beautiful setting.
UFS  boast outstanding alumni, including Mme Justice Mahube Molemela, Crystal-Donna Roberts, and Heinrich Brüssow.
UFS is proud of its international stars, Wayde van Niekerk, Rolene Strauss, Louzanne Coetzee, and Rynhardt van Rensburg.
at UFS, students can participate in more than 22 different sport disciplines.
Study from almost 700 000 library books, including our ever growing ebooks collection.
Join thousands of other students enrolled in 7 Faculties.

UFS Online Application 2020

Early bird applications for the Faculty of Health Sciences open on 1 March 2019, except for Bachelor of Nursing which will be opening soon. You can now apply for Bachelor of Optometry.
If your second choice of study in is another Faculty, kindly send us an email with the programme you want to add as a second choice to studentadmin@ufs.ac.zaand include your full names and ID number for ease of reference.  Add your student number if this has been provided to you.
Before you start your application process, make sure you have

an active email address and a reliable cell phone number
scanned copies (not photographs) of your identity document / passport and grade 11 final results.
latest academic transcript and certificate of conduct if you are transferring from another tertiary institution

Applications for all other programmes open on 1 April 2019.
For more information on the programmes we offer, click UFS 2020 Prospectus

University of Free State Prospectus for 2019
All information in the Prospectus is subject to change without prior notification.
Closing dates: Your application for admission MUST be captured before you register in 2019. Keep in mind that all programmes have limited spaces available, and therefore you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. When we process your application for admission, we capture your details onto the UFS databases – if your details are not available, you will not be admitted or be able to register. For this reason, it is very important to stick to the closing dates.
National Senior Certificate: If you already have a National Senior Certificate (NSC), you must include a copy with your application form.
Application: Make sure that you complete the application properly, and attach all the required documents. Gaps in the application, as well as outstanding documents, will delay your application process.
Transferring students: If you transfer from another tertiary institution, you must include a certificate of conduct and an official study record from the previous tertiary institution with your application, AND submit copies when you register. The closing date for students transferring from other tertiary institutions is 30 September 2018.
International students: If you are from another country, you must attach your certified school leaving certificate, diplomas, and proof of a conditional exemption certificate issued by the Matriculation Board to your application. Apply to mb.usaf.ac.za for the conditional exemption. The closing date for international students is 31 August 2018.
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