VUT Applications



VUT Applications, The available accommodation is not sufficient to accommodate all students who are desirous of living in the University residence. A student who is admitted to an academic programme is not necessarily guaranteed a place in the University residences.



Year of study: In considering applications for admission new first year contact students will be given priority.



Distance: Applicants who come from places that are at least 100km away from the University will also be given priority.

Disciplinary record: In considering applications for admission to the residence the University shall take into account the disciplinary record of the applicant.



Academic performance: In line with the University’s vision of academic excellence, academic performance shall be considered in the evaluation of every application for residence.

Outstanding Residence Fees: Residences are to be managed as self-sustaining entities at all universities.

Students with special needs: The University shall priorities students with special needs such as, disabilities and students with other types of needs as will be determined by the Executive Director: Student Support Services on merit.

International students: VUT is committed to increasing its intake of international students to ensure that it remains a positive contributor to regional and international (SADC), continental and international development.

Application Date: 30 September 2018

Application Fees:

  • R100 (South African applicants)
  • R110 (International applicants)

HOW TO APPLY

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.
  • Hardcopy Application:
    This option is only available to undergraduate applicants.  Postgraduates need to apply online. 

You can post your application to:
Main Campus (Vanderbijlpark)
Andries Potgieter Boulevard
Private Bag X021
Vanderbijlpark
1900



Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

*Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form if you need to. You may find the hardcopy application form here.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Check out all the available funding opportunities on EduFunding (the green button below). If you’re not sure about the differences in funding opportunities, we’ve got you covered.

Remember to check your application status