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General Information

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General information before you start your application at UFS

  • If you have already started an online application for 2017 Second Semester or 2018 enter your email address in the space provided and click Send Email button to continue.
  • If you have an existing UFS student number, enter your student number and click on the Start NEW application button below.
  • If you are a new applicant click on the Start NEW application button below.

DO THIS before you start: Scan your

  • Identity document/passport if you are currently in Grade 12 (Including school stamp)
  • School-end certificate if you have completed Grade 12
  • Latest Academic transcript and certificate of conduct if you are transferring from another tertiary institution.

Disclaimer: The University of the Free State reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to withdraw your application to the University, should the attached results, documentation and/or information requested in terms of this form, be found to be erroneous or fraudulent.

What does this mean? If you don't submit all documents and information we need, or submit false documents and information, we will not consider your application.

Our Faculties: UFS Faculties


Important Dates:

Selection Programmes Closing date
Architecture 31 May 2017
Health Sciences (MBChB and Allied Health Professions) 31 May 2017
Diploma School of Nursing 31 July 2017
Nursing 31 July 2017
Nursing Short Learning Programmes 31 July 2017
Quantity Surveying and Construction Management 31 July 2017
Forensic Science 30 September 2017
Geology 30 September 2017
Music 30 September 2017
Social Work 30 September 2017
Fine Arts 01 November 2017

IMPORTANT: Closing date for all non-selection programmes: 30 September 2017


Existing Application

Note: Complete the following if you require the initial registration email to be resent.

Existing UFS Students

Note: Complete the following only if you already have a student number and click on Start NEW Application to continue.
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