Vaal university of Technology Bursaries 2017/18

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Vaal university of Technology Bursaries 2017/18

Information on loans and bursaries

VUT’s Financial Aid Office strives to assist prospective and current Undergraduate and Postgraduate students with information on available sources of funding for their studies. Financial assistance is made available to as many students as possible to the financial burden on students and their families, while providing students an opportunity to access tertiary education.

Available financial assistance

VUT offers the following types of financial assistance for students:

  • Bursaries administered by VUT: using funds provided by local and international donors or trustees
  • Bursaries allocated to VUT students by external donors: applications and allocations are done by donors and students must direct applications to the donors
  • NSFAS loans and bursaries.

Fees and Funding

N.B The costs indicated are estimates and are for guideline purposes only. Student can obtain the actual fees from their statement of accounts upon registration.

Students must take note of the increased fees and International Students note that they will be paying 100% Upfront including Residences?

STUDENT FEE GUIDE FOR 2016

1. IMPORTANT NOTES

1.1 The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) reserves the right to alter fees, without giving prior notice, during the course of the academic year.

1.2 All fees are payable in full, irrespective of whether the academic programme is interrupted by factors beyond the VUT’s control, e.g. strikes, student boycotts, civil unrest, or other disruptions on campus.

1.3 The student’s liability is not affected nor reduced through ignorance on the part of the student (or his/her principle) regarding the rules and regulations of the VUT or of the invalidity of his/her registration in terms of the said rules and regulations.

1.4 No post-dated or unguaranteed cheques will be accepted for payment of fees.

1.5 No cheque presented with an alteration will be accepted by the University.

1.6 Students who have outstanding balance from the previous year, or who have not made the required initial payment for the current year by due date; will not be permitted to register until the total amount required has been paid in full.

1.7 Students who are indebted in any way to the University at the end of a semester/year their timetable will not be distributed for examination purposes and have their examination results withheld, together with their degree or diploma as applicable.

1.8 By signing and submitting the registration form the student accepts responsibility for the payment of all subscribed fees (irrespective of whether a mailed account is not received by the student). Statements of accounts are dispatched quarterly from March. It is the responsibility of students to make enquiries should he/she not receive a statement of account.
1.9 Please note that the residence fee quoted applies only to the academic period and does not include June and December vacation. Students who cannot vacate their rooms on the last day of the academic calendar must make necessary arrangement with Residence Management.

1.10 Interest will be charged on overdue accounts at 80% of the prevailing bank prime rate on the balance as at 31 October.

1.11 Students are urged to acquaint themselves with the requirements governing withdrawal from the University and/or Residence, per this booklet.

1.12 Note that no payments will be made to students if their fees account is outstanding.

1.13 Accounts are sent to the address provided by the student/guardian for account purposes. It is the responsibility of the student to forward such accounts to the person/party responsible for payment thereof if not him/herself.

1.14 Should a student not attend lectures and neglect to give written notice of cancellation within the stipulated cancellation periods, such a student will be held liable for payment of all tuition fees and/or residence fees for the full study period.

1.15 Outstanding accounts will be forwarded to the VUT’s external collection agents.

1.16 Addresses

As required by law, the VUT must be notified in writing within 14 days of any address changes and students should specifically indicate to which addresses the changes apply, e.g. the postal and/or account and/or study and/or next of kin addresses.

Correspondence sent by the VUT will be deemed received by the addressee. The VUT does not accept responsibility for incorrect addresses resulting in non-delivery of a mailed account. It is the responsibility of the student to make enquiries should he/she not receive an account.

2. FEES

  • Liability: All registered students shall be liable for the prescribed fees for the relevant period and are subject to the conditions as specified in the application form.
  • Fees are charged per semester and year programs (Please refer to items 2.1 and 2.2 for more clarity).
  • Charges relating to the provision of additional text material e.g. supplementary notes; laboratory fees; field trips where applicable will be raised separately; etc.

Details of the charges for each module, as well as supplementary charges, may be obtained from the offices of the various faculties, Finance and Student Administration.

IMPORTANT: Please read next paragraph carefully

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The fees listed below are for guideline purposes only. They indicate the ESTIMATED amounts payable by students who are registered for the normal academic load on a full@time basis. The actual fees raised will vary depending on the specific modules taken as per STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT.

2.1 ESTIMATED COSTS PER COURSE:

2.1.1 Semester Courses:

Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences Amount (6 Months)
Analytical Chemistry R 12,680
Non-Destructive Testing R 12,680
Information Technology R 14,060
Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences Amount (6 Months)
Analytical Chemistry R 12,680
Non-Destructive Testing R 12,680
Information Technology R 14,060
Chemical Engineering R 12,680
Process Instrumentation R 13,950
Power Engineering R 13,950
Electronic Engineering R 13,950
Civil Engineering R 14,150
Industrial Engineering R 14,150
Mechanical Engineering R 14,150
Metallurgical Engineering R 14,120
Operations Management R 13,990
Engineering: Computer Systems R 14,150

Extended Diplomas:

Extended Diplomas Semester 1 Semester 2
Extended Engineering Diplomas R 8,640 R 12,960
Extended Information Technology Diploma R 8,640 R 12,960

2.1.2 Year Courses:

Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences Amount (Year)
Biomedical Technology R 23,380
Biotechnology R 22,940
Office Management and Technology (2012 last intake) R 14,490
Faculty of Human Sciences Amount (Year)
Labour Law R 17,770
Fine Art R 22,070
Graphic Design R 22,880
Photography R 27,970
Hospitality Management R 18,930
Ecotourism Management R 21,570
Fashion R 21,900
Public Relations Management R 17,770
Tourism Management R 17,770
Safety Management (Day and Evening Classes – 18:00-22:00) R 12,680
Policing R 12,680
Legal Assistance R 17,770
Faculty of Management Sciences Amount (Year)
Cost & Management Accounting (3rd Year Level) R 17,770
Internal Auditing (3rd Year Level) R 17,770
Financial Information Systems R 20,390
Logistics Management R 17,070
Human Resources Management R 15,450
Marketing R 17,120
Retail Business Management R 17,120
Sport Management R 14,490

Extended Diplomas:

Extended Diplomas Semester 1 Semester 2
Cost & Management Accounting, Financial Information Systems & Internal Auditing R 8,640 R 12,960
Extended Diplomas (Group 1) Semester 1 Semester 2
Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design & Photography R 8,860 R 13,284
Extended Diplomas (Group 2) Semester 1 Semester 2
Labour Law, Legal Assistance, Safety Management & Policing R 8,640 R 12,960
Extended Diplomas (Group 3) Semester 1 Semester 2
Ecotourism Management, Hospitality Management, Public
Relations Management & Tourism Management
R 8,000 R 12,960

2.1.3 Post Graduates:

Degree Amount (Year)
Masters R 16,470
Doctorates R 21,960

NB. The above costs EXCLUDE Residence, Registration, Laboratory Fees, Levies and (Sundry Services See 2.3).
2.2 RESIDENCE FEES

Please note that the residence fee quoted applies only to the academic period and does not include the June and December vacation. Students who cannot vacate their rooms on the last day of the academic calendar will be levied a pro-rated fee applicable to residence students.

Mens Residences Semester Year
Sinqobile Lethabong R10,360 R20,720
Uhuru, Ubuntu, Dikgalala Inkwenkwez R10,190 R20,380
Khayalethu R10,360 R20,720
Meropa R8,980 R17,960
Boiketlong R10,190 R20,380
New Residence Phase 1 R12,330 R24,660
New Residence Phase 2 R12,330 R24,660
Science Park R12,330 R24,660
Dinaleding R10,360 R20,720
Post Graduate Flats R14,190 R28,300
Ladies Residences Semester Year
Tsalanang Leseding R10,360 R20,720
Dinaleding R10,360 R20,720
Khomanani, Kutwanong & Meloding R 8,980 R17,960
New Residence Phase 1 R12,330 R24,660
New Residence Phase 2 R12,330 R24,660
Science Park Residence R12,330 R24,660