Apply to University of Zululand
Established in 1960, UNIZULU has rapidly grown, servicing more than 15 000 full time and part time students in the Faculties of Science and Agriculture; Commerce, Administration and Law; Education and Arts. The University’s Richards Bay and KwaDlangezwa campuses have been designed to enhance the students’ experience with state of the art computer labs, sports and recreational facilities,
and library access. Students have access to 24 sports codes with several religious, academic and
social bodies and societies based on both campuses. The University’s illustrious alumni include established achievers across government, health, arts, culture, law, education and commerce sectors. UNIZULU is innovative in its approach, providing a holistic tertiary education experience. It offers accredited graduate and undergraduate studies through career-orientated programmes across four disciplines.
The University’s International Linkages Office (ILO) enables students’ growth and development through intercontinental collaborative projects, partnerships, scholarships, experiential learning and exchange programmes . Over the years, the ILO has established 12 academic, corporate and government partnerships in Africa, the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, and intends on broadening its current network.
As part of the University’s drive to increase learners’ interest in Science, Engineering and Technology, it hosts interactive exhibitions and programmes at its Science Centre in Richards Bay.The multifaceted centre celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011 and is home to more than 130 exhibits. It is visited by 30 000 learners annually and is renowned for its interactive approach to educating community members and academics. The centre has received numerous accolades and achieved local, national and international recognition for its effort.
The Richards Bay Campus, established in 2009, is intended to focus on entrepreneurial partnerships and vocational programmes. This urban campus provides innovative entrepreneurial and industry-focused programmes that are supported by local and international collaborations. UNIZULU aims to provide vocational and technical courses geared to enhance the Richards Bay maritime sector and the paper,timber, engineering, sugar, construction and mining industries, among others. The Unversity’s new focus encapsulates the development of staff and students, ensuring our programmes and facilities are relevant, underpinned by new technologies, cutting edge knowledge and skills which are appropriate to the labour market and development of the country and continent.
The CAO on-time application fee for South African residents is R150 and R300 late fee application. International Students: R300.
For additional information:
Refer to the CAO handbook, contact the respective faculty.
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These subjects must have an NSC achievement rating of three or higher, they must also include English and must not exceed two official languages. Appliactions are further subject to programme or department requirements. Potential applicants may be required to undergo a selection interview, pass an aptitude test and/or produce a portfolio for admission.
Refers to funds that are made available to a student for study purposes only and is repayable on completion or termination of studies. The interest rates as indicated may vary from year to year, depending on factors such as the inflation rate.
The award of a scholarship is based on outstanding academic achievement including NSC distinctions, with
a minimum of five‘A’symbols or first class passes at a tertiary institution.
Refers to a grant of funds that is offered as an aid to financially needy and academically deserving students. Bursaries, unlike loans, are not repayable.
Refers to being suitable or qualified to be chosen in terms of the requirements/criteria set by the donor, to which the student must comply in order to qualify for that specific bursary or loan
Refers to the calculated financial need of the applicant and is determined by a Means Test. The test takes the applicants’gross family income, number of dependents and net value of assets into consideration when reviewing applications
ADMISSION TO UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE
Preference is given to students who do not live in close proximity or in surrounding communities to the main campus. Applications will also be considered on merit. Accommodation is limited and is available on a first- come, first-served basis.