Vaal university of Technology Bursaries 2017/18

By | June 19, 2017

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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 SciencesAmount (6 Months)
Analytical ChemistryR 12,680
Non-Destructive TestingR 12,680
Information TechnologyR 14,060
Faculty of Applied and Computer SciencesAmount (6 Months)
Analytical ChemistryR 12,680
Non-Destructive TestingR 12,680
Information TechnologyR 14,060
Chemical EngineeringR 12,680
Process InstrumentationR 13,950
Power EngineeringR 13,950
Electronic EngineeringR 13,950
Civil EngineeringR 14,150
Industrial EngineeringR 14,150
Mechanical EngineeringR 14,150
Metallurgical EngineeringR 14,120
Operations ManagementR 13,990
Engineering: Computer SystemsR 14,150

Extended Diplomas:

Extended DiplomasSemester 1Semester 2
Extended Engineering DiplomasR 8,640R 12,960
Extended Information Technology DiplomaR 8,640R 12,960

2.1.2 Year Courses:

Faculty of Applied and Computer SciencesAmount (Year)
Biomedical TechnologyR 23,380
BiotechnologyR 22,940
Office Management and Technology (2012 last intake)R 14,490
Faculty of Human SciencesAmount (Year)
Labour LawR 17,770
Fine ArtR 22,070
Graphic DesignR 22,880
PhotographyR 27,970
Hospitality ManagementR 18,930
Ecotourism ManagementR 21,570
FashionR 21,900
Public Relations ManagementR 17,770
Tourism ManagementR 17,770
Safety Management (Day and Evening Classes – 18:00-22:00)R 12,680
PolicingR 12,680
Legal AssistanceR 17,770
Faculty of Management SciencesAmount (Year)
Cost & Management Accounting (3rd Year Level)R 17,770
Internal Auditing (3rd Year Level)R 17,770
Financial Information SystemsR 20,390
Logistics ManagementR 17,070
Human Resources ManagementR 15,450
MarketingR 17,120
Retail Business ManagementR 17,120
Sport ManagementR 14,490

Extended Diplomas:

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

2.1.3 Post Graduates:

DegreeAmount (Year)
MastersR 16,470
DoctoratesR 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 ResidencesSemesterYear
Sinqobile LethabongR10,360R20,720
Uhuru, Ubuntu, Dikgalala InkwenkwezR10,190R20,380
KhayalethuR10,360R20,720
MeropaR8,980R17,960
BoiketlongR10,190R20,380
New Residence Phase 1R12,330R24,660
New Residence Phase 2R12,330R24,660
Science ParkR12,330R24,660
DinaledingR10,360R20,720
Post Graduate FlatsR14,190R28,300
Ladies ResidencesSemesterYear
Tsalanang LesedingR10,360R20,720
DinaledingR10,360R20,720
Khomanani, Kutwanong & MelodingR 8,980R17,960
New Residence Phase 1R12,330R24,660
New Residence Phase 2R12,330R24,660
Science Park ResidenceR12,330R24,660