Please note: the university reserves the right to change these dates. Before acting on any of the dates below confirmation should be sought from the appropriate office.
1 April 2019
Applications for admission in 2020 are open until 31 July 2019 for all undergraduate programmes.
4 May 2019
The UCT Open Day will be held from 10:00–15:00 on Upper Campus.
Open Day is a good opportunity to access important information about the application process. (It's also a good time for younger siblings to start thinking about UCT opportunities!)
31 July 2019
All undergraduate applications close. We do not accept late applications.
Applications for student housing close.
Deadline for writing the Health Sciences NBTs and the submission of the PR.
Preferred date for submission of BAS portfolio for early consideration.
31 August 2019
Preferred date for submission of BA (FA) portfolio for early consideration.
Closing date for programme changes.
You may elect to apply for a different programme until 31 August 2019.
You do so by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitting a written request to the Admissions Office.
30 September 2019
Final date to submit the Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) and Bachelor of Fine Art (BA(FA)) portfolios.
Deadline for submission of supplementary evidence in support of the Personal Report for MBChB applicants.
12 October 2019
Except for Health Sciences programmes, National Benchmark Tests must be written no later than 12 October 2019.
31 October 2019
For applicants finishing secondary school in 2019, all grade 12 interim results, or predicted scores in the case of non-NSC candidates, are due.
Interim and past transcripts for transferring applicants are due.
31 December 2019
All final transcripts and non-NSC school-leaving results (except CIE, ZIMSEC and NSSC) must be submitted as certified paper documents.
15 January 2020
The final tertiary transcripts for students registered for tertiary studies in 2019 are due.
Final CIE, ZIMSEC and NSSC results from the November 2019 session are due.