By | January 10, 2023

In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing, and planning by the university and yourself, applications for early admission in 2023/2024 should be as follows;

University of Cape Town (UCT) Application Dates 2023/2024

15 March

  • The first semester starts at UCT.

1 April

  • The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) will open for registrations for the 2023/2024 intake.

1 May

  • Applications for admission in 2023/2024 will open. Applications will close on 31 August 2021 for all undergraduate programs.

22 May

  • 2021 Virtual Open Day.

31 August 

  • All undergraduate applications close. We do not accept late applications.
  • Applications for student housing close.

1 September 

  • National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding applications are open. You must apply online.

30 September

  • The closing date for the undergraduate program has changed.

31 October 

  • For applicants finishing secondary school in 2021, 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.

30 November

  • The last date to apply for National Student Funding Assistance Scheme (NSFAS) funding. You must apply online.