How to apply for the University of Johannesburg 2023 Intake

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How to apply for the University of Johannesburg 2023 Intake

The University of Johannesburg has opened its applications for the 2023 intake. The university is in Johannesburg, South Africa, with four campuses: Auckland Park Bunting Road, Auckland Park Kingsway, Doornfontein and Soweto. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the faculties of Art, Design & Architecture, Business & Economics, Education, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law and Science.

The application process for the University of Johannesburg

Online Applications for the University of Johannesburg 2023 intake

Step 1: Go to to complete the application form. You do not have to pay any application fee.

Step 2: You can apply for two programmes. If you are successful in the two programmes, you shall select the one you wish to study. Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements for the programmes you would have chosen.

Step 3: Upload all the required documents. If you are applying for postgraduate studies, you must visit your faculty for additional documents that may be required. You can also send your documents via email at

You will receive your application status within 48 hours

Walk in Applications for the University of Johannesburg 2023 intake

Step 1: Get an application form from the campuses or download it on

Step 2: Choose a maximum of two programmes you would wish to study that meet your qualifications

Step 3: Pay a non-refundable application fee of R200 if you do not have a UJ student number in the university’s bank:

FNB UJ Main Account

Account Type: Cheque

Account Number: 626 158 73280

Branch Name: FNB Client Services

Branch Code: 210-554

Swift Code: FIRNZ AJJ

You must attach a copy of the proof of payment to your application.

Step 4: Submit your application at any of the campuses

You can start checking your application status after three weeks

The university will send you an email if you are successful

Transferring Students

You must submit your complete academic records/transcripts, certificates or degrees.

International Applicants

You must qualify for matriculation exemption, visit you are applying for an undergraduate programme or have your qualifications evaluated by SAQA at if you are applying for postgraduate programmes. Submit certified copies of your passport, valid study permit and medical Aid.

Closing dates for applications for the University of Johannesburg 2023 intake

Undergraduate Programmes

 30 September 2022 – Academic and Residence applications

Postgraduate Programmes

Has different closing dates; click here to view the dates.

Financial Assistance

The university has NSFAS, Eduloan and bursaries. Click here for more bursaries. You can also contact the Finance departments at the university’s four campuses.

Do not hesitate to visit for the addresses and contact details of the university. You can also view the 2023 undergraduate prospectus for more information relating to applications.



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