University of Cape Town (UCT) Application Dates 2022


In order to ensure adequate time for application, processing, and planning by the university and yourself, applications for early admission in 2022 should be as follows;

University of Cape Town (UCT) Application Dates 2022

15 March 2021

  • The first semester starts at UCT.

1 April 2021

  • The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) will open for registrations for the 2022 intake.

1 May 2021

  • Applications for admission in 2022 will open. Applications will close on 31 August 2021 for all undergraduate programmes.

22 May 2021

  • 2021 Virtual Open Day.

31 August 2021

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

1 September 2021

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

30 September 2021

  • Closing date for undergraduate programme changes.

31 October 2021

  • 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 2021

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


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