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2020 Vaal University of Technology Admission

Based in southern Gauteng, Vaal University of Technology draws students from all regions of the country as well as 25 other countries. It is one of the largest universities of technology in South Africa, with an annual enrolment of about 21 000 students. The University is well positioned to make a substantial contribution to the development of human capital in the southern Gauteng region, the country and the continent.

It has four faculties:

  • Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Human Sciences
  • Faculty of Management Sciences.

VUT has four campuses. The Vanderbijlpark Campus is situated on 4.6 hectares of land with a state-of-the-art Library, lecture halls, laboratories, auditoriums and offices. Three satellite campuses extend the academic business of the university into Secunda in Mpumalanga and Ekurhuleni in Daveyton (also in Gauteng) and Upington, in the Northern Cape. Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park is an extension of the main campus which is located in Sebokeng. This is the seat of Southern Gauteng Innovation Hub. VUT is located in a highly industrialised area alongside major petro-chemical, steel, engineering, telecommunications and manufacturing companies. It is also surrounded by communities with poor economic backgrounds.

2020 Vaal University Technology Prospectus Download

Download the 2020 Prospectus here 

2020 Applications Dates Deadlines for Vaal University of Technology

Applications for 2020 studies Open on the following dates: April 2019

Application closing dates: end of September 2019

Requirements for 2020 Applications at Vaal University of Technology

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As a prospective student who want to apply at a university you need to have a working email address. If you don’t have an existing email address you can get one from the following emails providers:

Know your APS Score

You need to know you APS score before applying. Each course requires a different APS score.

The percentages marks of subjects achieved in National Senior Certificate examinations (preliminary and final examinations) will be allocated an admission score equal to that percentage.

Generally, the sum of 6 subjects, excluding Life Orientation, but including English and any required subject(s) for the relevant programme, is considered when deciding on admission. For example, for a given programme where Maths and Physical Sciences are required, we will take scores for English, Maths, Physical Sciences and the next best 3 subjects other than Life Orientation to compute the NSC score towards the APS.

In most universities, results below 40% for any subject do not attract a score.

Certify your Documents

All students who are applying, will be required to send a certified copy of their Identification Document (or Passports for international students).

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