The University of the Free State is a multi campus public university in Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State and the judicial capital of South Africa. The University of the Free State is situated in the heart of the central region of South Africa. The University is an important centre for research and has close ties with a number of universities on the continent as well as around the world.
General information before you start your application at UFS
Postgraduate Applications: You need to contact the relevant department for more information directly before you apply and confirm closing dates.
- If you have already started an online application for 2019 enter your email address in the space provided and click Send Email button to continue.
- If you have an existing UFS student number, enter your student number and click on the Start NEW application button below.
- If you are a new applicant click on the Start NEW application button below.
DO THIS before you start: Scan your
- Identity document/passport if you are currently in Grade 12 (Including school stamp)
- School-end certificate if you have completed Grade 12
- Latest Academic transcript and certificate of conduct if you are transferring from another tertiary institution.
Disclaimer: The University of the Free State reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to withdraw your application to the University, should the attached results, documentation and/or information requested in terms of this form, be found to be erroneous or fraudulent.
What does this mean? If you don’t submit all documents and information we need, or submit false documents and information, we will not consider your application.
Applications Closing Dates for University of Free State.
Important Dates: Opening date for all applications: 1 April 2018
|Selection Programmes||Closing date|
|Architecture||31 July 2018|
|Health Sciences (MBChB and Allied Health Professions)||31 May 2018|
|Diploma School of Nursing||31 July 2018|
|Nursing||31 July 2018|
|Nursing Short Learning Programmes||31 July 2018|
|Quantity Surveying and Construction Management||31 July 2018|
|International Applications||31 August 2018|
|Forensic Science||30 September 2018|
|Geology||30 September 2018|
|Music||30 September 2018|
|Social Work||30 September 2018|
|Fine Arts||1 November 2018|
Closing date for all non-selection programmes: 30 September 2018Apply Now
University of Free State Faculties
- Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Theology and Religion