How to Apply to UFH

How to Apply to UFH

UFH Application and Acceptance Process

How to Apply to UFH; The application form must be completed in detail and signed by the student and his/her parent or guardian if he/she is a minor.

Once the form has been completed it must be sent to the Registrar by the date stipulated below, together with the prescribed application fee (R120.00). The final decision regarding the admission of an undergraduate candidate will be taken in January, when the Grade 12 results are available.


It is a good idea to have a career objective in mind, check the admission requirements of the various qualifications offered at the University of Fort Hare.  View the 2019 Study Guide.


1. Undegraduate & Honours Application Form (Click here to download form)

   Closing Date for all 2019 Applications: 30 September 2018

NB: (No late applications for Undergrad & Honours applicants)

  Postgraduate  Application Form (Click here to download form)

NB: (Late applications will be accepted for Masters & PhD applicants)


1. Submit your application form and all the necessary documentation including application fee before closing date. 

2. An SMS will be sent to you informing you of the status of your application

thereafter a letter of confirmation.

3. Current matriculants who qualify based on their Grade 12 mid-term performance, are provisionally admitted pending the submission of their final matric results and subject to availability of space.

4. Successful applicants will receive an admission letter, together with a registration guide, which reflects the registration dates and orientation programme. It is important to note that all applicants who wrote the National Senior Certificate (NSC) are required to write the National Benchmark test (NBT) before they are allowed to register for their 1st year at University.

Read more about this compulsory test on In which school- leaving category do you fall?

National Senior Certificate (NSC)? The NSC is the new school-leaving qualification since 2009.

Pre-2008 matriculation certificate? This is the old school-leaving qualification before 2009.

The University will confirm the candidate’s admission in writing.

Click here to download the Application Form.

Application Fee:

R120.00 before September 30th .

Important dates:

02 March : Applications open.

30 September : Applications close.

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