Apply to the University of Limpopo

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You will find a breakdown of how to apply to the University of Limpopo (UL) below.  We have got instructions on how to apply online AND using the hardcopy application form.  Ready, set, let’s go!

University of Limpopo Application Breakdown

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle.  Applications for medicine close at the end of July.  For all other programs, applications close at the end of September.

Before you begin applying online or in hardcopy, have a look at our infographic on Things to Remember Before Applying

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Apply to UL using the online application

Things to note before applying online to UL:

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
  2. Have you calculated your APS?  You will need to this before applying.  Find out how to do this.
  3. South African applicants will need an ID number.  Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
  4. The online application is free.
  5. Need accommodation? You will need to indicate that you are interested in UL residence on your application form.

How to Apply Online

UL has one online application form for both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.

Apply to UL using the hardcopy application

Things to note before applying with a hardcopy form:

  1. Need accommodation?  You will be able to indicate whether you would like to stay in UL residence on the form.
  2. Have you calculated your APS?  You will need to this before applying.  Find out how to do this.
  3. Make sure you have attached all supporting documents before sending off the application form.
  4. Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants can use the same application form.

You can post your completed application to: 

University Registrar
University of Limpopo
Private Bag X1106

Application Fees for UL

South African applicants, who apply using the hardcopy application, are required to pay an application fee of R220 before the application form can be processed.  

International applicants, applying using a hardcopy form, will need to pay an application fee of R330.  

Please note that this fee is non-refundable.  All applicants must attach a copy of the proof of payment to their application form.
Tip: keep the original proof of payment, just in case.

Submitting of Results and Documents

Here’s the deal: you must ensure that all examination results from Grade 11 or Grade 12 are submitted. Failure to do this may result in delays with your application process. Not cool.  All the documents you attach will need to be certified copies of the originals.  

Are you a transferring student?   If yes, make sure that all transcripts and academic records are submitted as early as possible.   It is also important to make sure that the final transcript of your current studies reaches the Admissions Office as soon as possible.

NOTE: Once you have sent in your application, wait a minimum of 4 weeks before checking your application status.

Contact the University of Limpopo:

For more information on how to apply to UL, you can visit their website.

Alternatively, you can contact the UL Admissions Department using the following details:

Tel: 015 268 3332

Find more information on life at the University of Limpopo to help make your decision on whether to apply to UL. You can also browse similar institutions in South Africa and abroad.

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