Colleges Open for Late Applications in 2024

by Staff Reporter

Although tertiary institutions have closed their doors to new applicants, there are still certain colleges that are accepting late applications in 2024.

Below, you’ll discover our list of South African colleges that are still accepting late applications. Ready to start applying? Let’s go!  

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AAA School of Advertising Late Applications

Late applications for the AAA School of Advertising will close for undergraduate programmes around the end of February 2024. 

The AAA School of Advertising provides a select few guidelines for new applicants that they need to adhere to before they send in their applications, which you can view below:

  1. You need a recognised National Senior Certificate (NSC) with certain levels of achievement in the subjects specified by your course.
  2. Ensure you meet the minimum academic point score (APS) score for your qualification of choice.
  3. Make sure you have a valid email address and cellphone number before you apply (you can create a Gmail account here).
  4. Have all your supporting documents (such as your matric certificate, copies of your ID, academic records, and other qualifications) ready.

Once you’ve gathered all your supporting documents, and you’re ready to send your application, you’ll need to pay a non-refundable fee of R700. Any application sent without paying this fee will unfortunately not be processed.

You can learn more about admissions and applications in AAA School of Advertising’s 2024 Prospectus.

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Act Cape Town Late Applications

Calling all aspiring actors! Act Cape Town, an accredited film acting academy, is accepting applications up until 1 March 2024.

Act Cape Town offers full-time, accredited acting courses that are locally and internationally recognised. If this sounds like the college for you, be sure to enrol on the Act Cape Town website before it’s too late. 

If you’re eager to apply, but are dreading those tuition fees, don’t worry. Act Cape Town has got you covered! 

Act Cape Town has partnered with Student Hero and various other funders to ensure that you can study without having to worry about those impending educational costs. That way, you can focus on what truly matters: your dream of becoming an actor!

AFDA Late Applications

Looking to make it in the film industry? Then AFDA may be the college for you! AFDA is currently open for applications and will close its doors to all undergraduates in April 2024.

Whether you aspire to be a performance artist, radio DJ or actor, AFDA has a programme available for everyone.

To apply to AFDA, you will need to pay a registration fee of R1,950 upon being accepted. There is no application fee.

Download the 2023/2024 Prospectus for AFDA.

Boston Media House Late Applications

If you’re eager to study at Boston Media House, then you’ll be happy to know that applications are open all year round! With that said, the college has tight registration deadlines, with first-semester registrations closing on 17 February 2024 and second-semester registrations closing on 27 July 2024.

This gives students plenty of time to brush off matric results and send in their applications. Local students can submit applications online for free.

You can learn more about Boston Media House and everything the institution has to offer by viewing their 2024 Prospectus Document.

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Chefs Training and Innovation Academy

Situated in Centurion, Gauteng, the Chefs Training and Innovation Academy is offering you the opportunity to learn from the best of the best. Applications close at the end of February 2024.

All programmes at the Chefs Training and Innovation Academy require an application fee of R1,000 (non-refundable). This fee provisionally reserves your spot for the course you’d like to study, pending application approval and payment.

Don’t wait, apply to the Chefs Training and Innovation Academy and learn how to become a professional chef today!

City Varsity Late Applications

City Varsity is closed for full-time admissions, but all is not lost! The college offers short courses to students that are available for applications throughout the year.  

Choose from select distance learning programmes such as TV Presenting, Graph Design, and Directing and start studying immediately from anywhere in the world.

Did you know that you could win your share of a million Rand in bursaries with City Varsity? To enter the competition, all you need to do is register with City Varsity and stand a chance to win! The offer is valid until 29 February 2024.

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CTU Training Solutions Late Applications

CTU Training Solutions is open for its February 2024 intake! Geared towards students looking to get into the computer and tech industry, CTU Training Solutions’ programmes aim to provide students with the skills they need to excel in today’s technology-driven world.  

Register early and get a discount on your tuition fees! 

HyperionDev Late Applications

HyperionDev offers online coding courses, referred to as “bootcamps”, to students aspiring to get into the IT industry. Application closing dates depend on the course you’d like to enrol into, and courses have new starters at the beginning of each month.

Once you’ve selected a course and applied online, you will be able to access a preview of your course on HyperionDev’s course dashboard. 

Regarding fees, HyperionDev has multiple payment options available including upfront payments, monthly installments, and funding options.

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Rosebank College Late Applications

Rosebank College is accepting applications up until 29 February 2024. Students looking to study at the college can access their online application form on the Rosebank College website.

Regarding payment, Rosebank College charges a R300 application fee to late applicants. The application fee applies to both local and international students. 

Wondering about those additional costs? Rosebank College’s fee schedule outlines everything you need to know so that you can start budgeting. 

SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) Late Applications

Applications for The South African College of Applied Psychology (SACAP) are open and are set to close around the end of February. If you are keen to enter the realm of psychology, be sure to attend SACAP’s application day on 24 February 2024 to learn more about what SACAP has to offer.

If you’d like to apply to SACAP, you’ll need to ensure that you have the following with you when you apply:

  • Certified copy of your ID (or passport if an international student)
  • Certified copy of highest qualification
  • Character reference letter
  • Proof of Application fee (course dependent).
  • SAQA conversion (if you are an international students) 

*Note: An application fee is charged upon application and is non-refundable.

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Colleges Open for Applications Year-Round

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