Study at UFH
1. UFH-SCM-01/2016

Provision of Student Accommodation to the University of Fort Hare in East London campus

Bid Status: Finalised
Year : 2016
2. UFH-SCM-02/2016

Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Cisco switches, Fortigate Firewalls and Configuration of Equipment in Alice  and East London to Function according to requirements in the University requirements

Bid Status: Pending
Year : 2016
3. UFH-SCM-04/2016

The Upgrade of Bulk Water Infrastructure

Bid Status: Finalised
Year : 2016
4. UFH-SCM-05/2016

The Provision of External Audit Services to the University of Fort Hare over a period of three years, renewable annually

Bid Status: Finalised
Year : 2016
5. UFH-SCM-06/2016

Provision of ICT Installation in respect of the Collaborative Library Project

Bid Status: Pending
Year : 2016

 

DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO STUDY?

 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.

HOW TO APPLY

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

 

APPLICATION FORMS            

Application Form (Click here to download form)
Undergraduate Programmes @ R120 – Closing Date: 31st October 2016
(No late applications will be accepted)

 

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 www.nbt.ac.za. 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.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR’S DEGREES

• Minimum of level 4 in English 1st Additional Language or

• Minimum of level 3 in English Home Language.

• Minimum of Level 4 or better in four 20-credit subjects from the designated list, excluding Life Orientation.

 

 

QUALIFICATION

MINIMUM STATUTORY ENTRY REQUIREMENT

 

Bachelors degree

Pass NSC with an achievement rating of 4

(50-59%) or more in 4 (four) subjects

Diploma

Pass NSC with an achieving rating of 3

(40-49% )or more in 4 (four) subjects

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR MATURE AGE APPLICANTS

Mature age applicants (turning 23 years during year of registration), who have met the requirements in bullets 1 – 3 above, qualify for admission to main stream programmes. They need to apply for conditional exemption from HESA.

 

Designated Subjects

 

Accounting

Languages

Agricultural science

Life science

Business Studies

Mathematics of Mathematical Literacy

Dramatic Arts

Music

Economics

Physical Sciences

Engineering Graphics

and Design

Religious Studies

Geography

Visual Arts

History

Consumer Studies

Information Technology

 

 

 

Applicants who wish to enroll for a degree programme need to ensure that four of their seven subjects are from the designated list.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Senior Certificate (pre-2008)

 

A candidate is expected to possess a minimum level of proficiency in English language. A pass mark of at least E symbol on SG is considered to be sufficient. A pass mark of at least an F symbol on HG English 1st language is also considered to be sufficient.

 

A Matriculation Exemption or Further Education and Training Certificate.

 

A standard qualification to study for a degree is a Matriculation endorsement or equivalent.

 

 

 

CN                          SC

 

S Symbol achieved in

Grade 12 subjects

Grade of Grade 12 subjects

HG

SG

A

8

6

B

7

5

C

6

4

D

5

3

E

4

2

F

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to calculate your minimum admission point score (APS)

 

NSC

NSC%

PS

APS %

7

80-89

8

90-99

6

79-79

7

80-89

5

60-69

6

79-79

4

50-59

5

60-69

3

40-49

4

50-59

2

30-39

3

40-49

10

-290

2

30-39

 

 

 

0-29

 

ARE YOU A INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT WITH FOREIGN SCHOOL-LEAVING?

 

 

 

Undergraduate

All applicants with non-South African School-leaving require a certificate of exemption from the Matriculation Board of South Africa for admission into an undergraduate qualification. For more information regarding the Matriculation Exemptions please visit the Matriculation Board website on www.he-enrol.ac.za

 

The University of Fort Hare will also submit applications to the Matriculation Board on behalf of the applicant on submission of the following:

Form M30E (also available from the matriculation board website); Copies of educational qualification (certified at the University); Copy of Passport or birth certificate (certified at the University);

Exemption application fee charged at R400.00 (payable at the University); and

Sworn English translation of documents required where applicable.

 

Postgraduate

All applicants with non-South African qualifications are required to have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). For more information regarding evaluation of qualifications please visit the SAQA website: www.saqa.org.za

 

Student selection and admissions process

1. Students receive application forms from the Students Registration Office through the post/

contact.

2. These are completed and returned to the Students Registration Office and get sorted

per-Faculty.

3. Then the faculty selection committee (Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning, Faculty

Manager,

HODs and Administrators) convenes to do the selection.

4. Admission is done on merit, using the Swedish point system.

 

High scores are considered first in chronological order For interview programmes students are invited for presentations prior to selection *

The current matrics are provisionally accepted pending their matric final

results and availability for admission into programmes, plus NBT results

 

The application forms are checked and signed by the Faculty

Manager according to the admission status.

 

Once the forms are signed, they are given back to the Students Registration Office to capture the status which is then communicated to the students as backup.

The Faculty keeps records of the accepted students as backup. Wait listed students are considered after registration of

accepted students

 

Accepted students get notification from the Students

Registration Office.

 

 

ENQUIRIES

 

Alice Campus Tel.: 040 602 2016 / 2053/ 2122/ 2174/ 2281

East London Campus Tel.: 043 704 7155 / 7266 / 7004 / 7139

admissions@ufh.ac.za