2022 UJ applications open – Opportunities for youth

2022 UJ applications open

Important information before you apply

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Click HERE to make use of the PACE APS calculator to see which course you qualify for at UJ.

The APS calculator will then display which qualifications you are eligible to apply towards at UJ after you have entered your details.

Checklist for applying at UJ

  • Valid email address (Gmail or Yahoo mail account).
  • Have the requirements for study choices been met?  Click HERE to view the 2022 Undergraduate Prospectus for more information on minimum entrance requirements.
  • Certified and individually scanned documents if completed Grade 12 (see the process below).
  • Document upload requirements when applying online (not applicable to applicants currently in grade 12 or internal transfer/Senior applicants):
  • All documents must be certified
  • Ensure that the scanned file is a maximum of 512KB
  • All documents are scanned in any of the following types – tiff, pdf, jpg, or gif
  • Each document must be scanned and uploaded as separate attachments
  • Alternatively, documents can be emailed to ujappdocs@listsrv.uj.ac.za with the reference/student number noted in the subject line of the email.

How to apply:

New applicants

  • Please click HERE to consult the 2022 Undergraduate Prospectus to ensure you meet the minimum entrance requirements before applying.
  • Applicants may only apply for two study choices. These study choices may not be amended once they have been chosen. 
  • In the case of applicants re-writing Grade 12 subjects, applications will be processed on the current results available. If Grade 12 has been written more than once then your combined results must be submitted with your application.
  • Applicants writing the National Senior Certificate (NSC) through IEB or SACAI examining bodies can apply online by selecting “National Senior Certificate” under the Results Detail page of the online application process.
  • Applicants currently in Grade 12 may be requested to provide certified copies of final Grade 11 results for verification and auditing purposes.
  • The University of Johannesburg will not accept the General Education Development (GED) test for entry into any of its curricular undergraduate qualifications.  The GED is no longer recognized by Universities South Africa (USAF), and is not equivalent to a South African grade 12 (NSC/IEB/SACAI).  Applicants who completed the GED and would like to study towards an undergraduate curricular qualification are advised to register and complete a grade 12 NSC/IEB/SACAI or international equivalent thereof.
  • The National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) are not part of UJs admissions requirements and applicants are not required to write the NBTs in order to apply or gain admission to UJ. Applicants may, however, be requested to write the NBTs in exceptional circumstances where the applicant is in possession of an extraordinary school leaving certificate.

Re-applicants/Transfer applicants/Senior applicants

  • Please click HERE to consult the 2022 Undergraduate Prospectus to ensure you meet the minimum entrance requirements before applying.
  • Applicants may only apply for two study choices. These study choices may not be amended once they have been chosen.
  • To verify or update your mobile number/email details – contact the UJ Call Centre on 011 559 4555.    
  • Applicants transferring from another university/tertiary institution are required to declare their previous studies when applying as well as upload a full academic record/transcript and degree/diploma certificate (if applicable).
  • If you forgot your pin then select “Request a PIN” using your existing UJ student number. A PIN will be sent to you via your registered email. Thereafter, login using your student number and PIN provided. 
  • The University of Johannesburg will not accept the General Education Development (GED) test for entry into any of its curricular undergraduate qualifications.  The GED is no longer recognised by Universities South Africa (USAf), and is not equivalent to a South African grade 12 (NSC/IEB/SACAI).  Applicants who completed the GED and would like to study towards an undergraduate curricular qualification are advised to register and complete a grade 12 NSC/IEB/SACAI or international equivalent thereof.

Click HERE to apply online for FREE

Click HERE to download a paper-based application form

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