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Key dates


Please note: the University reserves the right to change these dates. Before acting on any of the dates below confirmation should be sought from the appropriate office.

The following dates apply to undergraduate admission for 2017.


15 July
  • Preferred date for submission of Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) portfolio, for early consideration
31 August
  • Preferred date for submission of Bachelor of Fine Art (BA(FA)) portfolio, for early consideration
30 September
  • All undergraduate applications close on 30 September. We do not accept late applications.
  • Applications for student accommodation close on 30 September.
  • Final date for BAS and BA(FA) portfolio submissions.
  • Final date to submit the Personal Report and CV for MBChB applicants.
  • Final date to request permission to write the NBTs after 15 October.
15 October
  • Last opportunity to write the NBTs.
31 October
  • All supporting documents for financial aid applications are due.
  • Final date to request a programme change. Programme changes must be submitted in writing to admissions-ug@uct.ac.za.
  • Due date for all interim grade 12 NSC results and predicted non-NSC scores.
  • Due date for current (interim) and previous years’ (final) transcripts.
  • Due date for all past secondary school results from May 2016 and earlier.
30 November
  • Applications for undergraduate financial aid close on 30 September. For further information on the application process, please refer to Undergraduate Student Funding.
31 December
  • All final tertiary transcripts are due by this date.
  • All non-South African 2016 secondary school results are due, unless otherwise specified.


20 January
  • Final CIE results from the November 2016 session are due.
13 March
  • Start of teaching Semester 1.
22 April
  • UCT Open Day

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