How to Apply to Vaal University of Technology (VUT)
VUT Application and Acceptance Process
When Should I Apply?
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. We urge you to apply as soon as you get your Grade 11 final results. The initial selection at VUT is based on your Grade 11 final marks or your most recent Grade 12 marks. You will only receive a firm offer once they have evaluated your final Matric marks. To study at VUT, you will need to have either a NSC or Matric certificate, or else the N3 certificate (minimum average of 60%).
To find out the additional admission requirements for specific courses and qualifications, follow this link.
Students can apply in the following two ways:
- download the application form from the VUT website and follow the instructions
You need to post the hard-copy to the following address:
- apply directly via the online application platform
For any enquires related to your application, contact the VUT admissions office on
When applying to VUT, you need to pay an application fee of R100.
There are 2 methods for payment of your application fees:
- direct deposit or EFT
Vaal University of Technology
Account Number: 530 861 945
Branch Code: 632005
(Reference: Applicant’s ID number)
Important: if you submit your application by Email, you need to pay via direct bank deposit. Apply at least 4 days before registration! (Better eve, at least a week before)
- pay directly at the VUT’s finance department (credit/debit card or cash)
For more details regarding application fees and payment methods, turn to the VUT website directly http://www.vut.ac.za/index.php/admissions/undergraduate/how-do-i-apply
Dates to Remember
Applications Closing Date for studies: Information to follow
Applications Closing Dates for res: Information to follow
Submitting Results and Documents
The following documents need to be submitted with your application form:
- Certified copy of ID
- Certified copy of Grade 11 or latest Grade 12 results
- Proof of payment of the application fee
General Enquiries: + 27 (0)16 950 9924 / 9925
Switchboard: Tel + 27 (0)16 950 9500
Call Centre: +27 16 950 9000