Sefako Makgatho University, SMU Application form for Admission for 2022 / 2023 has been officially closed, unfortunately, no late application can be considered. Applicants aspiring to be in Sefako Makgatho University should prepare in advance for SMU application 2023 which will soon open.
The Management of the Sefako Makgatho University (SMU) Application for admission to undergraduate study programmes for both South African and international citizens close on specific dates in the year preceding the year of study. The closing date for SMU Applications for 2023 all selection programmes is towards the end of June.
The University received more than 44000 applications for approximately 1000 available places. As a result, meeting admission requirements does not guarantee an applicant automatic admission.
SMU APPLICATION 2022 / 2023
Sefako Makgatho University Aspirants from South Africa and other countries for undergraduate and postgraduate can take note of the following information.
a. The pre-selection and admission of first time entering applicants is highly competitive and is conducted in October by the Selection and Admission Committee of each School.
b. Applicants are informed about the outcome of the pre selection through email in November 2021.
c. Applicants may also check the status of their applications on the SMU website, on the link: https://lifestudent.smu.ac.za/pls/prodi41/w99pkg.mi_login (using student number and pin).
d. The final selection and admission which is highly competitive, will take place in January 2022 after the release of Grade 12 results.
e. The selection and admission of applicants who are currently studying at SMU and other South African universities will take place in January 2022.
f. There is a strong competition for the limited number of places available and attainment of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee automatic admission.
g. Successful applicants will be given three (3) days to accept or decline the offer.
h. There are limited places in University residence and admission to study at SMU does not guarantee a place in residence. The places are awarded on a first come first served basis and the University is not obliged to provide a place in the residence.
i. Applicants should use their student numbers in correspondence with the University.
Undergraduate Applications for the 2022 Academic Year.
a. Applicants will be informed about the outcome of pre selection through email or SMS at the beginning of November 2021.
b. Applicants may also check the status of their applications on the SMU website, on the link: https://lifestudent.smu.ac.za/pls/prodi41/w99pkg.mi_login. (use your student number and pin).
c. The University will make final selections after the release of Grade 12 results in January 2022
d. Successful applicants will be given three (3) days to accept or decline the offer.
e. There are limited places in University residence and admission to study at SMU does not guarantee a place in residence. The places are awarded on a first come first served basis and the University is not obliged to provide a place in the residence.
f. You should use the reference/student number in correspondence with the University.
We wish applicants who will be writing Grade 12 examinations, well in their examinations.
Applications open on 1 April 2021 and the closing dates are as follows:
Friday, 25 June 2021:
B Radiography, B Dental Surgery, B Pharmacy, B Dental Therapy, MBChB, BSc Physiotherapy
Friday, 26 July 2021:
BSc, BSc Diet, B Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, B Occupational Therapy, B Oral Hygiene, B Nursing Sciences
For information on admission requirements and relevant school subjects, refer to the Undergraduate Prospectus and Admissions Selection Rules by clicking here. You are allowed to apply for only two study choices and you are encouraged to apply before the closing dates to avoid disappointment.