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SUN Application Form 2022/2023 & Guidelines for Admission

Stellenbosch University, SUN Application form for Admission for 2022 / 2023 has been officially closed, unfortunately, no late application can be considered. Applicants aspiring to be in Stellenbosch University should prepare in advance for SUN application 2023 which will soon open.

 

University of Stellenbosch

The Stellenbosch University (SUN) 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 SUN Applications for 2023 all selection programmes is towards the end of June.

When will SUN Application open for 2022 admission?

Applications ​​​​open for all undergraduate programmes on 6 April, 3 May for financial assistance, and 1st June for postgraduate programmes.

The University receives many applications. As a result, meeting admission requirements does not guarantee an applicant automatic admission.

SUN APPLICATION 2022 / 2023

Stellenbosch University Aspirants from South Africa and other countries for undergraduate and postgraduate can take note of the following information.

#Step 1 – Pick your programme

You may apply for up to three programmes from any faculty.

You will be considered for all three of those programmes, and if you qualify, you may receive multiple offers. You
must accept one of the offers no later than 30 September.

If two of the programmes you have selected have extensive selection criteria, you should choose a third programme that is not on that list to improve your chances of receiving an offer.

Programmes with extensive selection processes:
• All programmes in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences;
• all programmes in the Faculty of Law;
• BA (Visual Arts);
• BA (Drama);
• all programmes in Music;
• BA (Sport Science);
• BSc (Sport Science);
• BEd (GenEd);
• all programmes in Engineering;
• BCom Actuarial Science; and
• BCom (International Business).

#Step 2 – Complete SUN application form

You can apply online.

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You will need an e-mail address and phone number so that we can contact you.

As soon as you create your profile you can follow the system prompts to proceed with your online application immediately, or follow the instructions in the e-mail that we will send you if you wish to proceed later.

Please complete the application carefully and make sure you give us accurate information.

#Step 3 – Upload your documents

Tip: Make sure your electronic copies are clear and legible and that we can easily read everything on the page. If
we can’t, we will ask you to resubmit the document, which will slow down your application.

To help us process your application, we may ask you for additional original or supporting documents.

If you apply online, the system will prompt you whenever we need additional information, like academic records, proof of payment of the application fee (if applicable), and your signed contract if we’ve made you an offer.

Check the list of documents to be uploaded for your application below.

NEEDED NON-ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS

What we need From whom Additional information
Student support form Students with disabilities who need additional support  
Faculty-specific documents Portfolio requirements for BA (Visual Arts) Please send completed portfolio to Ms Yumna Williams at yumna@sun.ac.za by no later than 1 September.
Proof of payment (R100 non- refundable application fee) South African applicants from quintile five schools. Applicants from quintile 1 – 4 schools do not have to pay the application fee. Read more about payment options at www.maties.com.
Proof of permanent residency, refugee or asylum-seeking status Non-South-African applicants  
Signed Student Contract When you accept an offer, you must download, print, sign, scan, and upload a Student Contract. You will not be able to register at the University without a signed contract.
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ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FROM STUDENTS IN THE FINAL YEAR

SUN Academic Documents required for admission from final year students

ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FROM STUDENTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR FINAL YEAR SCHOOL

What we need From whom Additional information
National Senior Certificate (NSC) or IEB/Statement

of symbols of final school results

Applicants in a South African school system.  
Final school results from the International Curriculum (Cambridge

International, International Baccalaureate, etc.), including School of Tomorrow.

Applicants in an international school system. •          Cambridge applicants must also include IGCSE or O level or GCSE certificates.

•       You must meet the requirements set by Universities South Africa (USAf) for Matriculation Exemption for that system by the time you register. Please see http://mb.usaf.ac.za and select the relevant country’s information.

•       If you follow the American high school system, you must provide the necessary exemption documents as per the USAf website at https://mb.usaf.ac.za/united-states-of-america/.

•       It usually is only possible to apply for a formal certificate of University Exemption during your first year of registration, so you might not yet have it available when you register for the first time. You will, however, be able to register, provided that you qualify for Matriculation Exemption as assessed by the University.

Additional subject and

rewrite results.

Applicants from all school systems. Upload the additional results with your initial grade 12 results as one document.

ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS NEEDED FROM STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A TERTIARY INSTITUTION INCLUDING STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY

What we need Additional information
Final school-leaving results Refer to the information that we require for various school systems in the information for applicants who have completed their school year.
Proof of registration Including a list of subjects you are enrolled for with provisional grades if available when you apply.
Full academic transcript for each academic year completed, including grades. We do not accept online results obtained from self-service portals.
If your final degree certificate is not available when you apply, please provide us with official proof that you have completed the qualification For international qualifications, the proof of completion should not be older than five years from the date the degree was conferred.

 

For South African Higher Education Institutions, proof of completion should not be older than one year.

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ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS NEEDED FROM STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A TERTIARY INSTITUTION INCLUDING STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY

What we need Additional information
Relevant certificates and full

academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades.

Guidelines for supporting documents:

•       Copies of your original documents must be stamped and signed by the awarding school, institution, notary public, or a Commissioner of Oaths. If you use Post- al or Police services, please ensure that the stamp includes the date, name, signature, and rank of the officer.

•       We do not accept online results obtained from self-service portals.

Diploma(s) and full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades.
B degree certificate(s) and full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades.
Honours degree certificate(s) and full academic tran- script for each year of enrolment, including grades.
Master’s degree certificate(s) and full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades (where appli- cable).
Doctoral degree certificate(s) PLUS full academic tran- script for each year of enrolment, including grades (where applicable).


Step 4 – Submit your application

When you have completed the application form and attached all your supporting documents, you are ready to submit your application and track your application status!

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