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UNIVEN Online Application 2023/2024 & Admission Guidelines

University of Venda UNIVEN ONLINE Application form for Admission for 2022 has been closed, late applications are usually accepted but they are closed too. Grade 12 Learners are encouraged to apply for University of Venda (UNIVEN) 2023 academic year admission when it opens later in the year.

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The University of Venda (UNIVEN) online 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 UNIVEN Applications for 2023 all selection programmes is usually in December. Please refer to the available course and their respective admission requirements before beginning the online application.

Take note of this crucial information for successful application

The following information is crucial for the successful completion of an online application process

• Only South African undergraduate applicants are to apply on online application wizard
• To apply online, you should be having a South African Identify number, Cell phone number, email address, and credit / debit card with cv number to pay R100 application fee online.
• During online application process, you may save and return at a later stage to resume the application process.
• Applicant will be required to create a pin consisting of 5 digits
• Scan and upload a copy of I.D. document or passport, Grade 11 report or statement of grade 12 results or copy of Matric Certificate
• Complete your application by pressing ‘submit ‘button
• You will then get a student number

When will UNIVEN Application open for 2023 admission?

The opening and closing dates have not been announced yet but the applications have for a while now been open from July to December as late applications begin in February the next year.


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


Step 1: Choose Career, Download Prospectus and calculate points (Univen Prospectus)

Click here to download Univen Prospectus

Step 2: Academic Application Process

  • Only South African undergraduate applicants are to apply on online application wizard, click here to begin with the online application on MyAccess platform
  • All post graduate and International (Non South African) applicants are to submit scanned application form with supporting documents to one of the following emails: and
  • To apply online, you should be having a South African Identify number, Cell phone number and an email address
  • During online application process, you may save and return at a later stage to complete the application.
  • A copy of I.D. document/passport, Grade 11 report and proof of payment (i.e. all documents in PDF format) must be scanned.
  • Applicant will be required to create a pin
  • Complete your application and upload the required documents.
  • You will then get a student number
  • After successful submission and completion of your online application, you can log into My access page to access / view your application details.

Application Fee Details

A non-refundable application fee of R100 must be paid when applying to UNIVEN. Paying an application fee does not mean that your application was successful.

Payment methods which you can use:

  • Online Credit/Debit card payment by clicking on the online payment option during the application process – payment will clear immediately

Other important Notes:

  • Prospective students who will pay using credit and or debit card with CVV number at the back of the card will be able to immediately continue with online application once they receive a confirmation of payment via email address registered from
  • Maestro and VISA cheque/ platinum card etc. will be accepted provided it has CVV number at the back.
  • Any card without CVV will not be accepted e.g. Savings card, Diners club card, American express will not be considered.


Step 1: Amount to be paid: R100-00

Step 2: Click on the option which says “pay by credit card” for payment by credit or debit card.

Step 3: Enter the following credit/debit card details

  • Card Number
  • Card Holder Name
  • Expiry date: Months and Year
  • CVV Numbers: the last three digits at the back of the card

Step 4: Click on PAY NOW

Step 5: You will get a screen which says, “Authentication is required for the purchase”.  From this screen there will be a message saying:

  • To proceed with your purchase, please submit the One Time Password (OTP) that has been sent to your cellphone.
  • Enter the One Time Password (OTP) on the space provided and click NEXT

Step 6:  You will get a screen with the following message:  Successful E Payment, press exit. You will immediately receive a payment receipt notification from the Univen support via email address you provided stated as follows “Thank you we have received your application fee″. You can return to the Online application web page and continue your application”.

Other important Notes:

Online payment will accept payment for prospective students who will pay using credit and or debit card with CVV number at the back of the card. Any card without CVV will not be accepted.

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Step 3: Check Application Status

NB: This process is done for applicants who want to be admitted 
  • Enter your ID number
  • Applicant’s details will appear
  • Qualifications that you applied for will appear with statuses showing whether you qualify or not qualify for admission
  • On the right side of qualifications that you are qualifying for admission “REQUEST OFFER” button to click
  • You will only be given one chance to choose one qualification
  • Make sure that you click on the qualification that you want to be admitted to

Result Codes:

i) ID not found – Not application found or application not captured
ii) Request for admission – Student must request for admission
iii) Requested for admission – Student has not been allocated space
iv) Admitted – Student has been allocated space and must continue to register online

Click here to Check Your Application Status

Step 4: Online Registration

Step 5: Student Card and Class Timetable

Visit ICT2 Computer Lab to collect your student cardClick here to download your class timetable

For any enquiries and assistance with points calculation contact, student recruitment and career exhibitions
Mr Takalani Nyelisani
Phone: +27 15 962 8339


Mr Justice Lebopa
Phone: +27 15 962 9139


Phone: +27 15 962 8959
Phone: +27 15 962 8953
Phone: +27 15 962 8974

Phone: +2715 962 8882 / +2715 962 8954

International Students
Phone: +27 15 962 9347 / +27 15 962 9348

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