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Rhodes University Online Application 2021

The Rhodes University (RU) online application for 2021 has commenced. So we’ll bring you the breakdown of the Rhodes University (RU) admission application process.

The management of the Rhodes University (RU) is inviting applications for interested and suitably qualified students (South Africans and International) for admission into undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2021 academic year.

Before applying, see the Rhodes University courses available for the 2021 admissions.

How to Apply to the Rhodes University

The Rhodes University 2021 application can be done in either of two ways: hardcopy or online.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle.

Rhodes University Application Fee;

Initial applications for admission must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of R100 for all applicants. Late applications will be considered.

SEE ALSO: Rhodes University Fees Structure.

Rhodes University Online Application

You may apply online. In order to apply online you will need a working email address and a functional cell phone number, or, if you are an international applicant, your passport number.

Once you’ve completed the online application, you don’t need to send a hardcopy application. Hardcopy application is available on campus for those who don’t have access to an internet connection.

Rhodes University Application Procedure;

Please read this section carefully. An inaccurate or incomplete application form will hold up the processing of your application. Please note that if you provide any false information your application will be rejected immediately.

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POPULATION GROUP e.g. Indian, Coloured, White

We ask this question because some donors have stipulated that their bursaries may only be awarded to a particular race. The Government also requires this information for statistical purposes.

PLEASE INDICATE ANY PHYSICAL DISABILITY

Examples of a disability would be blindness, cerebral palsy, deafness, paraplegia, partial hearing, wheelchair use. We need this information in order for us to assist you with your needs; it will not jeopardize your application. However, if you do not disclose a disability in your application, you will not be able to claim any concessions in this regard during your registration at Rhodes University (e.g. extra time in examinations, etc.)

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CHOICES OF DEGREE/DIPLOMA

The degrees which may be taken at Rhodes are listed under the Curriculum Selection section.

ENROLMENT AT A PREVIOUS TERTIARY INSTITUTION

If you have previously been or are currently registered at another institution a copy of a full academic transcript giving your final results is required. Midyear results may be considered but the Dean may defer his decision until your final results are available. Please submit a transcript from the institution − not a Result Slip.

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ADDRESS DETAILS

Please complete in detail. We cannot respond to your application if this information is incomplete.

DETAILS OF PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR FEES

Please ensure that this information is supplied. Do not list a Bursary or Government sponsor. This must be the person who will take care of ensuring that your fees are paid. They are also the person who will liaise with the bursary or Government Department to ensure that your fees are paid.

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EXAMINATION RESULTS

If you have already matriculated or completed your O levels / A levels it is essential that you enclose a certified copy of the certificate.

PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE THE SECTION RELEVANT TO YOUR SCHOOLING (only if you are currently at school).

Please do not use Tippex on your results or alter them in any way. Make sure that the Principal of your school completes this section. Also remember that if you do not have the required points for admission, a positive report from the Principal will assist the University in assessing your potential. If you have left school this section need not be completed.

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DO YOU REQUIRE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE UNIVERSITY? (YES/NO) Answer ‘Yes’ only if you are not able to obtain funding elsewhere (e.g. a student loan at a bank).

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CURRENT YEAR’S ACTIVITY

Choose one of: Grade 12 pupil at school (i.e. upgrading your results), university student, technikon student, technical college student, technical institute student, teachers’ training college or labour force (i.e. working). If you have been working or travelling, a letter detailing your activities would be of great assistance.

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Complete Section Two of the form fully, giving as much detail as possible. The Deans will read this section when assessing your application. It is particularly important if you do not have the required number of points for admission.

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DECLARATION AND AGREEMENT

Make sure that both you this page of the form − if this is not done the form will be returned to you.

CHECKLIST

Do not forget to include the relevant application fee.

• If you intend to apply for exemptions on the ground of courses completed at a university outside South Africa, the syllabi and course content, certified by that university, must be submitted with your application. If the syllabi are not in English, it is your responsibility to provide a sworn translation.

• If you have completed courses at another South African university, you may apply for credit for such courses when submitting your application form. (Enclose a letter giving full details of credits you would like considered.) Credits will only be granted on receipt of an official transcript of results provided by the other university.

Closing dates and application fees

All applications should be submitted before the end of September.

How to Apply to the Rhodes University

To be able to login to the online application portal, you need to have registered as an online user and/or received login details from Rhodes University.

If you have already been allocated a student number and password, then use these to login.

If you have not registered for online applications, and you wish to apply to Rhodes, then please click here.

If you have registered for online applications, please use the credentials provided to you in the Registration to Online Admissions email that you received.

If you are a degree-seeking student who wishes to obtain a prospectus or application information, please contact the Registrar: [email protected] or +27(0)46 603 8276 (Student Bureau).7 Jan 2020