Welcome to the Sol Plaatje University (SPU) institution page! SPU is situated in the Northern Cape. They have 2 campuses in the heart of Kimberly and offer a variety of programmes.
Sol Plaatje University Application 2020 : To apply to Sol Plaatje University , you need the documents below :
1) A certified copy of the green bar coded ID
2) Proof of payment of any relevant application fees
3) Certified copy of grade 11 results and any latest grade 12 results
4.)Copy of Age exemption letter from Matric Board (if applicable – older than 23)
Applicants must check individual further requirements for each course and each tertiary institution. Please also be aware of NBTs and check with your university if you need NBT results to apply.
FYI: South Africans learners wishing to apply online will need a working email address and an ID number. Foreign learners wishing to apply will need to have their passport number.
HOW TO APPLY For 2020
Applications for the 2020 academic year opened on Monday, 25 March 2019 and run until the end of September 2019.
Please complete the application form below and return it to us by handing it in at:
Sol Plaatje University, North Campus, Chapel Street, Kimberley
or by mail: The University Registrar, Sol Plaatje University, Private Bag X5008, Kimberley, 8300
or by email: email@example.com (remember to include a proof of payment)
or by fax: +27 (0)86 544 2766
Download the application forms (includes application for residence) below
Postgraduate application forms are available here
Step 1: Get your application form.
- Hardcopy Application:
This option is only available to undergraduate applicants.
You can post your application to:
The University Registrar Sol Plaatje University
Private Bag X5008
Step 2: Complete your application form in full.
Step 3: Attach all supporting documents.
You need to attach certified copies of all of your documentation as well as your proof of payment of your application fee. This includes:
- proof of payment of the application fee (R100)
- copy of your ID
- copy of your latest Matric results
- copy of age exemption letter from Matric Board (if applicable – older than 23)
- You are required to have your academic transcripts and ID certified to prove to the university that those are the real documents. You can have your documents certified at any police station or anyone who holds Commander of Oaths rights (like a lawyer).
Step 4: Complete a student accommodation form if you need to organise living arrangements.
Click below to download the 2020 SPU prospectus
SPU ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2020
This part sets the minimum academic requirements for admission into study programmes at Sol Plaatje University in 2020.
The requirements are based on the results that applicants achieve in the South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.
Applicants who hold certificates from a different examination system will be considered individually for admission.
Note that if you satisfy the minimum admission requirements stated here, this does not automatically mean that you will be admitted to the study programme at SPU. The final decision on your admission will be based on your academic performance and the availability of space in the programme. The better your academic performance above this minimum, the better will be your chance of being admitted to study at SPU.2020
Calculating the SPU Admissions Points Score (APS)
If you satisfy the minimum requirements stated here, it does not mean that you will automatically be admitted to the study programme at SPU. The final decision on your admission will be based on your academic performance and the availability of space in the programme. If your academic performance is above these minimum requirements, your chance of being admitted to study at the University will be better.