CPUT Important Application and Closing Dates 2021
CPUT Important Application and Closing Dates 2021 : The important application and closing dates for CPUT 2021 are as follows;
All courses: April
Design Courses (portfolio submissions): 31 July
All other courses: End of September
R150 for late applications
Application fees can either be a cash payment (made directly at the Cashiers’ Office on your preferred campus), or a bank deposit.
Academic calendar CPUT
|Students||Lecturing staff||Admin staff|
|First term||13 February – 31 March||16 January – 31 March||5 January|
|Second term||18 April – 23 June||18 April – 23 June|
|Third term||17 July – 1 September||17 July – 1 September|
|Fourth term||11 September – 1 December||11 September – 15 December||20 December|
|Assessment, study and results dates|
|First semester||Second semester|
|Assessment dates||22 May – 9 June||30 October – 17 November|
|Study week||15-19 May||30 October – 3 November|
|Results publication||23 June||8 December|
Important university dates
Cut-off date for April graduation exemption and recognition applications: 27 January
Mark changes approved by Senex for April graduation: 10 February
Master’s and Doctoral candidates: 24 February
Cut-off date for September graduation exemption and recognition applications: 28 July
Mark changes approved by Senex for April graduation: 11 August
Master’s and Doctoral candidates: 11 August
Autumn Graduation ceremonies: 27-31 March
Spring Graduation ceremonies: 15 September
Africa Day: 25 May
Mandela Day: 18 July
Summer Graduation: 14, 15 December
1 January: New Year’s Day
2 January: New Year’s Day (observed)
20 March: University Holiday
21 March: Human Rights Day
14 April: Good Friday
17 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
28 April: University Holiday
1 May: Workers Day
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: Women’s Day
24 September: Heritage Day
25 September: Heritage Day (observed)
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill
How to apply
Students who wish to apply for external bursaries, scholarships or loans must apply directly with the companies or organisations offering the funding.
Students who wish to apply for University administered awards, CPUT Scholarship, Merit bursaries, Deans merit bursary from CPUT, must apply at the Financial Aid Office.
Application forms for university administered funding are available from the Financial Aid Offices on the Bellville, Cape Town, Mowbray and Wellington campuses.
Complete and return the application form by the closing dates, along with the necessary supporting documentation.
Always adhere to closing dates. Late applications or late submission of documentation will result in forfeiture of financial assistance.
Consult the notice boards in the vicinity of the Financial Aid Office regularly for important and relevant information regarding financial assistance.
Accessing allocated funds
University administered awards, Merit bursaries from CPUT, external bursary and scholarship funds are administered by the Financial Aid Office.
To access allocated funds students can visit or contact the Financial Aid Office.
Loans offered by financial institutions are usually paid directly to the student.