Vaal University of Technology International Students

International Applicants

Non South African certificates must be evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (Phone +27 (12) 431 5000) and submitted together with this application.
The address is: SAQA, Postnet Suite 248, Private Bag X06, Waterkloof, 0145, South Africa.
Closing dates for submission of application forms: For January registration 31 October.
Failure to submit a valid study permit on day of registration will result in the applicants forfeiting their place and all monies paid to date.
Late application forms will not be accepted or processed.
Selection will be based on the points obtained according to the following points rating schedule, together with bonus points and limitations as indicated.

SUBJECT SYMBOL Points rating
A (80% and over) 8 7
B (70% to 79%) 7 6
C (60% to 69%) 6 5
D (50% to 59%) 5 4
E (40% to 49%) 4 3
F (33% to 39%) 3 2
FF (30% to 32%) 2 1

REMARKS: Minimum points rating: The general minimum points required (maximum of 6 subjects) are 26.
Bonus points:
A bonus of 1 or 2 points could be allocated for each compulsory or recommended school subject as indicated for each discipline. (Refer to further particulars as indicated and applied by individual Academic Faculties of the University).
Placement tests: Heads of Department (Academic) may expect applicants to complete a placement test before finally considering an application.
Applicants not in possession of their final (senior) certificate can use their latest exam (Grade 12 Senior Certificate eg. June) results and be approved conditionally. Final Senior Certificate results (Grade 12) must be submitted on registration day.