The University of Venda (Univen) is a South African comprehensive rural-based institution, locatedin Thohoyandou, in the Vembe district of the Limpopo Province. Their mission is to produce graduates with knowledge, skills and qualifications which are locally relevant and globally competitive.
They value quality and excellence, accountability, transparency, integrity, respect, diversity, social responsibility and community engagement, and Ubuntu. The University of Venda offers multiple undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. The university is often referred to as Univen.
UNIVERSITY OF VENDA CAMPUSES
The University has only one main campus that is located in Thohoyandou. The Campus houses all eight facilities they have. The campus also houses the Art Gallery, which has a display of carvings, paintings and clay pots made by both students and the local community members.
Furthermore, the campus has a full-time Sport Center that is used for indoor sports as well as other recreational activities such as drama and DANCE. The main campus houses 11 of the twelve official residences.
UNIVERSITY OF VENDA FACULTIES
The School of Agriculture
The School of Education
The School of Environmental Science
The School of Health Sciences
The School of Human and Social Sciences
The School of Management Sciences
The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
The School of Law
THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE APPLYING AT UNIVEN
1. GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
First, you have to make sure that you meet the admission requirements of the programme of your choice. Admission requirements can be found under study programmes in a prospectus. You should meet both Univen minimum requirements and required APS.
APS and minimum requirements go hand in hand. APS is used by Universities to determine whether you qualify for admission to their courses. Meeting of the minimum requirement does not guarantee an applicant admission to any programme.
2. THINGS YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY SUCCESSFULLY
3. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Certified ID copy
Certified matric certificate/statement of results
Grade 11 final report/results
Transcript of academic record and certificate of conduct
SAQA Evaluation Certificate (If you are an international applicant)
4. APPLICATION FEE
University of Venda application fee is R100 and is non refundable. You will be required to pay the application fee online during the application process. You have to have your debit or credit card ready when starting the application process. You can't submit the application without paying the application fee online.
5. OPENING AND CLOSING DATE
Note that Applications for the academic year 2023 are open. All applicants must apply online using the Univen application system iEnabler. The closing date is 31 December 2022.
STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO APPLY AT UNIVEN ONLINE
Step 1: Click here to apply, accept the application rules and click "continue"
Step 2: Capture your biographical information and click "next" to proceed with your application;
Step 3: Pay the application fee of R100 online.
Steps to pay the application fee online
PAYMENT PROCESS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION
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 cheque card.
Step 3: Enter the following credit/cheque card details
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 cell phone"
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”.
Step 4: Capture results details then add subjects and click "next";
Step 4: Capture educational institution detail and click "next";
Step 5: Capture academic application details (choose 2 choices/programmes you wish to apply for), click on "add qualification" and thereafter click "next";
Step 6: Verify/Check your application details then click "continue";
Step 7: Create your 5 digit PIN (e.g 24689), click "I accept"(twice) checkbox thereafter click "Submit Application";
Step 8: Upload your documents, select "yes" on the dropdown list if all your documents are ready to be uploaded and then click "next";
Step 9: Click "Load/View Document" >> "Upload document" >> "Choose/Browse file" go to the folder where your documents are stored, choose the relevant document and click "save";
Step 10: Once all documents have been uploaded click "complete upload";
Step 11: Confirmation Page, end of application
During online application process, you may save and return at a later stage to complete the application.
APPLICANTS WHO EXPERIENCE CHALLENGES WITH ONLINE APPLICATION
Applicants (undergraduate/postgraduate/international applicants) who experience challenges when applying online, the following arrangements have been made to ensure that they apply and have their applications processed.
• Applicants can download applications from the Web, complete and personally submit hard copies of application forms to: University of Venda; New Student Administration Building; Cubicles Number – 1 or 2 or 3.
• We will accept hard copies of application forms sent through post.
The forms can be sent to the following address:
▪ University of Venda, New Student Administration Building, Student Admissions, Private Bag X 5050, Thohoyandou, 0950.
▪ Application enquiries can be sent to any of the following officials:
• Mulidzi Fhatuwani – 015 962 8959 [email protected]
• Muthevhuli Alvinah – 015 962 8953
• Nengwekhulu Mishumo – 015 962 8954 [email protected]
Applicants may monitor application outcomes on the univen website. Status may be available after 8 weeks of submitting an application. SMS will also be sent to successful applicants.
APPLY ONLINE NOW AT UNIVEN