How to Apply to UFH

 How to Apply to UFH

Get familiar with the process of joining the University of Fort Hare


Get familiar with our Entry Requirements and Study Guide before submitting your application.Declaration by Parent/Guardian for Minor Applicants must accompany all applications by prospective students under the age of 18.

Closing date for International Applicants is 31 August 2024, whilst local Applicants’ closing date is 31st October 2024.No late applications will be accepted


Online Application is free whilst Manual Application is R120 and R500 for South African and International Students respectively. Applicants whose ID numbers are already on the UFH Online Application portal must click here to download the Application Guide. Please ensure that you submit all the necessary attachments for your application to be valid.


If you do not get an SMS/email informing you of the status of your application, feel free to check our Student support system online . All applicants (both online, email or hard copy) can log in to the UFH Portal to check their statuses. Click here for a guide on how to do this.