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Universities and Universities of Technology in South Africa

In addition to the option of attending a TVET college, there are 26 Universities, Universities of Technology and comprehensive Universities in South Africa. Spaces to study at these post-school learning institutions are limited and competition is tough.

These institutions offer qualifications such as certificates, diplomas or a degree. Learners who want to specialise further can study for Postgraduate or Advanced Diplomas, Honours, Masters or Doctoral Degrees. Universities equip graduates for anything from science, engineering and medicine to law, business, teaching and acting, to name a few. Courses/programmes last for periods ranging from twelve months to six years.

Universities in South Africa

Universities in the Eastern Cape

Institute Contact Details Website
Rhodes University 046 603 8248 https://www.ru.ac.za
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University 041 504 3182 https://www.nmmu.ac.za
University of Fort Hare 040 602 2282 https://www.ufh.ac.za
Walter Sisulu University 043 702 9359 https://www.wsu.ac.za

Universities in the Free State

University of the Free State 051 401 9160 https://www.ufs.ac.za

Universities in Gauteng

University of Johannesburg 011 559 3575 https://www.uj.ac.za
University of Pretoria 012 420 2389 https://www.up.ac.za
University of the Witwatersrand 011 717 1081 https://www.wits.ac.za

Universities in Kwa-Zulu Natal

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal 031 260 7839 https://www.ukzn.ac.za
University of Zululand 035 902 6307 https://www.unizulu.ac.za

Universities in Limpopo

University of Limpopo 015 268 2405 https://www.ul.ac.za
University of Venda 015 962 8421 https://www.univen.ac.za
North-West University 018 299 2045 https://www.nwu.ac.za

Universities in the Western Cape

University of Cape Town 021 650 2125 https://www.uct.ac.za
University of Stellenbosch 021 808 9111 https://www.sun.ac.za
University of the Western Cape 021 959 9753 https://www.uwc.ac.za

National Universities

University of South Africa 011 471 2366 https://www.unisa.ac.za


Universities of Technology in South Africa

Universities of Technology in the Free State

Institute Contact Details Website
Central University of Technology 051 507 3375 https://www.cut.ac.za

Universities  of Technology  in Gauteng

Tshwane University of Technology 012 382 4149 https://www.tut.ac.za
Vaal University of Technology 016 950 9484 https://www.vut.ac.za

Universities of Technology  in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Durban University of Technology 033 845 8890 https://www.dut.ac.za
Mangosuthu University of Technology 031 907 7189 https://www.mut.ac.za

Universities  of Technology  in the Western Cape

Cape Peninsula University of Technology 021 959 6594 https://www.cput.ac.za
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