Sol Plaatje University (SPU)

The Sol Plaatje University, which had provisionally been referred to as the University of the Northern Cape. They have 2 campuses in the heart of Kimberly and offer a variety of programmes.

Faculties Offered In SPU

SPU offers various faculties, all of which offer their own degrees or diplomas.

  • School of Economic & Management Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Natural & Applied Sciences 
  • School of Humanities

Read full list of the SPU Courses offered here.

Sol Plaatje University, SPU

Admisssion Requirements

The University has set the minimum academic requirements for admission to SPU’s study programmes in 2021.

The requirements are based on the results that applicants achieve in the South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

Applicants who hold certificates from a different examination system will be considered individually for admission.

How To Apply

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Hardcopy Application:
    This option is only available to undergraduate applicants.

You can post your application to:

The University Registrar Sol Plaatje University
Private Bag X5008
South Africa

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full.

*Remember you’ll need to calculate your APS. Find out here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents. the Documents you should attach are listed below:

  •  copy of your ID
  • copy of your latest Matric results
  • copy of age exemption letter from Matric Board (if applicable – older than 23)
  • You are required to have your academic transcripts and ID certified to prove to the university that those are the real documents. You can have your documents certified at any police station or anyone who holds Commander of Oaths rights (like a lawyer).

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form if you need to organise living arrangements.

Application Fees

  • R100 (South African citizen)

Remember to: Calculate your APS.

Application Closing Dates

Closing date for applications is the 30th November 2020.

Contact Info And Website

For Admission related contact:

Email: [email protected]
053 491 0000

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
Chapel Street & Bultfontein Road, Civic Centre, Kimberley, 8301

SPU on Social Media

You can follow Sol Plaatje University on social media platforms like Twitter or Facebook and get updates about the activities in the Institution, below are their social media Handles:

Facebook – SPU On Facebook

Twitter – SPU On Twitter

Linkedin – SPU On Linkedin

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