University of Venda (Univen)

University of Venda Colliquailly known as UNIVEN was established in 1982  is a  South African Comprehensive rural-based university, located in Thohoyandou in Limpopo province. Univen is a “comprehensive university”, offering both theoretically and practically oriented courses.


Faculties In Univen

The Institution offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Education
  • School of Environmental Sciences
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Human and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Management Sciences
  • School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences

University of Venda, Univen

Academic Calendar

The 2020 Academic Calendar can be seen in this PDF – Click here.


Alternatively, you can view the summary of the 2020 academic Calendar here.

How To Apply

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application: Only undergraduates can apply online, using this application portal.
  • Hardcopy Application: This option is only available to undergraduate applicants. Postgraduate applicants may also download an application form here.

You can post your application to:


University of Venda
Student Admissions
Private Bag X5050

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.


Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.

Read Also:

  1. Univen Student Email Login
  2. How to Check UNIVEN Application Status 2023

Application Fees 

Pay a non-refundable application fee (R100) as indicated on the application form. Please note: the application fee must be paid only at the bank or by South African postal order or by EFT. Banking details: ABSA BANK, ACCOUNT NO: 1 000 000 589 (Use your passport number as reference).

Remember to: Check Univen Admission Requirements here.

Application Closing Dates 

Applications close on the 28th of September

Contact Info And Website

For Admission related contact:

015 962 8882

015 962 8000

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
University of Venda
University Road
Limpopo Province
South Africa.

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