University of Zululand (UniZulu)

The University of Zululand known colloquially as UniZulu is a comprehensive tertiary educational institution situated at Richards Bay, South Africa. The beginning of its developments can be traced to the mid-20th Century. UniZulu offers students tertiary qualifications in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.


University of Zululand


Qualifications Offered At UniZulu

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

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce, Administration, and Law
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Science and Agriculture

View the UniZulu faculty handbooks here.

Read the list of courses offered here



How To Apply

Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants will need to apply online through the Central Applications Office (CAO).
  • Hardcopy Application:
    This option is only available to postgraduate applicants.
    Please note: 
    Postgraduate applicants will need to complete and submit both the ADM01 and the PGRD2 forms.  Returning students who wish to change their academic program need to complete and submit the ADM02 form.

You can post your form to the following address:

Private Bag

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full.


*Remember you’ll need to calculate your APS.  Don’t know how? find out here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.  This is part of the application process.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

Read the detailed breakdown of how to Apply to UniZulu here.

Application Closing Dates

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle. Applications close on 30 August for all social work programs and on 30 September for nursing science. The closing date for all other applications is 31 October.

Contact Info And Website

Contact Info:

035 902 6923

Need to find the institution?

Postal Address (Main Campus):
The Registrar
University of Zululand
Private Bag X1001


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University of Johannesburg (UJ)

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University of Pretoria (UP)

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