Check your application status UCT

Once you have applied, you can check your application status using the log-in details supplied during the initial application process.

Should you have any problems logging in, please consult the student self-service help documentation or send an email to

The University of Cape Town (UCT) facilitates an efficient and user-friendly online application process for prospective students aiming to enroll in its undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Applications typically open in April and close at the end of July for most undergraduate courses, with specific deadlines for postgraduate programs varying by department. To apply, candidates must visit the UCT application portal, select their desired program, and fill in the necessary details. The process requires submitting personal information, academic records, and any additional documents pertinent to the chosen program. UCT’s online application system also allows applicants to track the status of their submissions. It’s crucial for applicants to adhere to the deadlines, as late applications are generally not accepted, except under special circumstances. With a competitive selection process, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission, emphasizing the importance of a thorough and timely application.