University of Venda Online Application (2022)

The University of Venda (UNIVEN) is a South African University located in Thohoyandou in Limpopo province. It was established in 1982 under the then Republic of Venda government. This University is unique for its rural setting but remains a comprehensive University- a solid place of learning.

The University has an interesting history, being established in 1982 to serve the inhabitants of the Venda Bantustan. The student body at Univen was made up of students from all over the Northern Transvaal region, but since the end of Apartheid and the re-integration of the Bantustans into South Africa, Univen students have been drawn from all over South Africa.

The main attraction to this university is the rural setting, in which students can study whatever courses they want in a calm and serene environment. The following paragraphs contain information about how to apply for a place in this university.

University of Venda Online Application 2022

Step 1: Choose a course of study, Download Prospectus, and calculate points (Univen Prospectus).

Step 2: Download the application form, fill it in, and return it by hand or by post. (you will receive further instructions while downloading the forms. 

Step 3: Check Application Status. This is done online, you will receive communication.

Step 4: Apply for campus residence (if necessary) you will now receive correspondence from Housing and Residence Affairs.

Step 5: You have to make prepayments at least five days before registration for classes. Please use your student number as the reference number.


How to Register Online

The online registration process is simple and well-defined. You will need to have an email address and a good internet connection. The process can be done with a computer, smartphone or tab, and can be done in one go, or in separate takes.


University of Venda Step by Step Application

The first step is to input your email address and create a PIN. Upon submitting the email, the university will send you a Student Number. You must now return to the portal to log in with your email and pin, thus starting the registration page.

When you log in you will be directed to the online application form.

Please note that the student number does not guarantee a successful application. The student numbers are just for reference purposes, to help the administration keep track of each registration.

You will be required to supply your personal details; name, date of birth, residential address, National Identification Number, and so on. Please ensure that the information you provide is accurate, failure to do so could result in your application getting rejected. 

Before choosing a program, students are to read the prospectus and ensure that they meet the stipulated requirements for the courses. 

The next step is to upload the necessary documents; Grade 12 Results, Identity Documents, Transcripts, and so on.

If you need an accommodation you are required to select the correct option.

Before submitting the application please ensure that all the information you have provided, as well as documents you have uploaded, are correct and accurate.


Important Information for new applicants

Application for admission must be made on the prescribed form. Please ensure that you have original copies of the registration forms.

Along with your application form you are required to provide a testimonial of good conduct, a Matriculation certificate or, if not yet available, some form of proof that you have the necessary requirements.

You must also supply one passport photograph, and application fees – no-refundable Postal Order.

Enquires: The following are contact information through which you may make enquires about any issue affecting your studies.


Admissions Enquires:

Mulidzi Fhatuwani 

Phone Number: +27 15 962 8959 

Email address: [email protected]


Muthevhuli Stella 

Phone Number: +27 15 962 8953 

 Email Address: [email protected]


Nemutanzhela Thizwilondi 

 Phone number: +27 15 962 8974

 Email address: [email protected]


Name: Seth Ugoda

Official Designation: Chief Admissions Officer

Email address: [email protected]

Phone number: +2715 962 8882 / +2715 962 8954


Applications Enquires:

Telephone numbers: +2715 962 8882 / +2715 962 8953 / +2715 962 8954 / +2715 962 8983.

Email address: [email protected] 

 [email protected] 

 [email protected]


Enquiries about Financial Aid:

Contact Telephone:

 +2715962 8421 

+2715962 8665

Email address: [email protected] 

 [email protected]


Enquiries about Student Accommodation:

Telephone: 015 962 8164

015962 8380 

015962 9222

Email address: [email protected] 

[email protected]


Information Relating To Specific Programmes and Schools/ Faculties:

School of Agriculture

 Telephone: +27 15 962 8880

Email address: [email protected]


Environmental Sciences 

 Telephone: +27 15 962 9221

Email address: [email protected]


School of Human & Social Sciences

 Telephone: +27 15 962 8969

Email address: [email protected]


School of Health Sciences

Telephone: +27 15 962 8942

Email address: [email protected]


School of Mathematical & Natural Sciences

Telephone: +27 15 962 8881

Email address: [email protected]


School of Management Sciences 

Telephone: +27 15 962 8869

Email address: [email protected]


School of Law 

Telephone: +27 15 962 8948

Email address: [email protected]


School of Education

Telephone: +27 15 962 8888

Email address: [email protected]



As you might have seen in the paragraphs above, the University of Venda is a comprehensive University; well represented no matter what course you wish to study. This is against the perception of many students that the University is primarily a place to study agriculture-related courses. We urge that you ensure that the information you provide during the application is accurate, otherwise your application would simply be rejected.

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