Varsity College Application Procedure and The Requirements To Note

Application procedure to Varsity College is easy to carry out and basically done online. It primarily requires you to fill in the needed information where necessary and then go ahead to make the necessary fees after which you will wait for some time to find out if it is successful or not.

The college’s requirements must be provided by prospective students as failure to do this would impact the application process. Varsity college charges for its application but does not accept cash payments. You will get to know more about the application procedure of the college in the paragraphs below.

Step By Step Process Of Applying For Admission At Varsity College

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Here are details of how you smoothly go about your admission application at Varsity college. If you carefully follow these steps, you would have no challenge in your application process.

  • First, visit the Varsity College website
  • Find out what The IIE’s Varsity College has to offer you by filling in an inquiry form, or by engaging with Ed (their full-time study inquiry bot), or Pam (their part-time study inquiry bot), on the website or Facebook.
  • You can visit the college’s campus if you are a prospective full-time student for an interview. For prospective part-time students, they are allowed to opt for a telephonic appointment by chatting live with one of the college’s consultants, requesting a call-me-back on the website, or contacting one of their 8 campuses directly.
  • Once you find out you are qualified for admission, apply immediately without delay.
  • You can apply for admission into Varsity College online by simply clicking here. You can obtain hard copies of the application form by contacting Varsity College using the details below: Phone: +27 10 224 4300 (Ask for Heather or Matthew). Email: [email protected] or maybe pick up an application form from a Varsity College representative in your city.
  • Proceed to pay your application fee once you’ve completed your application.

Facts To Note:

  1. Make sure that your application is complete else you will have to re-apply during the next application period
  2. While filling your application, one of the college’s Student Advisors will contact you to discuss which qualifications would best suit you based on your career ambitions and abilities.
  3. You can book an appointment for an interview. This affords you the opportunity to experience their safe and secure campuses, student life, sports offers, accommodation, and more.
  4. The sooner you apply, the sooner the college secures your place if you meet the admission requirements.

Here Are The Documents You Need For Application At Varsity College

To apply for admission at the institution, you need the documents below :

  • A certified copy of the green barcoded ID.
  • Certified copy of grade 11 results and any latest grade 12 result
  • Proof of payment of any relevant application fees.

Note: Foreign learners wishing to apply will need to have their passport number while South African learners wishing to apply online will need a working email address and an ID number.

Documents To Be Uploaded During Application

The following documents must be uploaded by all applicants who wish to start a new application. This generally consists of the following:

  • 2 Academic Reference forms bearing the stamp of the previous school.
  • Certified copy of passport or ID or any form of Identification showing biographical
    data & expiry date.
  • A passport size photo.
  • Verified and certified copies of Educational Certificates/Transcripts, excluding PSLE and JC Certificates.
  • Evaluation or Conversion certificate from Examination Council of Lesotho (Ecol) for
    Matriculates. Foreign internationals who sat for GCSE e.g. LGCSE, IGCSE, or equivalent do not need to evaluate.

Note:

  1. The due date for uploading the required documents is the closing date for applications.
  2. Everyone applying for a new qualification must submit the required documents (all first-time applicants and Varsity College students starting a new qualification).
  3. No documents submitted after the closing date for applications will be accepted.

General Requirements For Undergraduate Admission

Here are the general admission requirements for each of the following levels of qualification (degree, diploma, and higher certificate).

Higher Certificate

An NSC with Higher Certificate admission – a minimum of 30% for English is required; OR
An NC(V) with Higher Certificate admission – a minimum of 40% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level, with a minimum of 30% in Maths or Maths Literacy, a minimum of 40% in Life Orientation, and a minimum of 50% in four vocational subjects; OR An SC (without endorsement) or equivalent – A minimum of 5 subjects must be passed.

Note: Additional admission requirements apply to students with a School of Tomorrow (SOT) Certificate. Kindly contact your nearest campus for more information.

Mature Age Exemption:

  • Candidates must have attempted Matric/Grade 12
  • They must have reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and a proven ability relating to the proposed programme, as well as adequate communicative skills; OR
  • Candidates must have reached the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

2-Year Diploma

  • An NSC with Higher Certificate admission – A minimum of 30% for English and two (2) other subjects, coupled with a minimum of 40% for three (3) NSC subjects; OR
    An NC(V) with Higher Certificate admission – A minimum of 40% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level, with a minimum of 30% in Maths or Maths Literacy, a minimum 40% in Life Orientation, and a minimum of 50% in four (4) vocational subjects; OR
    An SC (without endorsement) or equivalent – A minimum of five (5) subjects must be passed.

Note: Additional admission requirements apply to students with a School of Tomorrow (SOT) Certificate. Kindly contact your nearest campus for more information.

Mature Age Exemption:

  • Candidates must have attempted Matric/Grade 12
  • They must have reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and a proven ability relating to the proposed programme, as well as adequate communicative skills; OR
  • Candidates must have reached the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

3-Year Diploma

  • An NSC with Diploma admission – A minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 40% for four (4) x 20 credit subjects; OR
  • An NC(V) with Diploma admission – A minimum of 50% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation – a minimum of 60% in the three (3) compulsory vocational subjects is required; OR
  • An SC (without endorsement) or equivalent – A minimum of five (5) subjects must be passed; OR
  • A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate in a cognate field; OR

Note: Additional admission requirements apply to students with a School of Tomorrow (SOT) Certificate. Kindly contact your nearest campus for more information.

Mature Age Exemption:

  • Candidates must have attempted Matric/Grade 12
  • They must have reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and a proven ability relating to the proposed programme, as well as adequate communicative skills; OR
  • Candidates must have reached the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

3-Year Bachelor Degree

  •  An NSC with Degree admission – A minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four (4) DESIGNATED NSC subjects. (This excludes LO, which is a 10 credit subject but includes English); OR
  • An NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level And Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy and Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four (4) compulsory vocational subjects; OR
  • An SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR
    A Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate, or 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate discipline.

Note: Additional admission requirements apply to students with a School of Tomorrow (SOT) Certificate. Additional requirements apply to The IIE Bachelor of Commerce in Economics, Bachelor of Commerce in Law, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Accounting. Please contact your nearest campus for more information.

Mature Age Exemption:

  • Candidates must have reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with a senior certificate or equivalent with a minimum of 40% in at least four (4) higher or standard grade subjects, at least three (3), of which must have been passed simultaneously and one must be a recognized higher grade subject; OR
  • Candidates must have reached the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

Honors Degree

  • An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree; OR
  • An appropriate Advanced Diploma provided that a 360 credit Diploma OR appropriate equivalent has been completed. An appropriate degree would be a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) or equivalent qualification(s), with one of the management disciplines at NQF Level 7.

Keep the following in mind:

a. Candidates must have completed a foundation research module at the undergraduate level, preferably at NQF Level 7. Those who have not completed a foundation research module at the undergraduate level will be required to do The IIE Introduction to Research SLP and to demonstrate an understanding of basic research before they can commence their research report.

b. Graduates of The IIE who do not meet the conditional admissions requirements for admission to Honours can enroll for and repeat all or some of their NQF Level 7 modules to improve their marks so that they can meet the entry requirements for Honours.

c. Candidates are normally required to have a minimum final year average of 60% in their third-year modules (NQF L7) for the aforementioned prerequisite qualification. Those with a final year average of 58 or 59% may be considered but will be conditionally admitted. This option is only available to graduates from The IIE and does not apply to graduates from other HE institutions.

What Is The Cost Of the Application Process At Varsity College?

Varsity College’s application fee is non-refundable even if you:

a. Decide not to study in the institution.

b. Do not qualify for admission.

c. Cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.

  • To process your Diploma or Higher Certificate Full-Time application, you would have to pay a non-refundable fee of R400.
  • For Full-Time Degree applicants, R1750 will be levied as a late application fee.
  • For Part-Time programs, a non-refundable fee of R250 is required for processing your application.

How Do I Pay?

Payment of application fees at Varsity college is done in two ways:

  • Fees are payable online
  • You can also pay through EFT.

Note the following:

a. Ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment.

b. The institution does not accept cash at any of its offices.

c. The due date for the application fee is the closing date for the application period.

d. Any application submitted without an application fee paid on time will not be processed.

Does it Take Long To Get Accepted To Varsity College?

It takes the institution a period of about 2 weeks to issue you with a conditional acceptance letter once you meet admission requirements. However, you can check your admission status if it takes longer than two weeks.

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