Any student who for the first time applies to be accepted as a student at Walter Sisulu University has to pay an official application fee.
Application fees are payable on a sliding scale according to the date of application as follows:
Application fees are not admission fees and therefore non-refundable and must be paid whether the student’s application was successful or not.
Fees to be paid
All students shall pay the following fees and any other fees may be determined by the University.
• Registration and late registration fees (non refundable)
• SRC fees
• Copyright fee
• Sport fee
Method of Payment of Fees
Fees can be paid cash at the bank, i.e. settle the whole amount in full on registration.
If this method is preferred, a discount of 10% of total amount due, [for the year] after taking into account bursaries and/or any financial assistance [where applicable], is offered for payment in full upon registration.
|MONTH||SEMESTER COURSE||YEAR COURSE||SPONSORED/BURSARY|
|January||Initial payment – equal to 25% of total fees||Initial payment – equal to 30% of total fees||Presentation of letter of commitment|
|February||25% of the remaining debt||10% of the remaining debt|
|March||25% of the remaining debt||10% of the remaining debt|
|April||25% of the remaining debt||10% of the remaining debt||25% of fees|
|May||25% of the remaining debt||10% of the remaining debt||25% of fees|
|June||25% of the remaining debt||10% of the remaining debt||25% of fees|
|July||Initial payment – equal to 33% of Total fees||10% of the remaining debt||25% of fees|
|August||33% of the remaining debt||10% of the remaining debt|
|September||33% of the remaining debt|
NB All fees for the 1st Semester must be paid by end April and the rest MUST be settled by end September.
Please note that no student will be allowed to register without paying the minimum amount.