|Initial resident (excluding Kovacs)
||R1210 (incl. above amounts)|
|Only Full Cost Bursary Holders
||On or before 30 April
||50% of the total account|
||On or before 31 July
Full- cost bursary holders are also required to submit written proof of their bursary.
International students are required to pay all their fees in full (registration, tuition and residence fees) at registration.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applicants are required to pay an additional R450.00 for the Matriculation Exemption application.
Please Note: Your fees must reflect in your student account before you can register as an under-graduate or post-graduate student.
Click here to download 2016 Fees Booklet
All payments must be made payable to the "University of the Western Cape"
All student payments may be paid using the following methods:
Cash, debit card, credit card, bank guaranteed cheques can be made at our Cashiers on the Ground floor, West Wing, Administration Building
Electronic funds transfer (EFT) from you bank
Direct deposit at ABSA Bank
Credit Card payments will be accepted online at Online Credit Card payment
. Credit Card payments may take up to 7 days to reflect on our systems.
South African Students:
|Name of Account:
||U.W.C STUDENT DEPOSITS, CURRENT ACCOUNT|
||Public Sector Western Cape|
||1st Floor, Tygerpark 4, Willie Van Schoor Drive, Bellville 7530, South Africa|
||40 4960 4740|
||632005, Public Sector Western Cape |
||ABSAZAJJ - for payments made outside of the rand currency|
Payment details/ Remittance Information: Student Number first, Initial and Surname only
Mail or fax proof of payment: Email firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: +27 21 959 1556/2986,
Kindly ensure that the student number is clearly identified as the reference of the proof of payment.
International students may pay the foreign equivalent of the students fee plus all bank charges.
Foreign bank notes are not accepted.
Foreign draft minimum amount accepted ZAR100.00
Payments may take up to 2 business days for local payments and up to 5 business days for foreign payments to reflect in our systems.
Credit Card payments may take up to 5 business days for local payments and 10 business days for foreign payments to reflect in our systems.
A service levy of R70.00 will be raised on cheques dishonoured by the bank and may lead to deregistration.
Cash Office hours: Monday - Friday:08:30 - 16:30
Student Accounts Office - All student account enquiries and quotations for student fees may contact us on
For any other enquiries kindly contact our UWC Contact Centre on +27 21 959 3900/1/2/3 2911
Please note that the payments stated above is just a guideline and the University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.