The 50% (half of the account) due date on 30 April has been extended until 30 June 2020. The deadline for payments due on 31 July (full payment of the account) has also been extended by 2 months to 30 September 2020.
The 30 April payment date for the 2,5% discount will remain.
The fees below are for 2020 year of study unless otherwise indicated.
|Description||Amount payable||When to pay||Notes|
|Application fee||R300||With submission of application for studies||Non-refundable|
|Initial fee (first payment) for undergraduate students • Payable prior to registration• Also payable every subsequent year before registration||R5 000||Selection study programmes Payable WITHIN 30 days of placement to reserve your study place – your Faculty will inform you||• The initial fee (first payment) forms part of the tuition fees and is an initial payment towards the tuition fees.• R1 355 of the initial fee will be retained for cancellations made WITHIN 30 days after study placement.• R2 500 of the initial fee will be retained for cancellations made MORE THAN 30 days after study placement.|
|All other study programmes Payable at least 5 days before registration||• The initial fee (first payment) forms part of the tuition fees and is an initial payment towards the tuition fees.• This fee is fully refundable if the student does not register.|
|Initial fee (first payment) for post graduate students||R7 500||Payable at least 5 days before registration||The initial fee (first payment) forms part of the tuition fees and is an initial payment towards the tuition fees.|
|Residence reservation fee||R5 700||Payable within 30 days after placement or before registration is allowed||See the Residence tile for full details, including information on meals.|
|International levyApplicable to various visa types, in addition to the initial fee.||R3 470||Payable together with the tuition account See the International fees tile for more information||• This levy is fully refundable if the student does not register.|
|Tuition fees||See the Tuition fees per faculty tile||• Half (50%) of the student account is payable before or on 30 April.• The full (100%) student account is payable before or on 31 July.||• Accounts are available on the UP Portal (Student Centre) after registration.• Accounts are mailed monthly, starting March. Refer to the Statement of Account tile for important detail.|
|Discount for early payment||A discount of 2.5% is granted if the student account is paid in full by 30 April.||Refer to the “2,5% Discount tile” for very important details.|
|Family rebate||R2 500 maximum per student for two or more students||Apply in UP Student Self-Service before|
|• Only applicable for tuition fees.• If account is less than|
R2 500, then only account amount is rebated.• Students must apply annually. Applications for previous years will not be granted.• Refer to the Family Rebate tile for more details.
|Summer School andWinter School See tile for more detail.||Full tuition fees will be charged for the modules taken.||Immediately payable upon registration for the module(s)||These extra modules will impact negatively on NSFAS or other bursary living costs that are requested to be paid out.|
|Fees paid by bursaries See tile for more detail.||Ensure that you are aware of the conditions and value of your bursary as bursaries may or may not cover the full costs of your study costs.||External companies or other institutions that sponsor students with bursaries need to make the required payments to students’ accounts by the same due dates as if the students were paying the accounts themselves.||• Students must submit written proof from the sponsor of the bursary awarded to them prior to registration, otherwise the initial fee will be payable by the student.• The final decision regarding the acceptability of a bursary letter rests with the university.• Students remain responsible for their student accounts if their bursary sponsor does not pay their account.|
|Credit balances||Amounts in credit on your account||Depends on the source of the credit balance||• The refund application form is available at the SSC or refer to the Refund tile for more detail.|
|Other living costs||Not included on account||As required, for example books, food, travel, stationery, printing, and photocopies||Students should manage these costs themselves. Refer to the Other costs tile for more detail.|
|Cancellation fees Total discontinuation of studies and discontinuation of a module.||Refer to the Module changes and termination of studies tile for more detail and the dates table||Determined by the official date the university received the written discontinuation notification||In cases where cancellation is due to the hospitalisation or death of a student, cancellation fees may be waived if sufficient proof is provided.|
|Late addition of module||R420||Before adding the module||For first semester or year course after 1 March|
|R420||For second semester after 31 July|
|Late change of course of study||R420||Before changing course||After 1 March but before|
|R1 355||After 31 May|
|Recognition of subjects transferred from other institutions||R135||As required||Quarter module|
|Special Examination fees||R420||As required||Special exams|
|R420||Remark/verify result of exam|
|R1 800||Off-campus (International)|
|R1 355||Post graduate in order to complete the evaluation thesis/dissertation|
|Certificates||R215||As required||Translation and/or issuing of duplicate certificate (1st one free)|
|R50||Duplicate registration certificate (1st one free)|
|R215||Duplicate of statements of account – previous year(s) (1st one free)|
|Bank charges||R200||As required|