University of Mpumalanga Application 2023 | How to Apply

By | June 27, 2021

The University of Mpumalanga online application for undergraduate admission in 2022 is closed. And unfortunately, the University of Mpumalanga does not consider late applications. For students applying for enrollment in 2023, forms are available and can be downloaded by clicking here.

University of Mpumalanga Application


About The University of Mpumalanga

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Minister Nzimande appointed the Interim Council in October 2013 to lay the foundation for the establishment of the University. The Interim Council appointed the Strategic Management Team, comprising  Prof Andy Mokgotlane (Head: Strategic Management Team), Prof John Shongwe (Stakeholder Liaison, Marketing and Communication, and Partnerships), and Mr. Sandile Mabuza (Secretariat) to manage the day-to-day operations of the University. The substantive University Council was appointed in August 2014 with Prof David Mabunda as the Chairperson. The Registrar, Mr. Sello Legodi, was appointed in August 2014, followed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Prof Ric Bernard and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Institutional Support, Prof Richmond Howard in October 2014. The Vice-Chancellor Prof Thoko Mayekiso was appointed in November 2014. The Dean of Students, Dr. Paul Maminza was appointed in January 2015. The Executive Director: Human Resources, Mr. Leonard Mavuso, and Executive Director: Finance, Mr. Kevin Pather were appointed in September and October 2015 respectively. More >>>>

University of Mpumalanga Application 2023

Here are a few things to know about before applying.

  • To complete the application, you’ll need an email address.
  • An ID number is required for South African applicants. A passport number is required for international applicants.
  • You must pay the application fee after receiving your student number from UPM.
  • Ensure all the records are scanned in accordance with the guidelines.

We suggest that you read the UPM Prospectus 2023 in order to get a greater understanding of the institution and how it operates.

UPM Online Application Procedures 2023

The following steps will take you through the University of Mpumalanga online application process. Follow to the end.

Step 1: Click on the student portal link on the UMP website home page.

Step 2: Click on a new application.

Step 3: Capture your biographical information and save it to generate your reference /student number and pin code to be used to proceed with your application.

Step 4: Put your student number/reference number.

Step 5: Click on applications to proceed with your application.

Step 6: Click on view application rules and click on “I accept” after reading.

Step 7: Click on “next step” to proceed to the next step.

Step 8: Load your scanned documents, i.e. Certified ID, results, and proof of payment (R150). Banking details are on application rules under step no. 1.

Step 9: Click on upload document.

Step 10: Select your scanned document from the source file and click on save. Close the window and click on the next step.

Step 11: Click on the grey radio button on the right of each block to select the subject.

Step 12: Click on “next step” to proceed to the next step.

Step 13: Select the school from the grey radio button.

Step 14: Complete this form if you were enrolled in another institution, save and click next step.

Step 15: Type in the programme you wish to enroll in and click the search button.

Step 17: Select period of study, e.g. First year. Type academic preference (i.e. 1 = First choice; 2 = Second choice, etc). Click on save and continue to the next step.

Step 18: Check if your biographical information was captured correctly and ensure all your documents are loaded on the certificate seen, click on save and proceed to the next step.

Step 19: Click on communication type if you want to make changes to your communication details.

Step 20: View the programmes you have applied for.

Step 21: View your application status.

Step 22: View if you have gone through all the processes.

The outcome for the application takes up to 4 to 6 weeks after the closing date.

Tips: Internet Explorer 7 and 11 and as well as Chrome, Edge, and Firefox have supported Internet browsers that you can use for the University of Mpumalanga online application 2023. unsupported browsers are not well compatible and therefore can hinder or prevent you from completing or summiting your online application.

The application must be made on the prescribed forms and must reach the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) before the closing date. Forms are obtainable electronically from below.

Application Form

Mbombela Campus
Cnr R40 and D725 Roads
Mbombela 1200

Siyabuswa Campus
Bheki Mfundo Drive
Siyabuswa 0472

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to:


Post/Courier to:

The Registrar
UMP Mbombela Campus
C/r R40 and D725 Roads
Mbombela, 1200


Private Bag X11283
Mbombela, 1200


Deliver by hand to:
Any campus or delivery site on the university.

Front Desk: 013 002 0800
Enquiries: 013 002 0810

Deadline For UMP online application 2023

It is beneficial to be aware of the precise deadlines for the institutions to that which you wish to apply. Applying after the deadline puts your admissions opportunities in jeopardy.

To find out what the deadline is, go to the University of Mpumalanga Application closing dates 2023 page.

Make Sure All Details are Correct

Take your time filling out the form and double-checking your information before submitting it online.

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