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Vaal University of Technology (VUT) APPLICATIONS 2025

Established in 2004 as 
Vaal University of Technology

 (VUT), it originated as a College of A
dvanced Technical Education 
(1966-1979) and was later 
known as Vaal Triangle Technikon 
As part of the transformation of 
the higher education sector in 2004, 
institutional restructuring reduced, 
through mergers and incorporations, 
the number of institutions of higher
 education and training in South Africa
 from 36 to 23. Vaal University
 of Technology was subsequently 
established under 
the Higher Education Act, No 101 of 1997.
Based in southern Gauteng, Vaal University
 of Technology draws students from all 
regions of the country as well as 25 other 
countries. It is one of the largest
 universities of technology in South
 Africa, with an annual enrolment of about 
21 000 students. The University is well 
positioned to make a substantial
contribution to the development of 
human capital in the southern Gauteng
 region,the country and the continent.
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 paper based application form
It has four faculties:
  • Faculty of Applied and Computer
  •  Sciences Faculty of Engineering 
  • and Technology Faculty of Human 
  • Sciences Faculty of Management
  •  Sciences.

VUT has four campuses. The 

Vanderbijlpark Campus is situated on

 4.6 hectares of land with a state-of-the-

art Library, lecture halls, laboratories, 

auditoriums and offices. 

Three satellite campuses extend the academic
 business of the university into Secunda in
 Mpumalanga and Ekurhuleni in Daveyton
 (also in Gauteng) and Upington, in the Northern 
Cape. Southern Gauteng Science and Technology
 Park is an extension of the main 
campus which is located in Sebokeng. 
This is the seat of Southern Gauteng
 Innovation Hub. VUT is located in a highly
 industrialised area alongside major petro-chemical,
steel, engineering, telecommunications and 
manufacturing companies. 
It is also surrounded by communities with poor 
economic backgrounds.
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 paper based application form