AFDA Application Dates

AFDA Application Dates

Enrolment is the final step to complete before beginning your studies for the year at AFDA. Every student, both new and returning need to go through enrolment to ensure the documents submitted and the agreement signed is valid for the year ahead in which you will be studying at AFDA.

Arrive at the AFDA Campus to complete your enrolment during the Enrolment Window and complete the 6 steps as indicated.


Week 1: 10am – 4:30pm

Monday 15 January – Friday 19 January 

Week 2: 10am – 4:30pm

Monday 22 January – Friday 26 January 

Saturday 27 January from 10am – 1pm

Week 3: 10am – 4:30pm

Monday 29 January – Friday 2 February 

Saturday 3 February 2018 from 10am – 1pm

Late enrolment opens 5 February 

2019ENROLMENT for HIGHER CERTIFICATE opens Monday 26 February – Thursday 8 March  between 10am – 4:30pm. Term 1 for the Higher Certificates starts Monday 12 March 2018.

Any student permitted to enrol after the designated enrolment window will be required to pay a Late Enrolment Fee of R950 upfront upon enroling.


  • Certified copy of ID /passport
  • Certified copy of Senior Certificate, or highest equivalent academic qualification
  • 2 colour ID photographs
  • Certified copy of the fee payers Identity Document
  • Certified copy of proof of residency of fee payer
  • Proof of payment/s
  • Completed Enrolment & Tuition Agreement, completed in black pen with all signatures and each page initialed. Download it here under Enrolment Process.

STEP 1: Documentation

The first step involves going through all the documents you are required to submit for enrolment reviewed by our team member, who will also fill in an Enrolment Tracking Sheet.

STEP 2: International

This step is for International students to have their additional documentation checked and verified (visa, passport, transcripts etc.). Contact Nareen Rebello in the International Student Recruitment Office to confirm what you will be required to bring: [email protected] / +27 (0)21 448 7600

(Local South African students skip this step)

STEP 3: Finance

Provide the relevant fee proof of payments and confirm your selected fee payment plan with the finance officer. An invoice can be issued upon request.

STEP 4: Student Data Registration

A team member will review your completed Enrolment & Tuition Agreement and log the relevant data into our system.

STEP 5: Registrar

Verification of all steps completed correctly. A letter confirming your complete registration as a student at AFDA can be provided upon request.

STEP 6: Student Card

Your photo will be taken and your information logged in order to generate your student card.


Orientation for new students enroled in the degrees starts Monday 29 January 2018.


Term 1 for the degree courses start Monday 5 February 2018 with Opening Assembly at 9am. Term 1 for the Higher Certificate courses starts Monday 12 March 2018.


For returning students that are required to do credit catch up before starting term 1, Summer School is from 22-26 January 2017. Contact Registry/ Student Affairs to find out more.