CPUTFEES Student fees schedule 2019

CPUTFEES Student fees schedule 2019
                                 2018    CPUT FEES SCHEDULE


       Student fees schedule

                                  1     c re a t i n g f u t u re s

                                                  1      TUITION FEES
 Student Debt                                     1.1    GENERAL
 Management Policy
                                                  1.1.1 Application fees
 CPUT is committed to informing its                     An application fee of R100 is payable when
                                                        the application form is submitted manually.
 students about the rules and regulations
                                                        No application will be considered if the
 that must be adhered to when students
                                                        respective fee is not attached.
 enrol at this institution.                             This fee is non-refundable.

 This booklet contains CPUT policy and            1.1.2 Acceptance fees
 principles in respect of financial and related         In order to secure provisional registration,
 matters. Students are encouraged to study              please adhere to the following financial
 the annual Fees and Regulations Booklet,               procedures:
 the annual Registration Booklet and any
 other documents or information regarding                Deposit
                                                         Submit a deposit of R1 750 made payable
 fees and related matters that may be
                                                         to Cape Peninsula University of Technology
 published by CPUT from time to time.
                                                         in one of the following forms:
                                                          • Postal order
                                                             Direct deposit or electronic transfer;
 Application and Scope                                       when making use of this latter option
                                                          • Make provision for bank charges and/ or
 The Student Debtors section is governed                     commission.
                                                          • Bank draft
 and regulated by the CPUT Student Debt
 Management Policy: a policy that governs
                                                  1.1.3 Registration fee
 and regulates student fees, interest on                A class registration fee of is always payable
 student fees, payment of student fees,                 upon registration.
 rebates on student fees, settlement
 discounts, debt management and collection,              Students doing in-service training must
 payment mechanisms and related matters.                 also register for such training and pay the
                                                         registration fee in addition to the in-service
 This Fee Schedule applies to registered                 training fee. The registration fee portion
 and non-registered students.                            of R745 is non-refundable.

 The information provided should be used
                                                      UPON REGISTRATION A STUDENT
 by all students to guide them if they wish           SHALL, subject to paragraph 1.2.5,
 to cancel their course/s. It also provides           be liable for the full fee even though
 information about fee rebates and payment            cancellation may take place before any
 arrangements.                                        classes are attended.


1.1.4 Single subject fees
      For full-time and part-time students.
      All fees are calculated per subject in
                                                          Important information
      addition to the registration fee.
                                                          ANNUAL FEES are payable in monthly
                                                          instalments from February to November at
                                                          the rate of 10% of the fees per month.
  No deviation from these rules will be permitted
                                                          FIRST SEMESTER FEES are payable in
  and all queries relating to fees must be in
                                                          monthly instalments from February to June
  writing. Students must under no circumstances
                                                          at the rate of 20% of the fees per month.
  deal with academic staff, faculty officers,
  hostel committees or residence staff in matters
                                                          SECOND SEMESTER FEES are payable
  relating to payments, credits, reductions, etc.
                                                          in monthly instalments from August to
                                                          November at the rate of 20% of the fees
                                                          per month.
1.2   Full-time and part-time, annual/
      semester courses
                                                          INTEREST IS CHARGED monthly at
                                                          prime plus 3% subject to non payment as
      Prior to registration R3 500 must be paid
                                                          stipulated above.
      for full-time and part-time annual/ semester
                                                          STATEMENTS ARE SENT OUT
                                                          periodically and non receipt of the
      The residence students must pay a total of
                                                          statement shall not be grounds for non
      R5 000, which include the upfront payment for
                                                          payment or late payment. The onus is on
      Residence of R1 500.
                                                          the student to ascertain the outstanding
                                                          amount and make payment by the due
                                                          date. Account details are constantly
                                                          available on the intranet.
  amounts or have an outstanding balance from
  a previous period will not be allowed to register.
                                                          Students are reminded that the mycput
                                                          email address is the official and only
                                                          communication medium from the Student
      The student or guardian is at all times
                                                          Debtors section. All payment reminders
      personally liable for payment of fees. However,
                                                          should not be ignored; recipients are
      if the student’s employer is paying the fee
                                                          encouraged to get in touch with us.
      such student must present a letter from the
      employer undertaking to pay, at each and
      every registration.
                                                        1.2.2 International students
                                                              All international students (including African
                                                              and SADC students) pay an admin levy of
  settlement of fees may be required from the
                                                              R1 500, payable on acceptance plus an
  student(‘s) parent or legal guardian at the
                                                              upfront payment of 50% of the anticipated
  time of registration at the discretion of CPUT
                                                              fees for the year, and the balance of the fees
                                                              for the year must be paid by the end of May.


     In addition, International students,
     apart from those from AFRICAN, SADC            FEES ARE ONLY REFUNDABLE UNDER
     countries and Refugees, will be required       CERTAIN CONDITIONS
     to double the normal South African fee.
                                                    a. Refunds will only be made to the payee
     The upfront residence fee of 50%                  if it is requested in writing.
     is payable on registration with the            b. Permission must be granted by the
     remaining balance paid on or before the           payee to refund monies to the student.
     end of May.                                    c. Request of refunds may take a minimum
                                                       of 4 weeks to process from the
     International students with outstanding           received date.
     debt will have sanctions placed on their       d. All Bursary refund requests must be
     records and will not be allowed further           submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
     enrollment until the debt is paid in full.     e. CPUT will not be held liable for any
                                                       incorrect banking details submitted.
1.2.3 Holders of bursaries
      Bursary holders, as well as students
      whose fees are paid by their employers,           Applicants who fail the senior certificate
      are personally responsible for payment of         examination or those who are not
      their fees. The onus rests on the student         accepted may apply for a refund of
      to ensure that a bursary or payment from          the deposit. Written evidence must be
      an employer is received in good time.             submitted.

     Any bursaries awarded and received           1.2.5 Cancellation of registration and
     by CPUT shall first settle any prior               subjects
     outstanding debt, before any refund                Students who cancel their studies may be
     can be considered provided this is in              allowed a credit according to the following:
     accordance with the applicable bursary
     conditions.                                        Block 1 – First Semester Courses:
                                                        Last Date 20 March 2019 – 100% credits
     For more information on NSFAS and
                                                        Block 0 – Annual courses:
     Bursaries kindly contact the Financial
                                                        Last Date 20 March 2019 – 100% credits
     Aid Office or go the the following
     link: http://www.cput.ac.za/study/                 Block 6 – Annual Courses:
     funding                                            21 May 2019- 100% credits

1.2.4 Refund                                            Block 2 – Second Semester:
      Refunds will apply only with written              30 Aug 2019 -100% credits
      instruction from the payee as well as
      a refund application form, which can
      be obtained from the Student Debtors          For comprehensive info with regards
      Section. Please take note of the cut-off      to the block code please contact the
      dates.                                        Student Account Department or your


1.2.6 Cancellation/Termination of Studies                    •   Last day for all cancellations of
      • A student who abandons his/her course                    full course with Zero Credit: 27
        or subject must immediately complete the                 September 2019
        necessary documentation at the Faculty
        Office and advise the relevant Faculty                   Once you have written a final exam for
        Officer.                                                 any subject, you may no longer cancel
      • Non-attendance or staying away is not                    that subject.
        a formal cancellation of studies and will
        not give cause for any adjustment or
        cancellation of fees.                          NB: Final date for financial clearances iro
      • Students are advised to follow up on the       2019 registration is 1 February 2019.
        cancellation application until it has been
      • No cancellation credit queries will be             Undergraduate studies
        considered after the prescribed dates.             Final date for financial clearance iro 2019
                                                           academic year is the 1st of February 2019.
     However, consideration will be given in the
     case of death, medical unfitness or serious           Postgraduate Studies:
     illness. Documentary proof of such death,             New Students (Course based qualifications):
     unfitness or illness must be submitted at the         1 March 2019
     faculty office upon cancellation of course.           New Students (Full Research qualifications):
                                                           31 May 2019

  This notification will in no way give cause for
  any adjustment or cancellation of fees.            1.3     Payment
  Refer to table 1.2.5
                                                     1.3.1 Payment by cheque
                                                           CPUT only accepts Bank Guaranteed
1.2.7 Amendment of subjects and registration               Cheques. Cheques should be crossed
      First semester subjects: 20 March 2019               and made payable to the “Cape Peninsula
      Annual subjects: 20 March 2019                       University of Technology” and have
      The same date is applicable for annual               student’s name and student number clearly
      subjects to make any amendments and or               reflected on the reverse side.
      cancellations.                                       Post-dated cheques are not
      • Last date for amendments of studies                acceptable.
          & subjects for first semester and year
          qualifications                             1.3.2 Payment by credit/ debit card
          20 March 2019                                    Credit card: Visa / Master / Diners / Amex
      • Last date for cancellation of studies              Debit card: Maestro / Visa Electron
          20 March 2019
      • Last date for cancellation of                1.3.3 Payment by direct deposit
          registration with full fee rebate for            Preferred method of payment is direct
          first semester and year qualifications           deposit into the following bank account:
          20 March 2019
      • Final date: 30 August 2019
          Block 2- Second Semester -100%


     BANK                           ABSA               NB: All disputed/ reversed payments will be
     NAME       Cape Peninsula University              charged an amount of R20 per transaction.
                            of Technology              All disputed and failed debit orders will
     BRANCH      Public Sector Cape Town               result in student accounts being flagged
     BRANCH CODE                  632 005              in terms of payment default, and you will
     ACCOUNT NO              405 354 8487              not be permitted to enter into any future
     SWIFT CODE                ABSA ZAJJ               arrangements with CPUT.
     REFERENCE           [Student number]
                                                           Debit order forms are obtainable from
                                                           the Student Debtors Section.
     The proof of payment slip must be emailed
     to: studentaccounts@cput.ac.za                  1.3.5 Settlement discount
                                                           A settlement discount will be allowed under
     NB: Clearly indicate the student number.              the following conditions:
     Please allow three working days for the
     transaction to be processed on your              SETTLEMENT               DATES      PERCENTAGE (%)
     student account.                                 DISCOUNT 2018
                                                      Annual fees paid on or   End of     5% discount
                                                      before                   February
1.3.4 Take advantage of our hassle-free debit
      order system with the following benefits        First semester fees      End of     2.5% discount
                                                      paid on or before        February
      • No lengthy queues for cash deposits
      • Save on cash withdrawal chargers              Second semester fees     End of     2.5% discount
      • Safe and secure payments                      paid on or before        August
      • Monthly payment plan for an extended
         period of time: February to November of
         the current academic year                     PLEASE NOTE: Once payment is made as
      • Avoid interest levied against your student     per the dates stipulated above, students are
         account and honour your monthly payments.     advised to forward the proof of payment(s) to
      • Our debit orders can be only be withdrawn      the following email addresses:
         from the following participation banks:       Bellville/ Tygerberg & Wellington:
         ABSA BANK                                     Email: christiansm@cput.ac.za or
         AFRICAN BANK                                  newtonj@cput.ac.za
         BIDVEST BANK                                  or contact 021 953 6370
         FINBOND MUTUAL                                Cape Town/Mowbray & Athlone
         FIRSTRAND BANK                                (EFT REQUESTS)
         MERCANTILE BANK                               Email: mangalisosi@cput.ac.za
         NEDBANK                                       or contact: 021 460 3630
         BANK OF ATHENS                                NB: No late application will be considered
         STANDARD BANK                                 for settlement discount requests if it is
      • All debit order amendments and                 not submitted in the same year of study.
         cancellation requests must be sent
         in writing within five days prior to the
         deduction date


1.3.6 Sibling discount
      In cases where two or more students from            Students who have been handed over to
      the same immediate family (brother, sister,         debt collectors are not allowed to register
      parent, child) enroll at CPUT during the            until their accounts have been settled.
      same year, a discount may be afforded
      subject to the following conditions:
      • Family members must be full-time
          students enrolled at CPUT during the        2      ADDITIONAL FEES/ LEVIES
          same study period (this will not apply to
          half-brothers/ sisters, cousins etc.)              Printing of student account statements
      • The family member who qualifies in                   is R10. Statements are printed only
          terms of the above point must not be in            on request from the Student Debtors
          receipt of any bursary of scholarship.             Offices.
      • Applications must be made to
          the Student Debtors Section and                    Electronic version of your student
          documentary proof (in the form of a                account statement is available on the
          sworn affidavit) or the family membership          student Online services.
          must be submitted during the academic
          year for which a discount is required              Link: http://www.cput.ac.za/students/
1.3.7 Failure to pay fees
      Students must make timely arrangements
      for payment of class fees. A student’s          3      STUDENT CARDS
      results will be withheld if the fees are not
      paid by the due date.                                  Student cards are issued at a charge
                                                             of R100 which is the cost to the CPUT.
      In the case of financial difficulties timely           Duplicates are obtainable on payment of a
      arrangements must be made and agreed to                fee of R100.
      in writing with the Student Debtors.
                                                             Students will be denied access to the
      All payment arrangements only serves                   CPUT campus if they cannot produce
      to facilitate access to registration and               their student card when requested.
      commitments to settle outstanding debt.
      This does not include the release of results/
      academic transcripts, certificates or           4      TRANSFER OF TUITION FEES
      guarantees any future registration unless
      the account is paid in full.                           No transfer of tuition fees to any
                                                             other tertiary educational institution or
      Non-registered students who have been                  educational institution will be permitted.
      inactive for a period longer than three                Students who transfer from another
      months after the last registration date are            institution to continue their studies at
      handed over to the CPUT appointed debt                 CPUT will have to register and pay the
      collection agency for collection.                      full fee applicable and in addition produce
                                                             a certificate of satisfactory conduct
      CPUT also institutes legal action (including           from such other tertiary or educational
      blacklisting) against defaulters for recovery          institution.
      of all fees, expenses and interest.


        CLOSING DATES                                       If a student is permitted to a special
                                                            registration in a different academic year,
        Compulsory examination fees for all                 R745 registration fee must be paid IN
        national, diploma and degree examinations           ADDITION TO the special registration.
        as well as for professional bodies are
        included in the tuition fees.
                                                        7      FEE FOR EXEMPTION/
    Supplementary examination fees are NOT                     RECOGNITION OF SUBJECTS
                                                               Exemption fee
        Supplementary Assessment                               Fee for exemption subjects passed at other
        (Maritime Only): Registration fee R300.00              professional institutions and universities,
        Per Subject: R300.00                                   except a University of Technology, R100 (per
        FEE/ RE-EVALUATIONS                                    Recognition fee
                                                               The fees for the recognition of subjects
        Acceptance of enrolment for a re-evaluation            passed at either the CPUT, or at another
        and/or supplementary examination is subject            University of Technology in SA are as follows:
        to the approval of the Dean of the Faculty
        concerned within the prescribed period and        •        Recognition fee per subject:
        before the closing date. No entry to such re-   		         External University of Technology R100
        evaluation or supplementary will be allowed       •        Recognition fee per subject:
        one week after the closing date.                		         Internal – for subjects passed at CPUT

    The cost will be R300 per subject.
    For certain specific subjects where                 8      FEE FOR SCRUTINY/ REMARK
    external examinations are included,                        OF SCRIPTS
    other fees will be charged.
    THE REGISTRATION FEE IS R745.                              A student, if unsuccessful in an examination,
                                                               may apply for a remark at a fee of R300.

        All examinations may be written only at the     9      STATEMENT OF RESULTS
        Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
                                                               Students are furnished with examination
                                                               reports provided residence and class
6       SPECIAL REGISTRATION                                   fees are paid. Should a student require
        WITHOUT RE-ATTENDANCE                                  a statement of results at any other
        OF CLASSES                                             time, this is obtainable from the
                                                               Examinations Office, at a fee of R50 per
        Please consult with your faculty office for            statement provided there are no monies
        special registration.                                  outstanding.
        NB: All examinations may be written only at
        CPUT. No transfer can be arranged.


10 BURSARIES/ LOANS                                     11.3 Terms of payment
                                                             Any student whose residence fees are not
     Various bursaries/ loans are available to               paid prior to admission will not be allowed
     students. A brochure with details and                   into the residence.
     application forms is available from the
     Financial Aid Office. Regrettably, financial            Fees only cover accommodation while the
     aid is not made available to International              university is in session. Residence fees do
     students.                                               not include accommodation during mid-
                                                             year and end-of-year university vacations.

11 RESIDENCE FEES                                            Students are expected to vacate their
                                                             rooms 24 hours after having written their
     Residence accommodation is provided for                 last examination in June and November.
     academically registered full time students
     ONLY.                                                   Fees are reviewed from time to time and
                                                             may be increased without prior notice.
     Residence accommodation is subject to
     availability, in terms of the rules, and will be   11.4 Termination of residence
     allocated at the campus where the student               No reduction in residence fees will be
     will be studying.                                       permitted in the event of a student vacating
                                                             the residence at any time.
11.1 Residence rules
     There are residence rules applicable to
     students residing in the residence. These          12 SECURITY
     will be strictly enforced and admission to
     such residence is conditional on acceptance             Students are at all times subject to all
     of these rules.                                         security rules exercised on the campus.

11.2 Deposit on acceptance
     An initial payment is payable on acceptance        13 EXAMINATION FEE FOR
     of a place in the residence.                          MASTERS OR DOCTORAL
     Cancellation must be in writing addressed
     to Student Housing Department. Students                 When a candidate who is registered for an
     are responsible individually for the furniture,         advanced qualification submits a thesis for
     fittings and structural parts of their rooms            examination purposes the following fees are
     and collectively for similar items in the areas         payable:
     of common use.                                          Masters thesis           R2 500
                                                             Doctoral thesis          R3 000

  CPUT will under NO CIRCUMSTANCES be                   14 AD HOC PAYMENTS
  responsible for any loss or damage to a
  student’s clothing or possessions. Students                Please note: No ad hoc payments should
  are advised to affect their own All-risk                   be made to anyone within the CPUT unless
  insurance and medical aid cover.                           on a formal CPUT invoice. Payments for
                                                             notes, etc. should not be made directly to
                                                             the lecturer concerned.

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