A candidate’s registration will be deemed to have lapsed if s/he
a. Fails to renew his/her registration in any one year
b. If s/he fails to submit for examination at the expiration of the approved
maximum period for the course
c. If s/he is unable to complete the requirements for the degree within the
A registration that has lapsed over two years will be treated as a new
Applicants offered admission to the University may request a deferral of their
registration for a period of one year.
Requests for deferral should be done in writing to the Registrar and copied to
the Programme Coordinator before the beginning of the instructional period
in which the course of study would normally commence.
Applicants who have been granted deferrals will be guaranteed places for the
next academic year, in the course of study for which the original offer was
made, only if there are no changes to the matriculation requirements. A new
application will be required if there have been changes to the matriculation
Two months prior to the expiry of the deferral period, applicants will be con-
tacted in writing by the Admission Office to determine their intention to take
up the offer so that appropriate preparations can be made.
Note: applicants who were granted deferrals must complete the “Application for Read-
Enrolled students who are unable to commence their studies must notify the
Registrar in writing, copied to their Programme Coordinator and the Admis-
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