The University of Fort Hare is a public institution of higher learning in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was one of the key institutions of higher education for black Africans. Fort Hare’s many alumni were part of many independence movements and governments of newly independent African countries.

The university was adopted by the apartheid region and later subsumed to be part of South Africa’s post-apartheid public higher education system.

Its alumni include Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Robert Sobukwe, Oliver Tambo, and others.



  • Education
  • Science and agriculture
  • Social sciences and humanities
  • Management and commerce
  • Law


University location and campuses:

The university’s main campus is located in Alice in the Eastern Cape Province about 50 km west of King William’s Town. In 2011, the Alice campus had some 6400 students.

A second campus in the Eastern Cape province capital of Bhisho

Lastly, there’s a campus in East London.


Applications closing dates:

30 November 2020


How to apply:

Click on the link to download the relevant application form and apply

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