Affiliate Research Student Fees 2018

  • Affiliated Students pay an Affiliate Administrative Fee (AAF) of ZAR 3,995 per academic year, which comprises of the International Registration Fee (IRF) of ZAR 3,905 and a once-off compulsory ± ZAR 90,00 for the student card.
  • Should an academic host be willing to contribute towards the affiliate administration fee, the hosting department may offer to pay a bursary into the student account to cover (or help cover) the AAF.
  • The full AAF needs to reflect on the student account or proof of payment must be provided, prior to registration, unless sufficient proof is provided that the AAF will be covered by the hosting department.

Affiliate Research Student Fees 2018 [AAF]

Type of Student

Total Fees Payable prior to Registration (non refundable)

International Registration Fee (IRF) [Included in registration fees]

Student Card

(included in the quoted total fees amount)

Affiliated Research student

ZAR 3,995

ZAR 3905

ZAR 90,00

* Bench fees (optional, levied at the host's discretion) R650 per week

**Note that Bench fees are charged by default by the Department of Social Work

**Note that any student applying for research with the Department of Social Work should be able to show proof of an official, valid drivers’ licence, valid for at least a year already.

Consumables may be used on a pay-as-you-go system (pre-paid). A student needs to be registered before being able to make use of any of the University’s services such as:

  •     Internet R20 minimum (the amount to be spent is decided by the student.)
  •     Personal Laptop Registration for university network access R390 (2018) - this fee is payable by every calendar year, and service access expires by the end of December of the calendar year in which       you pay for access to personal electronic device access. 
  •     Photocopying R20 minumum (the amount to be spent is decided by the student)
  •     Printing R20 minimum (the amount to be spent is decided by the student.)
  •     Laundry (only for students who stay in university accommodation; excluded Academia-only cash option)
  •     All Society memberships/Gym memberships/Sport club memberships etc.
  •     Student card [if re-issue is necessary]


Internet Tarrifs are charged as follows:

        Monday to Friday 00:00 to 07:59      R0.01/MB (Tariff B)

        Monday to Friday 08:00 to 23:59      R0.02/MB (Tariff A)

        Saturday 00:00 to Sunday 23:59       R0.01/MB (Tariff B)

For more information contact: studyabroad@sun.ac.za

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