Whether you are exploring undergraduate or graduate studies, searching for information on tuition, or ready to start your future at UGC, we are here for you. Your decision is very important to us. We want you to be successful, so please explore the resources below to find your path and place at UGC.
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You can schedule a visit online or by calling the Admissions Office at (249) 183-3024-3320 (for undergrads).
For graduate students, please call (249) 183-3024-3320 to schedule your visit.
For admission to undergraduate or diploma programmes, applicants must possess passing marks on a current Sudan Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or its equivalent.
Admission to bachelor’s degree programmers is on the basis of the percentage obtained in the four core subjects (Arabic language, English language, religious education and basic or specialized mathematics) of the SCCC, in addition to three of the relevant subjects that qualify a candidate for admission to specific faculty programmers.
UGC faculties have set their own entrance requirements based on overall performance in final examinations, as well as performance in required subjects.
Note : these are the basic requirements for consideration; specific programmes may have additional requirements.
UGC is an English-medium university. As such, applicants must demonstrate the following level of proficiency in English
A score higher than 55% in the Sudan Secondary School Certificate English examination (or its equivalent)
An overall band score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for undergraduate studies, and a 7.0 for postgraduate studies. For information on the IELTS test dates, venues and costs, contact the British Council through your closest British embassy or consulate, or visit the British Council and IELTS websites.
A minimum score of 550 on the paper version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 80 on the iBT (electronic) version. For information on test dates, venues and costs, contact the United States Information Service (USIS) or the US embassy in your home country. Alternatively, contact TOEFL directly at email@example.com or through their website.
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All international students must hold a study visa in order to attend university in Sudan. Prior to travelling to Sudan, applicants must approach the Sudanese embassy or consulate in their home country to obtain a study visa. If there isn’t a Sudanese embassy in your country, you must apply at the nearest embassy to your home country.You may fill out an application for a study visa once you have received an acceptance letter from UGC together with a letter in support of an application for a study visa. Applications usually take 3-6 weeks to be processed; it is imperative that students await the outcome of their study visa application in their countries of origin or residence.
A valid passport
Acceptance letter from UGC and visa support letter
Proof of financial ability to pay tuition fees and adequate means of support while in Sudan
A medical certificate as provided on the study visa application form and details of arrangements made with regard to medical coverage. Please note that medical insurance has to be from a recognised Sudanese company (see Residence and Health Requirements below).
Keep copies of submitted documentation; do not forward the visa application or documentation to the University.
Once in Sudan, international students are required to apply for residence permits at the Ministry of Interior, where they will also undergo medical examinations required by the ministry.
The ISO provides on-going administrative support services to all international students upon arrival and during their orientation and academic registration at the University. In certain respects, international students’ needs differ markedly from local students (e.g. foreign academic qualifications, visa requirements, healthcare, language, safety and security issues, etc.). ISO assists with and provides guidance on these matters in consultation with relevant bodies where appropriate.
Most international students face challenges when adapting to a new culture and living and learning environment. The Orientation Programme aims to address most of these challenges, and provide positive outcomes for both students and the institution.
To contact the ISO : The International students office (ISO) is located within the Student Deanship Office on campus. Telephone : +249 155 664 965 Once in Sudan, international students are required to apply for residence permits at the Ministry of Interior, where they will also undergo medical examinations required by the ministry.
The one-day orientation programme helps newly enrolled students to adjust to their new environment. Students are given a tour to become better acquainted with the campus and facilities. They also meet with the Academic Secretary, deans of faculties and various members of the academic staff.
Scholarships are awarded to students who distinguish themselves academically at the level of SSSC or the programmes in which they are enrolled at UGC.