So, you've made the choice to go to CUST. You need to be sure that you will feel at home and that it is a place you can grow both academically and personally. You also need to know that the investment you are making gives you the best possible chance of getting a great job when you graduate. Our mission of Making Knowledge Work means your future is our top priority. Our primary goal is to make sure that you leave us as a more confident, skilled and knowledgeable person ready to take your first steps in an exciting and rewarding career. We also do our best to ensure you have a great time along the way and that you leave Zambia with some fantastic memories of your students

All applications for CUST courses can be made through the Central office, our Application form, Our Website, Agents and dirtectly through our Admissions Service.

Before you apply
Take a look at the typical entry requirements before applying to CUST so you know which grades you will be expected to achieve. You should also obtain a flavour of our campus. You can do this by attending one of our open days or by going on a campus tour.

Additional documentation
Your qualifications will be verified by CUST during induction meaning you won’t need to send your original certificates when you apply. However, your result for your qualifications is pending you may be required to send a transcript or certificate of your results to the Admissions Office.  

 When you should apply
Applications for  students should normally reach us between 1 September and 15 January.

Age of applicants
Most students at CUST will be 18 or above. However, we recognise that some individuals may already meet the entry requirements at the younger age of 16 or 17.  Prospective students under the age of 18 years should read the Admissions policies for more information.

Mature students can find further information on applying on the Mature students pages.

Application proceduce:

  • Download the application form from our website:,
  • Fill it in, attach your scanned papers,
  • Deposit K120 in the bank (the account details are on the website),
  • Put the bank slip in the envelope and send them to us or
  • Scan and send all documents to us through this email (cityuniversity2008@­ for fast response.

We are located on the Fourth floor,
Provident House along Cairo road in Lusaka.

For any inquiries on the Application process, call or Whatsapp +260976197310