Choose two professors who know you and your work
When you choose your professors, keep in mind that they must be able to assess your suitability for graduate studies.
You can choose someone who has taught you, supervised your thesis, employed you, etc.
- How to ask for a reference letter
- Confidence is key when asking for a reference letter
Letter of reference procedure
A week after you apply, we will email you and inform you of how to add information about your referees.
The email will also have information about how to access the uoZone student portal, where you can add your referees’ names and contact information.
After you add your referees’ names and contact information, they will receive emails asking them to complete the online reference form.
The process takes place on a secure portal where your personal information is protected and only accessible to authorized staff, guaranteeing that your letters of recommendation will remain completely confidential.
- We only accept reference forms submitted online. We do not accept hard copy letters.
Here are the steps to follow to prepare your application and not miss anything: