Apply To University Of The Witwatersrand (WITS) 2019/2020| Application Forms

This article contains information on the University of the Witwatersrand, WITS Application form and Requirements for admission into Undergraduate Degree, Diploma Programmes and Postgraduate for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Applications for study at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2019 are fully online.

STEP 1 – Apply Online

To apply online, go to:
You may apply for a maximum three degrees (order of choice does not matter).
If you apply for two programmes within one Faculty, you are advised to apply for one programme in a less restricted faculty (e.g. Humanities, Commerce or Science).
Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programmes in Faculties such as Health Sciences or Engineering.
A non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens, and R700 for international applicants, is required.
Closing dates – All 2019 applications for undergraduate full-time study have closed. Applications for 2020 will open in March 2019. 30 June 2018 – Faculty of Health Sciences (all programmes); Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology 30 September 2018 – All other University programmes; Residence applications.
Additional Forms Does your degree programme have additional selection procedures? Some degrees have additional selection requirements such as portfolio and essay submissions, auditions or National Benchmark Testing. Please click on Additional Forms below to see if this applies to you.

STEP 2 – Acknowledgement of Application
  1. You will receive an email from the University acknowledging receipt of your application.
  2. The acknowledgment email will contain a person number (which will become your student number).
  3. All records of correspondence from the University will be available on the student self-service portal
  4. Check the status of your application and to do items on the student self-service portal regularly.


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