University of the Witwatersrand: How to apply online


You can apply to be enrolled for the year 2022 at the University of the Witwatersrand. Due to a lot of applications anticipated, you can do it in the comfort zone of your home.

Here are the steps necessary to take when applying online:

  1. First, visit, preferably using a desktop view
  2. You can then choose three programmes, the order of your choice does not matter, should you qualify for all three, you’ll have to choose your career path.
  3. Should you decide to apply for two programmes within one Faculty, choose one programme with less restricted faculty such as Commerce, Science or better yet Humanities.
  4. When you are applying for faculties such as Health Sciences or Engineering, you are advised to keep your options open.
  5. Wits advises you not to enter the duration of the programme. You are applying to go into 1st year of study.
  6. You are required to deposit a non-refundable fee of R100 for South Africans, and R700 for foreign citizens.

Should you need extra help you are advised to contacts the Wits Student Call Centre on +27 (0) 11 717 1888 and someone on the other line will be able to assist you throughout your application process.

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