University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)

The University of the Witwatersrand colloquially known as Wits University is internationally recognized for its excellent research, high academic standards, and its commitment to social justice in Africa and beyond. Wits was ranked as the top university in South Africa in the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) in 2016. According to the CWUR rankings, Wits occupies this ranking position since 2014.

Qualification  Offered At Wits

The University of the Witwatersrand offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Commerce, Law, and Management
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Science

View the full list of Courses Offered at Wits University here.

University of the Witwatersrand, Wits University

Entry Or Admission Requirements

the Entry requirements for each qualification differs, so you can view the full detail breakdown here.

How To Apply 

Step 1:  Get your application form. Students are encouraged to apply online.

Online Application:
Both postgraduates and undergraduates can apply online, using the same application portal.
Hardcopy Application:
Please note that this is now an option for both postgraduate and undergraduate applicants.
Step 2:  Complete your application form in full.

*Remember you’ll need to calculate your APS. Find out here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.

Read the detailed Breakdown on how to apply to the University Of Witwatersrand here.

Contact Info And Website

For Admission related contact:

Tel: +27 (011) 717 1888

 +27 (011) 717 1000

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Braamfontein 2000
South Africa


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