Online Application

Wits University Online Application 2022

Wits University Online Application 2022– We have gathered information about Wits University online applications, registrations, courses, and more. Find out what an applicant need to apply for admission at the University of Witwatersrand, Read how you can apply to Wits Online below.


Wits University Online Application

Wits University Online Application Breakdown

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the application cycle.  Applications close on 30 June 2021 – Faculty of Health Sciences (all programmes); Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology; BA Film and TV and 30 September 2021 – All other University programmes; Residence applications.

.  Postgraduate application dates vary depending on the programme – find a breakdown of the dates on their website.


Before you begin applying online or in hardcopy, have a look at our infographic on Things to Remember Before Applying.

Have you calculated your APS? You’ll need to do this before applying. Find out how, using this breakdown.

Wits online application

Things to note before applying online to Wits:

  1. You’ll need an email address to complete the application. Don’t have one? Get an email address first.
  2. South African applicants will need an ID number.  Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
  3. Make sure you have your documents ready to upload.
  4. Some degree programmes require additional documents.  Check out which programmes require extra documents.

How to Apply Online

Wits has one online application portal for all applicants. From here, you will be able to complete a new academic or residence application, continue with an existing application or apply for a programme if you are already enrolled at Wits.

Watch this video for more information about how to apply online to Wits University:

Application Fees for Wits

South African citizens will need to pay a non-refundable application fee of R100 and international applicants are required to pay a R700 application fee.  This fee will need to be paid before the application closing date.

Residence application fees vary depending on whether you are allocated a single or double room.  Single room applicants will need to pay an application fee of R610 while double room applicants are required to pay an application fee of R110. Payment must be made before the closing date, you can visit this page for more info about payment.


Read also: Wits University Admission Requirements 

Submitting of Results and Documents

Here’s a breakdown:  you will need to submit your latest academic results with your application form.  International applicants will need to submit a certified copy of their latest school report.  If you are currently rewriting certain matric subjects, you will need to inform Wits of the subjects you are doing.

Are you a transferring student?  If yes, you will need to submit a copy of your published academic results that is stamped by the institution’s Registrar and signed by the Faculty Officer.  You will also need to ask the institution to send your full academic record and a certificate of good conduct to the Student Enrolment Centre (SEnC).  This is a pretty important part if your application process.

You will be able to check your application status and find out if further documents are required.

Pay Application Fee

  • Non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens
  • Non-refundable application fee for foreign citizens of R700
  • Payments to be made before closing dates
  • Use your Person Number or T Number as reference

Contact the University of Witwatersrand:

For more information on how to apply to Wits, you can visit their website.

Alternatively, you can contact the Wits Admissions Department using the following number:

Tel: +27 (011) 717 1888

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