University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)

About

University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) is internationally distinguished for its excellent research, high academic standards and its commitment to social justice in Africa and beyond. Wits University is taking the lead in re-imagining trendy Braamfontein to further our contribution in delivering high level scarce skills for the global knowledge economy. 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

Applications Close:

  • 30 June 2023 (Faculty of Health Sciences; Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology, Bachelor of Arts in Film and TV)
  • 30 September 2023 (all other programmes, residence applications)  

Applications to WITS close on the 30th of September every year. Always check their website for any changes in dates.

HOW TO APPLY

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

Both postgraduates and undergraduates can apply online, using the same application portal.

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form. 

 

Remember you’ll need an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here. 

CONTACT DETAILS

Have questions about your application?

Admissions
Tel:
+27 (011) 717 1888

General
Tel:
+27 (011) 717 1000

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Braamfontein 2000
Johannesburg
South Africa

QUALIFICATIONS ON OFFER

The University of 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

Find more information on Wits’ faculties here.

 

Don’t meet the minimum requirements? There’s still hope!