University of the Witwatersrand Online Application 2023-2024

By | December 11, 2021

University of the Witwatersrand Online Application 2023-2024

University of the Witwatersrand Online Application 2023-2024

University of the Witwatersrand Online Application 2023-2024

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg  is a multi-campus South African public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg. It is more commonly known as Wits University or Wits. The university has its roots in the mining industry, as do Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand in general. Founded in 1896 as the South African School of Mines in Kimberley, it is the third oldest South African university in continuous operation.

The university has an enrolment of 40,259 students as of 2018, of which approximately 20 percent live on campus in the university’s 17 residences. 63 percent of the university’s total enrolment is for undergraduate study, with 35 percent being postgraduate and the remaining 2 percent being Occasional Students.

The 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places Wits University, with its overall score, as the highest ranked university in Africa. 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.

Applications open on 1 May and close on 31 August 2023 for admission in 2023.

 

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND 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 T Number or Person Number as reference

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND APPLICATION REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

To apply to WITS you need to submit the following documentation:

  • A completed application form
  • A copy of your results for the latest school year
  • A copy of your ID
  • If you have attended another higher education institution, we need a copy of your academic transcript

Your completed application form must be accompanied by proof that the required application fee has been paid.

If you have not yet matriculated

University of the Witwatersrand Online Application Procedure

STEP 1 – Apply Online

  • To apply online, go to: www.wits.ac.za/applications/
  • You may apply for a maximum of three degrees (order of choice does not matter).
  • If you apply for two programs within one Faculty, you are advised to apply for one program in a less restricted faculty (e.g. Humanities, Commerce or Science).
  • Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programs 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.
  • Additional Forms Does your degree program 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 acknowledgement 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 https://self-service.wits.ac.za
  4. Check the status of your application and to-do items on the student self-service portal regularly.

 

 

 

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