University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Online Application


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 an email address.  Don’t have one?  Get an email address here.

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.  

Please note that applications for residence will open on 3 April.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

University of the Witwatersrand  Application : To apply to the University of the Witwatersrand Application , you need the documents below :

1) A certified copy of the green bar coded ID

2) Proof of payment of any relevant application fees

3) Certified copy of grade 11 results and any latest grade 12 results

Applicants must check individual further requirements for each course and each tertiary institution. Please also be aware of NBTs and check with your university if you need NBT results to apply.

FYI: South Africans learners wishing to apply online will need a working email address and an ID number. Foreign learners wishing to apply will need to have their passport number.

Click this link to apply online:


Have questions about your application?

Tel: +27 (011) 717 1888

General Tel: +27 (011) 717 1000

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
1 Jan Smuts Avenue
Braamfontein 2000
South Africa


7 thoughts on “University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Online Application”

  1. My name is kuyabongeka..I am currently studying at unisa enrolling in HCin Criminal justice…am almost done and after this semester I will be left with only 3 dream career is forensic pathology aswell as any of the above fields..a lot of people say you need to study medicine first..I would like to know if I can with my unisa wits university and the requirements .. will i qualify in that medicine or is there another become anthropologist/pathologist in forensics or will I also start with an upgrading course at wits again

    Please kindly assist me please


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