University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Online Application

Apply at Wits University for your Studies.

Few things to consider:

  1. You may apply for a maximum of three programmes (order of choice does not matter).
  2. If you apply for two programmes within one Faculty, you are advised to apply for one programme in a less restricted faculty (e.g. Humanities, Commerce or Science).
  3. Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programmes in Faculties such as Health Sciences or Engineering.
  4. Do not enter the duration of the programme. You are applying to go into 1st year of study.
  5. non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens, and R700 for foreign citizens, is required.

 Wits Applications Closing dates

Applications Open: 4 March

Applications Close:             

30 June – Faculty of Health Sciences (all programmes); Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology; BA Film and TV

30 September – All other University programmes; Residence applications.


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.

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

  1. Hi, I am pleased to write to you in this illustrous occasion. I am Lynda Fotie and I have been in relation with you for a past few weeks through my application process. I intend on attending your university for a postgraduate program.
    Nevertheless, I have been facing difficulties with the application process. There is no information box for the city to be filled in.
    I appreciate a quick and timely response, THANKS !

  2. Hi, Iam interested in your postgraduate programme s.Iam in Zimbabwe Bulawayo.Please may you furnish me with details on how I can pay the R700

  3. Hi my name is Martin Mokale,please i like to study ba law part time to enter llb and i am a graduate of national diploma in law(Paralegal Studies) with UJ please can i register for 2020 now.


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