The University Of The Witwatersrand (WITS) Online Application 2025

The University Of The Witwatersrand (Wits) admission management has begun its online application for the 2o24/2025 academic session. Interested and qualified candidates are now invited to apply for admission to Wits for the 2025 intake.

The University Of The Witwatersrand, Wits Online Application 2025 is open to all applicants seeking admission to study their respective courses. Therefore, all prospective students who wish to study at Wits should submit their online applications before the deadline. This page will provide you with the procedures for applying for the University Of The Witwatersrand (Wits) online application forms, and the courses offered and requirements. 

WITS Prospectus

The WITS Prospectus is an important document for prospective students, It contains useful information about the institution and the available courses, including advice on how to apply and the benefits of accepting a place. You can get it in PDF format by downloading it here

WITS Online Application Fee 2025

An application fee of R100 for South African citizens, and R700 for foreign citizens, is required. Log into the self-service portal.
  • payments are to be made before closing dates
  • use only your Person Number or T Number as a reference

Documents needed for WITS Online Application Form 2025

To consider your application, please upload the following supporting documents. If the application is incomplete, it may be declined by the University:

  • A copy of your ID
  • A copy of your results for the latest school year
  • Certified Academic Transcript
  • Interim Academic Record
  • Actuarial Society Exemptions / Actuarial Society Passes
  • A copy of your Person/Student number
  • IELTS English Proficiency / Proof of English Proficiency
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Matric / Foreign School Leaving Certificate
  • Proof of Academic Completion toward Fellowship

WITS Admission Requirements 

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC), Independent Examinations Board (IEB), or South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute (SACAI) subjects
  • Applicants are required to write the National Benchmark Tests (NBT) before being considered for admission
  • A National Certificate (Vocational) Level 4 with three fundamental subjects between 60 – 69% OR three vocational subjects from the designated list between 70-79%
  • Taken English as either a language of learning and teaching or as the first additional language
  • Taken Mathematics as a fundamental component
  • In fundamental and vocational categories, we achieved 70-79% for all seven subjects.

How to Apply to WITS Online Application 2025

To apply, go to

  1. You may apply for a maximum of three programs (order of choice does not matter).
  2. Do you meet the admission requirements for your degree of choice?
  3. Apply before the closing date.
  4. Apply using your names as they appear on your ID book/card or passport (do not use initials or nicknames).
  5. 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).
  6. Try to keep your study options open, especially when applying for programs in faculties such as Health Sciences or Engineering.
  7. Do not enter the duration of the program. You are applying to go into 1st year of study.
  8. By the POPI Act, applicants are required to complete their applications and accept the University’s legal declaration of indemnity and undertaking. The University will not engage with third-party agents facilitating applications on behalf of applicants.

Closing Dates

  • 30 June – Faculty of Health Sciences (all programs); Bachelor of Architectural Studies; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology; BA Film and TV
  • 30 September – All other University programmes
  • 30 September – Residence applications

Also See: TUT Online Application 2025 – Apply Now

WITS  Contact Details

If you have any inquiries or require support, the institution’s help center is readily available to address your concerns. Feel free to contact the dedicated team at the specified address for prompt and efficient assistance.

Student Call Centre Tel:  +27 (0) 11 717 1888


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