The Wits University Online Application form for the 2023/2024 academic session is out. But before you apply, we suggest you review the Wits University Prospectus 2023 to understand what the institution is all about and what it has to offer.


Wits University Application 2023


Things to note before applying:

  1. Make sure you meet the admission requirements and the required academic point score for your chosen program.
  2. Ensure you have valid contact details like a cellphone number and a valid email address because the University of Witswatersrand communicates with applicants during and after the application process.
  3. Make sure you prepare the required documents before you begin the online application process. You will be asked to upload them as part of your application.
  4. You may apply for a maximum of three programmes(order of choice does not matter).
  5. 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).
  6. non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens, and R700 for foreign citizens, is required.


  1. If you did not upload supporting documents at the time of application, you can still do so via the student self-service portal
  2. Log in with your person number (not your T number) and the first six digits of your ID.
  3. Current Matriculants: Upload your final Grade 11 results (no hardcopy required).
  4. Already Matriculated: Upload certified copies of all your matric certificates/foreign school leaving certificates.
  5. Other Tertiary Institutions: Upload a certified copy of official academic records for ALL tertiary registrations, inclusive of statement/certificate of good conduct, stamped by the institution’s registrar. (Note that interim, self-service generated results will be considered for initial assessment purposes for GEMP applicants ONLY).


To apply online, click here.

I hope this article has provided you with all you need to know before applying to Wits University. If not, feel free to drop your questions in the comment section below.


It is essential for prospective students to know the deadline of the application process so they can apply on time.

To know the closing date, go to Wits University Application Closing Dates 2023.


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