University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Application 2022/2023

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University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Application 2022/2023

University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Application 2022/2023

The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) is located in a South African mining school founded in Kimberley in 1896 and relocated to the Transvaal Technical Institute in Johannesburg in 1904.

To apply online, visit

  • You can apply for a maximum of three programs (the order of choice does not matter).
  • If you are applying for two programs in one faculty, you must apply in a less restrictive faculty (for example, humanities, business or science).
  • Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programs in faculties like health sciences or engineering.
  • Do not enter the program duration. You are applying to enter the first year of studies.
  • A non-refundable application fee of R 100 for South African nationals and R 700 for foreign nationals is required.
  • For assistance, call the Wits Student Call Center at +27 (0) 11 717 1888.

-University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) Application 2022/2023 2022 Applications are open

Closing dates

  • Department of Health Sciences, 30 June 2021 (all programs); Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Hearing; Bachelor of Speech Language Pathology; BA Film and TV
  • September 30, 2021 All other college programs. Residency program. Applicants for the
  • Bachelor of Social Work degree must schedule the creation of the National Benchmark Test (NBT) by September 12, 2021, as the last NBT session will be on October 2, 2021.

Additional Forms

Does your degree programme have additional selection procedures? Some degrees have additional selection requirements such as portfolio and essay submissions, auditions or National Benchmark Tests. Please click on Additional Forms below to see if this applies to you.

Pay 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 Person Number or T Number as reference

How to pay

Deposit exact amount into the University’s Application Fee account:

  • Standard Bank, Account name: Wits University – Application Fees. Current Account Number: 200 346 385, Branch code: Braamfontein 004 805. CI Number 074A. (International payment swift code: SBZAZAJJ). Use your person/student number as a reference.
  • Pay by cash or credit card at the Wits Fees Office, Ground Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House (Senate House), Braamfontein Campus East, Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. Use your person/student number as a reference.
  • EFT – Use your Person/Student number as the reference.

Contact Us

For general enquiries about student related matters, please phone the Student Call Center: +27 (0)11 717 1888. Or click on to log a query.