UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Amendments

Application to Amend Units

Complete the amendment form and indicate which unit(s) you are dropping and which one(s) you wish to take. All changes must be endorsed by the relevant unit leaders, and by your programme co-ordinator. You will be liable for fees for any units not officially dropped by the end of the 2nd week of the semester.

Conversions:

(Please check the fees booklet for fee implications)
Change from Part-time to Full-time/Full-time to Part-time
Complete the amendment form indicating which change you wish. Support your application with a letter from your employer, if you are changing to part-time candidature.

Extensions:

Application for an Extension of Time to Submit your Proposal
Complete the amendment form providing a motivation for the extension, and indicate the date for the proposed extension. Attach a letter of support from your supervisor.

Application for an Extension of Time to Submit your Thesis
Complete the amendment form providing a motivation for the extension and indicate the date for the proposed extension. Attach a letter of support from your supervisor. An extension is only valid for a period of three months.

Abeyance:

Application to put your Enrolment into Abeyance
Fill in the amendment form and provide a motivation for the abeyance and state the period for which you are applying. Note that Masters programmes by Coursework and an Honours Research Report cannot be put into abeyance.

Special Concessions:

Attention is drawn to the fact that unless the special permission of the Senate is obtained, no person may be registered as a student of this University while he/she is registered as a student of another university.

The special permission of Senate is also required to register in the same academic year for more than one degree or diploma in the same faculty. In addition, no person may register in the same academic year as a student in more than one faculty unless the written authority of the Deans concerned is obtained. Click here for the form.

Change of Details:

If for any reason you have lost your student card then please fill out the Loss of Student Card form and submit it to the Faculty office as soon as possible.

Academic Transcript:

An academic transcript is an official document stating your full academic history at the University. A code of conduct is a statement on the transcript explaining your behavior, (how you have conducted yourself while studying at the University). You can either visit your Faculty Office at South West Engineering Building, Ground Floor, Room 4 and fill out a request form or click here for the form.