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The International Students Office (ISO) is here to assist with general enquiries from prospective students, immigration advice and advocacy, assistance with matric exemptions, advice on safety, and general advice about your stay at Wits.

We complement the services provided by faculties and departments and have strong relations with service providers within and outside of Wits.

In cooperation with the Strategic Partnerships Office (SPO), the International Students Office also facilitates the Semester Study Abroad Programme as well as other programmes creating opportunities for Wits students to study/conduct research at partner universities abroad.


  • Wits remains the preferred study destination for international students
  • Through out integration programmes, students from diverse cultures and backgrounds get a high-quality and life-changing experience
  • Wits remains a highly sought after university for international academic partnerships

Contact us

Ms Gita Patel
Telephone: +27 11 717 1056
Mrs Busi Mamabolo
Senior Administrative Officer
Telephone: +27 11 717 1053
Ms Masego Bosilong
Programme Administrator: Study Abroad (Inbound and Outbound)
Telephone: +27 11 717 1055
Mr Yanga Gqirana
Office Administrator – Front Office
Telephone: +27 11 717 1054
Telephone: +27 11 717 1054 |Facebook:@WitsInternationalOffice  | Twitter: witsinternation
General Enquiries and Letter of Undertaking for study visas: E-mail
International Clearance: E-mail  
Physical Address:
Ground Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Gauteng Province, Republic of South Africa
Postal Address:
International Students Office |University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg | Private Bag X3, Wits, 2050 |Johannesburg, South Africa

For admission and registration enquiries go to AskWits