Choose Wits Wits is one of the world’s leading research institutions and will equip you with a contextually-grounded, world-class education. Witsies are known throughout the world as critical thinkers, problem-solvers, pioneers of science, and agents of change.
Undergraduate Guide Our Guide is for school leavers interested in applying for a first degree at Wits. Find out more about Wits and our campus, our achievements and recent highlights, student support and student life, accommodation, faculties and schools, as well as academic programmes and admissions requirements.
What do you want to study? Wits offers degrees in the Arts, Humanities, Commerce, Law, Health Sciences and Sciences. Our academic programmes enjoy national and international accreditation. The curriculum is cutting-edge and is continuously enhanced to ensure that our students and staff keep up to date with the newest knowledge from around the globe.
Entry requirements Do you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree? Entry requirements are the minimum academic standards that Wits requires in order to consider you for entry into one of our degree programmes. Some faculties also require applicants to attend an interview or write a selection test.
How to apply The 'ins and outs' of applying to Wits - closing dates, links to the applications portal, how to pay the application fee, how to upload your supporting documents and check the status of your application on the self-service portal, and what you should do it if you have changed your mind about your choice of study.
Your application The Student Enrolment Centre handles all undergraduate student applications. Once you have applied, you will be assigned an Admissions Consultant to deal with your application. All correspondence is available on your self-service portal. For general enquiries, please phone the Student Call Centre: +27 (0)11 717 1888.
International Students Everything you need to know about applying to Wits and studying in South Africa.
Fees and Funding University tuition fees, sports bursaries, scholarships and funding sources for those in financial need.
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