How to register Wits Online 2024-2025

By | February 24, 2023

How to register Wits Online 2024-2025

How to register Wits Online 2024-2025

How to register Wits Online 2024-2025

This page explains how to register for Wits Online 2024-2025.

Applicants must keep the following deadlines in mind:

September 2024 has been set as the deadline for WITS Admission Registration for 2024 and 2025.
Undergraduate applicants must submit their applications by June 2024 for all Health Sciences programs, including Architecture, Audiology, Film and Television, and Speech-Language Pathology.
The University of the Witwatersrand application portal is expected to close on the same day.

University of the Witwatersrand online registration

STEP 1 – Fill out an online application

  • Visit to submit an online application.
  • You can apply for up to three degrees—it doesn’t matter which ones you choose first.
    It is suggested that you apply to one program in a faculty with fewer restrictions (such as the Humanities, Commerce, or Science) if you want to apply to two programs in the same department.
    Keep your options open, especially if you’re applying to programs at engineering or health sciences faculties.
    An application fee of R700 is required for international candidates and R600 for South African citizens.
    Additional Forms Does your degree program use a different method? Some degrees may also require a portfolio, an essay, an audition, or the National Benchmark Test. If this applies to you, please review the Additional Forms section below.

STEP 2 – Registration Acknowledgement

  • The university will send you an email confirming receipt of your application.
    A personal number, which will become your student number, will be provided in the email acknowledging receipt.
    The student self-service website, which can be found at, will contain all university correspondence.
    Check the student self-service website frequently to see how your application is doing and what needs to be done.

Wits Plus Online Registration

  • Please register according to your student category—new first-year student, returning undergraduate student, or postgraduate student—if you wish to participate.
  • Please confirm your faculty’s online enrollment dates.

Registration Assistance / On-Campus

  • Students who are unable to register online or who have particular curriculum requirements will be able to receive supported registration assistance from Sturrock Park (Wits Sports Admin), Braamfontein West Campus, beginning in February 2024.
    Please keep in mind that the offer of a spot may be withdrawn if you do not register by these dates. The deadlines for both online and assisted registration are these dates. A spot at the university is not guaranteed to students who register after the deadline. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Wits Plus.


  • Wits Plus students will attend campus orientation in February 2024. After registering, you will receive additional information about the orientation.


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