Does Wits accept international students?

The answer to “Does Wits accept international students?” is Yes, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa warmly welcomes international students from around the world. The university values diversity and believes in providing an inclusive learning environment for students from different countries and cultural backgrounds. International students contribute to the vibrant and multicultural community at Wits1. They offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs for international students. The International Students Office (ISO) at Wits is there to assist you throughout your application process.

 International students will require: 

Verification of the equivalence of your qualification to our BSc degree in Physiotherapy. You can apply for this to the South African Qualifying Authority (SAQA). This can be done online as well, website: Telephone No: (+2712) 431 5000. E-mail address:

Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a postgraduate student physiotherapist. You can do this once you get to South Africa. Telephone: (012) 338-9300. E-mail address:

Proficiency in the English language – IELTS Certificate (Accreditation of meeting the English proficiency of the University). Tests done through the British Council

Evidence of research methodology/research project in