What documents are needed for Wits application?

To apply online to the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa, you will need the following documents:

  1. Email Address: You’ll need an email address to complete the application.
  2. Identification Number: South African applicants will need an ID number. Foreign applicants will need their passport number.
  3. Matric Certificate/Foreign School Leaving Certificate(s): Attach a certified copy of your matric certificate/foreign school leaving certificate(s).
  4. Academic Record and Certificate of Good Conduct: If you have already attended a university/tertiary institution other than Wits, submit your school leaving results and a certified copy of your academic record and certificate of good conduct.

Kindly ensure that you provide all the correct details on the online application form and should your employer be responsible for the payment please complete the relevant section before submitting, as invoices cannot be amended afterwards for employer details.

Please also submit a copy of your Identity Document or Passport as well as Bachelors Degree and academic records.

Applications for the Labour Dispute Resolution Practice courses and applications based on work experience need to submit the following additional documents with the completed application form:

A detailed motivation on reasons why applicants want to enrol for the courses;

A detailed Curriculum Vitae

Tertiary qualifications and academic records;

Identity document or passport.

Once the application form and necessary documents has been received, your application will be reviewed and accepted applications will be provisionally registered on the course and an invoice will be issued to you.

  • Proof of payment for the fees needs to be submitted by the stipulated date given in your provisional registration.
  • Once the payment has been confirmed a confirmation of registration will be sent.