University of the Witwatersrand Registration

Register online for the academic year

Registration is the process of enrolling for your academic programme at Wits.

All successful applicants and returning students are required to register with the University before beginning their studies.

Registration dates differ from Faculty to Faculty (eg. Science, Commerce, etc) as well as whether you are a new or returning student to Wits.

Please follow the links below to access the information that is relevant to you.

New first year students


If you are registering at Wits as a new first year student, this information is designed to help you through the registration process.

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Postgraduate students

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If you are a new or returning postgraduate student, please click here to access your registration information.

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University Accommodation

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Will you be moving into a university residence? If so, please read this information, as well as the information relevant to your academic registration.