North West University (NWU) Online Applications


NWU Online Application

NWU Online Application – Forms, Courses, Fee, Dates, Admission Requirements

NWU Online Application: Candidates can apply for multiple programmes/courses through a single online registration form.

Further with the NWU application form, candidates can apply to every campus under the North-West University. Candidates need to ensure that they have scanned copies of their statement and other documents required to fill the application form of NWU such as ID. Scroll below to know more about application form of NWU.

NWU Application Form: Important Dates

Applications Open: 1 March

Applications Close:
30 September (non-selection courses)
30 June
(selection courses)


Step 1:  Get your application form.

  • Online Application:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate applicants use the same online application process.

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form. 

Please note: an accommodation deposit of R500 is required with a residence application.

Step 5:  Find Funding.

How to Apply to North-West University (NWU)

Step 1: Getting a student number (start at step 2 if you already have one)

  • Go to the online application platform
  • Click on New application
  • Click on Create new student number and complete all the fields

Please note that the allocation of a student number does not mean that you have completed the application process. Please go through all the steps below to ensure that your application is complete and that it reaches us. Incomplete applications will not be processed by the University.

Step 2: Log in

When you receive a student number, use that together with the PIN number you created to log in.


Step 3: What do you want to study?

Complete all the fields. Use the yearbooks to obtain more information about the qualifications, modes of delivery and curricula.

Step 4: Upload supporting documents

In order to consider your application, please upload the following supporting documents:

  • Available grade 12 marks (or gr 11 if the gr 12 marks are not available yet), or a copy of your matric certificate – if you have already passed matric.
  • Copy of your ID
  • Additional documents for international prospective students:
    • A copy of relevant results
    • A copy of your passport

Step 5: Submit application

Please make sure that you press the Submit Application button when you have finished ensuring that we receive your application.

Become a part of #MyNWU by completing your online application right now.
Click on the following link and follow our easy step-by-step instructions:


Have questions about your application?

Tel: 018 299-4897

Need to find the institution?

Physical Address:
North-West University
Institutional Office
Building C1
53 Borcherd Street

NWU Application Form : Application Fee

  • Please take note that an application fee is no longer payable for the 2019 intake
  • An accommodation deposit of R500 is payable with residence application.

32 thoughts on “North West University (NWU) Online Applications”

  1. Good morning,
    I would like to take up a doctoral programme with this university on part time basis.I need assistance on how to apply and register.I cant access information on that regard.

    Thank you.

  2. Hi I wanna study BA in heritage and cultural tourism but I did the following subjects business studies economics and accounting and it’s been a while since I have not been able to go further with my studies due to money problems I’m 28 year so I would like to know if I qualify to study here

  3. HI, I want register on line for foundation phase teacher , i cant access the information on how to, kindly assist please. regards Swazi

  4. Good morning i would like to study teaching with you, please help me as i need to know when are the registrations and how much are your fees for the foundation phase?


  5. Part Time LLB Law
    1. Admission Requirements
    2. Need to increase my Knowledge because I love Law.
    3. Not to be used to find work.
    4. Im 60 years Old & about to be a Pensioner.

  6. hi I applied online for doing a teaching course but there is no response on your side. and also where can I get application forms.

  7. Hy I’ve applied for a grade R diploma at nwu and I was accepted I’m under nfsas when I check my application status I’m not registered when i call to find out why they say it’s because nfsas have not sent them a letter,whilst nfsas says they are waiting for proof of registration from nwu.what must i do where will I get help regarding this

  8. Good morning I want to apply nd register for sphychology online so I cannot access information…can u please assist please

  9. good day sir / madam
    I would like to apply for my son at university of north west he want to do bachelor’s in teaching he want to study fulltime and he also need a res I would like to know how can I get the form since I’m in Durban thanks.

  10. I would like to complete my studies for NDPE
    Am left with for modules
    I would like to register
    Please assist

  11. Ì would like to do ACT at N.W.U immidiately when u open for registration for 2020.Plz i ask to assist me with application form.

  12. Hello, can you please assist me with application forms, please I want to apply for teaching ,

    please help

  13. Good Afternoon. Are they any opportunities to pursue a post-doctoral degree in Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurship. I hold a PhD in Business Administration and am contemplating furthering my studies with you.

    Secondly can I get a lecturing post [Business Management and Entreprneurship] and are posts advertised or I can submit, it my application at your institution-commercial side of academics

  14. Hello….I want to be credited with my teaching certificate in foundation phase can you please help me!?

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