Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Online Applications


Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Applications

You’ll find a breakdown of how to apply to Walter Sisulu University (WSU) below.  We’ve got all the instructions you need to help you with WSU’s hardcopy application process.  Tertiary education is just a few steps away!  Let’s get started.

Walter Sisulu University (WSU) encourage prospective students (Undergraduates) to apply online or paper-based application forms as soon as possible for this academic year.

Applications Open: May

Applications Close: 
28 September (
Health Sciences faculty)
31 October (
Other faculties)

Apply to WSU using the online application

Things to note before applying online:

  1. Need accommodation?  Be sure to fill out the application for a student residence on the form.
  2. Have you calculated your APS?  You will need to do this before applying.  Find out how.
  3. Make sure you have attached all supporting documents before sending off the application form.
  4. On the application form, you will need to indicate which campus you are applying to study at.  Check out what is offered at different campuses.
  5. You will need to pay an application fee and attach the proof of payment to the application form.
  6. Send the application form to the campus you are applying to.


Step 1:  Get your application form.

Please note that application forms may be downloaded and are currently only available on campus.

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. 

Step 3:  Attach all supporting documents.

Step 4:  Complete a student accommodation form.  Please note that this is part of the application process.


Step 5:  Find Funding.

Applications for admission must be made on the prescribed form. The application form must be completed in detail and signed by the prospective student and his/her parent or guardian.

The form must then be sent to the Office of the Registrar, Walter Sisulu University, on or before 29 August for the MBChB Degree and 30 September for other qualifications to be enrolled in the following year.

Application Fees for WSU

All applicants will need to pay a non-refundable application fee of R100 if the application is submitted before 29 September.

If you submit your application before 31 October, you will need to pay an application fee of R200.

Late application fee:  R300

Please note: You will need to use your application form number as your reference when paying the application fee.


The university offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications that fit into the following faculties:

  • Business, Management Sciences And Law
  • Health Sciences
  • Education
  • Science, Engineering And Technology

19 thoughts on “Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Online Applications”

  1. may i get the full knowledge of the minimum requirements in Health sciences and also to ask if the conditional exemption does apply to the faculty?

  2. Hi there i have a National Diploma in Office Administration i got it in 1999 at Border Technikon now i want to continue with my studies i would like to know which degree can i proceed with.

    Hope to hear from you soon

  3. Hi I’m currently doing ND human resource management , so I was wondering if there is PGCE for human resource?

  4. I need to add a choice since the other that I applied for was rejected , so I saw available spaces in bachelor in IT

  5. Good Day

    Im looking for a space at Arts Department to do Social work , I have 30 points.


  6. I would like to add another choice but not in commercial courses and science ,since the other ones have got no space I have 30 points

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