Learners are encouraged to apply on-line to speed up the application process.
How to complete the application form
The application form has various sections that have to be completed such as , name, personal information, planned programmes of study, school details, financial details etc.
After completing a section, click the submit button of the page to save that section’s information. Now move to the next section and repeat the procedure until you have completed all the sections of the form.
Collect all the information you may need and keep it at hand while you complete the form.. This should enable you to complete the form in one sitting.
Please read the information carefully before you answer each question
Provide all the information required in each section
Before you submit the application, ensure that your responses are correct and that you have filled in all the required information on the form.
After submitting the application, you will receive an application number. You must use this number in all enquiries or correspondence with the university.
The system will automatically refer you back to the particular item/section that you must correct or complete if you have made an error or omitted information.
Do not forget to indicate your first and second choice of degree programme. You will be considered for your second choice programme if you are not selected for your first choice programme.
Any mis-representation of information on the application form and/or the submission of false documentation in support of your application will be considered in a very serious light. It cold lead to refusal of admission or immediate expulsion from the university.
By submitting your application you are indicating that the statements contained within it are true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.
Your application fee of R100.00 is payable by 30 September 2013. If paid after 30 September 2013, the late application fee is R150.00.
Application fees may be paid using the following methods:
Cash, debit card, cheque at our Cashiers on the Ground Floor West Wing building
- Electronic funds transfer(EFT) from your bank
- Credit card payment will be accepted – online at www.uwc.ac.za
Cash Office hours: Monday – Friday: 08h30 – 16h30 Telephone: +27 21 959 3107
Should you prefer to use the bank, our banking details are?
Account Name: University of the Western Cape, Student Deposits, Current Account
Institution: ABSA Bank
Bank Address: 1ST Floor, Tygerpark 4, Willie Van Schoor Drive, Bellville, 7530, South Africa
Account Number: 40 4960 4740
Branch Code: 632005, Public Sector Western Cape
Swift Code: ABSAZAJJ – for payments made outside of the Rand currency area
Deposit Reference: Application number only
Deposit reference: Application number first, Initial and Surname only
Your reference/Remittance Application number first, Initial and Surname only
Please note: foreign applicants must pay the foreign equivalent of the application fee plus all the bank charges.
Kindly email or fax a copy of the deposit slips to the Finance Department Office,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax: +27 21 959 1556 / 2986, Telephone: +27 21 959 3001/02
NB! All local and international payments may take up to 10 business days to reflect on our systems (incl credit card payments).
Please make sure that you use the application number cited above in all future communication with the University and visit our website www.uwc.ac.za/students for further information until you have received a student number.
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE APPLICATION FORM Apply Online
Personally collect the form from the Helpdesk
Administration building, Ground floor, University of the Western Cape
The requirements for an application to be sufficiently completed for consideration vary by programme but in general, applications will be considered once the following documentation is received:
Additional information about the Application procedures can be seen by clicking on the link below