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ADMISSION TO 2022

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Dear Applicant

The University has concluded its selections for the 2021 academic year. 
The following programmes (listed below) have all reached and exceeded their entry targets (i.e. the number of students that can be accommodated). 
Faculties are continuing with declining all unsuccessful applicants and should you have not been made an offer to date, please note that your application has regrettably been unsuccessful. You will receive a formal outcome (letter) of this within the coming week.

FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES
BA - 4 Year I
BA 
BLIS Library and Information Studies I
Bachelor of Theology

FACULTY OF COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SCIENCES
B. Social Work 
BA Sport Recreation  and Exercise Science 
BNur (5 yrs) 
BNur
Bachelor of Community Development
BSc Dietetics 
BSc Occupational Therapy 
BSc Physiotherapy 
BSc Sport & Exercise Science 
BSW Social Work (5yrs)
 
FACULTY OF DENTISTRY
BDS
BOral Health 

FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
BAdmin 
BCom Accounting (Full-Time) 3 Year 
BCom  Financial Accounting 
BCom - General  (4 Year) 
BCom - Accounting  (4 Year) 

FACULTY OF EDUCATION
BEd (Foundation Phase Teaching) 
BEd Acc(FET) & EMS & Maths(SP) 
BEd Languages(FET) & Life Orientation(SP)
BEd Languages(FET) & Maths(SP)
BEd Languages(FET) & Social Sciences(SP)
BEd MLIT(FET) &  Maths & Nat Sciences(SP)

FACULTY OF LAW
LLB  4 Year (Full Time) 
LLB 5 Year (Full-Time)
B  Com In Law
 
FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
BSc (4 YR) Applied Geology 
BSc (4 YR) Biodiversity & Conservation Biology 
BSc (4 YR) Biotechnology 
BSc (4 YR) Chemical Science 
BSc (4 YR) Computer Science 
BSc (4 YR) Environmental & Water Science 
BSc (4 YR) Mathematics & Statistical Science 
BSc (4 YR) Medical Bioscience
BSc (4 YR) Physical Science
BSc Applied Geology 
BSc Biodiversity & Conservation Biology 
BSc Biotechnology 
BSc Chemical Science 
BSc Computer Science 
BSc Environmental & Water Science 
BSc Mathematics & Statistical Science 
BSc Medical Bioscience 
BSc Physical Science 
BPharm (N) 
 

If you have been made an offer, you will need to:

If you do not accept your offer, it will be revoked and your space given to another applicant on the waiting list.  

PLEASE NOTE: The University will not be accepting any 'walk-in' or late applications.
If you have not applied to the University or if your application has been declined you may contact the CENTRAL APPLICATIONS CLEARING HOUSE (CACH) via a standard SMS by sending/texting your full name (first name and surname) and ID number to 31629 or sign-up online at cach.dhet.gov.za. You can also find out more on their Facebook page which is CACH_SA.

See tab below for programmes where there may be spaces available (or click here, please make sure you qualify by meeting the the minimum requirements for the programmes available, click here for programme requirements). 
 

Go to STUDENT.UWC.AC.ZA to view your APPLICATION STATUS, ACCEPT AN OFFER or REGISTER

 
 

To view the status of you application:

1. Go to STUDENT.UWC.AC.ZA and click on the APPLICATION STATUS button.
2. Enter your SA ID or Passport Number and your UWC Application Number, then click submit. You will then be able to view the programmes you have applied for and the current status.

Statuses are updated automatically and instantaneously as decisions are made. You will also be notified via email should your status change.

If your status states FINAL DECISION, it means you have met the minimum requirements for study but have not yet been selected. Your application is under consideration and a decision will be made based on the competition for space by 05 March 2020 (if you have not been made an offer by then or your status on the portal has not changed, it means that your application most likely have been unsuccessful)..

If your status is PENDING or AWAITING FINAL DECISION or AWAITING DECISION, this means your application is still under consideration and no decision has been made as yet, should this change you will notified via email and the status updated automatically.
 

If you application status indicates OFFER PENDING and/or you receive an email confirming an offer has been made, you will need to ACCEPT the offer within 3 days from the date of the letter was issued and your status updated on the portal:

1. Go to STUDENT.UWC.AC.ZA and click on the STUDY OFFER button.
2. Enter your SA ID or Passport Number and your UWC Application Number, then click submit.
3. You will then be able to ACCEPT or DECLINE the offer.

Once your selection is confirmed you will receive a confirmation email with further information related to registration.
Offers are not transferable.

Meeting the minimum requirements is not a guarantee of acceptance into a programme. The competition for space is great and the University has received over 70000 applications for just over 4500 spaces. If your application has been declined you can:

1. Contact CACH via a standard SMS by sending/texting your full name (first name and surname) and ID number to 31629 or sign-up online at cach.dhet.gov.za. You can also find out more on their Facebook page which is CACH_SA.
 

You may click on the link below (active form 24 Feb 2021) to apply for programmes where there is still availability of space.

Please note that to be eligible you must meet the minimum requirements for that programme. Click here for programme requirements.

Click here to apply (link active from 24 Feb 2021).
 

For admission to degree and diploma programmes UWC uses a weighted system for calculating points. In order to be admitted to degree studies the candidate should have attained a minimum number of points. Please refer to each faculty’s admission requirements, available here, to determine the number of points required for the desired programme.

In addition to point score requirements mentioned above, specific programme admission requirements are also listed. These additional criteria must be met to qualify for admission to particular study programmes.

Note: The table below indicates how points are allocated.

NSC LEVELS UWC POINTS        
Level Percentage Points for English Points for Maths or Maths lit Points for Life Orientation Points for each other subject
8 90-100% 15 15 3 8
7 80-89% 13 13 3 7
6 70-79% 11 11 2 6
5 60-69% 9 9 2 5
4 50-59% 7 7 2 4
3 40-49% 5 5 1 3
2 30-39% 3 3 1 2
1 20-29% 1 1 1 1
  less than 20% 0 0 0 0

 
 

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