University of the Western Cape Online Application 2019/2020

Brief on University of the Western Cape (UWC)

University of the Western Cape (UWC) was  founded in 1959. Western Cape is a public university situated in the Belville suburb of Cape Town, Western Cape.

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How to apply to University of the Western Cape (UWC)

Important note for student applying to University of the Western Cape (UWC),Please check Application Instructions before applying

Before you apply to UWC you should have the following;

1. Proof of payment of your application fee (International applicants only)

2. Certified copy of your ID document(ID document compulsory for SA citizens – your application cannot be processed without a certified copy of your ID.

3. Exam Results: Grade 12 Marks are very important for your application. Your Matric June Marks is allowed to use to apply. Thus, have it on hand

4. Remember you will need a valid email address when applying either online or in a hard copy . Note that the following systems do not accept emails from some of the universities: Hotmail, Webmail, Ymail, Outlook and Live. It is advisable to create and use a Gmail address for the application.

 University of the Western Cape Application Fees

Step 1:  Get your application form.

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

Hardcopy Application:
Apart from the online application, you can request application forms to be sent you by post. To request forms, contact the UWC Contact Centre on 021 959 3900.

You can post your application to:

Student Administration Department
University of the Western Cape
Private Bag X17

Step 2:  Complete your application form in full. you’ll need an email address. you don’t have one? Get an email address at this place. 

Step 3: Attach all supporting documents such as: birth certificate if required, previous school certificates and others that helps you to be in a perfect line for early acceptance from the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

National Benchmark Tests

Please also be aware of NBTs and check with your university if you need NBT results to apply. You will also need to calculate your APS Score.

For more briefing on University of the Western Cape see this links


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