Walter Sisulu University Online Application (Wsu) 2023/2024

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Walter Sisulu University Online Application (Wsu) 2023/2024

Walter Sisulu University (Wsu) Online Application Requirements 2023/2024

Walter Sisulu University (Wsu) Online Application Requirements 2023

The former Border Technikon, Eastern Cape Technikon, and the University of Transkei merged to form Walter Sisulu University on 1 July 2005.
WSU was created under the Higher Education Act of 1997 (Act No. 101 of 1997), as modified.

WSU has established itself as a gateway institution, making higher education more accessible. WSU, being a comprehensive, developmental university, provides students with a wide range of academic options, articulation, and mobility across a wide range of qualifications, from certificates to diplomas, degrees, and postgraduate studies.

Prospective students  can apply for the online application 2023 for undergraduate programs form the May to the 21st of September 2022. WSU is strategically positioned in the Eastern Cape Province, with a footprint of about 1,000 square kilometers spanning the region’s urban and rural areas.

To be eligible for consideration read carefully about the admission requirements before you apply. Before applying, carefully read the step-by-step process of the application instructions.
Application Open Date: Please note applications opens in April each year.
 2023 Application Deadline:
Applications close on 30 September for Health Sciences applicants and 31 October for international applicants. We, therefore, encourage prospective students (Undergraduates) to apply online or paper-based application forms. ( Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply during the application cycle before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.) Late application may be accepted if spaces are available.
Walter Sisulu University (Wsu) Faculties
Buffalo City Campus
  • Faculty of Commmerce&Aministration
  • Faculty of Science, Engineering& Technology

Komani Campus

  • Faculty Of Economics &Information Technology systems
  • Faculty of education &School Development

Butterworth Campus

  • Faculty Of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering&Technology
  • Faculty Of Management Science

Mthatha Campus

  • Faculty fo Commerce& Administration
  • Faculty Of Educational Sciences
  • Faculty Of Health Sciences
  • Faculties Of Humanities, Social Science &Law
  • Facculty Of Natural Sciences

Walter Sisulu University (Wsu) Online Application Requirements 2023/2024

  1. Proof of payment receipt of your application fee (This is a non-refundable compulsory fee for every applicant)
  2. A Certified copy of your ID document(ID document is compulsory for South African citizens – your application cannot be processed without a certified copy of your ID and Passport Number for International Applicants)
  3. Exam Results: Final Grade 12 results (if available). Grade 11 results (if you currently doing grade 12) are very important for your application. Thus, have it on hand.
  4. A unique email address when applying either online or in a hard copy. Note that some of the systems do not accept emails from some of the universities: It is advisable to create and use a Gmail, Yahoomail address for the application.

NBT Test: This institution requires you to write a National Benchmark Test (NBT) before you can apply. For more information on NBT kindly click here

How to get Application forms: Application to the university can be done online or in a hard copy. Click here for the application form.

Walter Sisulu University (Wsu) Online Application Process 2023/2024

  •  Personal details
  • Address of next of kin
  •  Address of the person responsible for the account
  •  Email addresses are compulsory
  •  All documents must be saved as soft copies for uploading.
  • It is very important to determine first what you want to study before you start the online application process.
  • The other most important thing you should know is whether you meet the admission minimum requirements for the choices you are making.
  • The endorsement for the certificate and the achievement levels for the specific subject stated as a requirement must be met.

Walter Sisulu University (Wsu) Online Application Prospectus 2023/2024

Click Here for the 2023 application Prospectus
Application Fees for the Walter Sisulu University  2023

  • All Applicants Applying must pay a non-refundable R100.
  • International applicants must pay a non-refundable fee of R100.
  • Note that this fee is needed to be paid before the application closing date of 30 September because a late application fee will attract a fee of R200. for both South African applicants and International applicants.
COST PER COURSE PER ANNUM:  To get specific course fees, contact WSU directly.WSU Residence Application:

Walter Sisulu University Online Application allows only applicants who have successfully applied for admission. Therefore if you have submitted your application then you may apply for residence. To apply for residence click here.

NB: Make a photocopy of the original document and send the photocopied one.

  • International students will need to be evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority and this evaluation will need to be submitted with the application form.
  • Applicants must ensure that their Grade 11 and the latest Grade 12 results are submitted.
  • Remember Failure to do this may result in delays with your application process.
  • Always have it in mind to submit it within the application cycle.
  • All the documents you attach will need to be certified copies of the originals.

NOTE: Once you have submitted your application form, you will be able to check your application status.
For more info visit the school website


Do you have any questions regarding your application? Sure you can contact the institution with the addresses and telephone numbers we have provided below to reach the school officials;

Walter Sisulu University
Private Bag X1
Eastern Cape
Telephone 047 502 1404/2442/2443
Fax +27(0)47 502 2185

Private Bag X1421
East London
Eastern Cape
Telephone +27(0)43 708 5200
Fax +27(0)43 708 5458

More Contacts 
For more info on the Walter Sisulu University, contact details click here.

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