The University of the Western Cape (UWC) welcomes students wishing to enroll in its undergraduate and graduate programs for the academic year 2023. Read on to find out how to apply for online applications at Western Cape University.

The University of the Western Cape, better known as UWC, is a national university dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning. They have started applying for the 2023 academic year. Apply now!

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Students must apply online through the university’s online application portal.

How To Apply

Prospective students may apply by following these steps:

  • Click here for the UWC online application page
  • Select the undergraduate or postgraduate application
  • Fill in all the required information 
  • Submit required documents 

Current Matric learners must apply for Grade 11 final results or June 2021 exam results. Post-Matrics (those who have already graduated high school and have NPC results) should apply for NPC – Promote results.

Her current Year 12 does not need to submit any paperwork at this time as all required information must be included in the application.

Postmatricians are required to submit the following documents:

  • Certified copy of NSC Certificate or Senior Certificate
  • Certified copy of Identification Document
  • If applicable, proof of any studies with academic records you may have completed
  • If applicable, proof that you are currently improving your NSC results
  • An affidavit describing, in brief, your activities after your matric year

Applications will only be considered complete if the prospective student has submitted all the required documents.

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Application Closing Dates

  • Bachelor of Dentisty and Bachelor of Oral Health: 31 August 
  • All other faculties: 30 September 

Students are encouraged to review the admission requirements of their desired degree before applying to qualify.

Once a student applies, they should receive an acknowledgment of receipt of their application by SMS or email. It contains the application number. Students should keep this number as it will be needed in case the student contacts the university.

The university uses this to relay important communications, so students should ensure that they provide correct contact information.


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