University of the Western Cape UWC Online Application 2025

University of the Western Cape (UWC) Online Application 2025 – 2025 | Information about UWC Application Form 2025, Admission Requirements, How to Apply, and Closing Dates for 2025 are fully online.


UWC Online Application

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for admission into the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, Short Courses, and Masters programmes offered for the 2025 academic year.

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) online admission application form 2025 is open to all interested applicants irrespective of colour, race, ethnic identity, religion, gender, or national origin, provided they qualify for the programme for which they have applied.


To use the Online Application System you will need internet access, as well as an email address that you can access regularly because as soon as you submit your online application, a confirmation mail will be sent to your email address.

Both South Africans and Interested foreign applicants can apply for the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Application Form 2025 as Government Sponsored or Private candidates.

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University of the Western Cape (UWC) Online Application 2025

The application is made through filling the application form online at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) admission portal.


Note – Once the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Admission Application Portal/Form closed, new applications will not be accepted. So register now while the applications for each program is still ongoing.


  • ​To apply online, go to:
  • You may apply for a maximum of TWO programme choices
  • Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programmes in Faculties such as Dentistry, Community and Health Sciences and Law
  • There is NO application fee payable
  • Applications close on 30 September 2020
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  • ​After completion of the online application form you will receive a letter via email from the University acknowledging receipt of your application
  • The acknowledgment letter will contain your APPLICANT NUMBER
  • This applicant number is to be used in all communication with the University
  • You will also receive a brochure indicating the SUPPORTING documents that you will need to submit to the University by the application closing dates for your application to be considered complete


  • To upload supporting documents, go to​ complete the form and upload required documents
  • Current Matriculants, do not need to upload any supporting documentation
  • Already Matriculated: Upload your matric certificate/foreign school leaving certificate.
  • Attending Another Tertiary Institution: Upload a certified copy of your academic record and certificate of good conduct, stamped by the institution’s registrar.


  • Successful applicants will receive communication via email offering a firm place and information about registration and orientation for 2025
  • Once a FIRM/FINAL offer is received, applicants will be required to ACCEPT the offer within the designated time
  • Should you not ACCEPT your offer in the designated period you will forfeit your place to study (your offer will expire)
  • You may however, call or email the UWC Contact Centre and enquire as to whether your offer is still available even after it has expired and have it accepted on your behalf
  • Applicants who have accepted their offers will receive communication via email informing them about registration and orientation for 2025.

Changed your mind about your choice of study?​​

  • ​Do not submit a new application
  • Check with the Contact Centre if you may change your programme choice
  • Should your contact details change please contact the UWC Contact Centre and update your details
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For more information and inquiries, you can contact the University of the Western Cape (UWC) by visiting the official website or campus.

We hope that the information provided will enable you to make an informed decision about applying to the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

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