Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Applications are open for 2025 Academic year

By Thabo · Jun 1, 2024
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Walter Sisulu University (WSU), a prestigious institution nestled in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is synonymous with academic excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. Since its inception in 2005, WSU has been a cornerstone of higher education, shaping the minds and futures of students from diverse backgrounds.


WSU Applications Open for 2025 Academic Year

The journey towards a brighter future begins here, as WSU proudly announces the opening of applications for the 2025 academic year. Prospective students are invited to seize this opportunity to join a university that prides itself on a rich heritage of empowering through knowledge.


Faculties Open for Applications at WSU

WSU is home to seven dynamic faculties, each offering a lot of programs designed to cater to the evolving needs of the global job market. These faculties include 

  • Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, 
  • Management and 
  • Public Administration Sciences, 
  • Economic and Financial Sciences, 
  • Law, 
  • Humanities and Social Sciences,
  • Medicine and Health Sciences, 
  • Natural Sciences, and Education.


Available Courses for 2025 Applications at WSU

The university offers a wide range of courses, from undergraduate to postgraduate levels, across various disciplines. Prospective students can choose from programs in Business, Management Science & Law, including sought-after degrees like Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Commerce, to cutting-edge courses in Health Sciences and Engineering. 

Click here  to Download the Prospectus to see all the available courses and their requirements.


2025 Application Requirements at WSU

To apply successfully for the 2025 academic year at WSU, applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements as set out by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), as well as WSU's specific qualification requirements. This includes a National Senior Certificate with the necessary endorsement for diploma or degree programs.

Click here  to Download the Prospectus to see all the available courses and their requirements.


How to Apply for WSU 2025

The application process has been streamlined for ease and accessibility. Prospective students can apply online by creating an account on the WSU website, completing the online application form, and uploading the required documents. The entire process can be completed from the comfort of one's home, ensuring a smooth transition into the academic journey.

Click here to apply at WSU


Required Documents for Application at WSU When submitting an application, it is important to provide certified copies of:

  •  identification documents, 
  • academic transcripts, and
  •  any other supporting documents required for the application. This documentation process ensures that all applications are evaluated fairly and thoroughly.


Closing Date for 2025 Applications at WSU Academic Year

It is crucial for applicants to note that the closing date for the 2025 applications is October 31, 2024. This deadline applies to all South African applicants, with earlier deadlines set for international applicants and certain faculties.



Walter Sisulu University stands for  hope and progress, inviting students to be part of a transformative educational experience. With its doors open for the 2025 academic year, WSU continues to uphold its commitment to nurturing leaders, innovators, and change-makers for South Africa and beyond. Take this chance to be part of WSU's legacy of excellence. Apply now and shape your future with Walter Sisulu University.



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