North West University Admission 2022: How to Apply Online for Registration


The North West University, NWU has sent an invitation to the Prospective undergraduate, postgraduate and international students to apply online today. Therefore, it is best to apply as soon as possible ➡  Application Deadline for 2022.

NWU Application

NWU Application 2022

How to Apply Online for NWU Application 2022

NWU Undergraduate Application

Step 1: Getting a Student Number (start at Step 2 If You Already Have One)

Please note that the allocation of a student number does not mean that you have completed the application process. Please go through all the steps below to ensure that your application is complete and that it reaches us. Incomplete applications will not be processed by the University.

Step 2: Log In

When you receive a student number, use that together with the PIN number you created to log in.

Step 3: What Do You Want to Study?

Complete all the fields. Use the yearbooks to obtain more information about the qualifications, modes of delivery and curricula.

Step 4: Upload Supporting Documents

In order to consider your application, please upload the following supporting documents. If the application is incomplete, it may be declined by the University:

  • Grade 12 results, Grade 11 results (final results only) or a copy of your matric certificate – if you have already passed matric.
  • Applicants who are currently upgrading their grade 12 results, will only be considered after the improved results are presented to the NWU.
  • Applicants who follow Cambridge, GED or any other non-NSC curriculum, or who may qualify for exemption based on advanced age or post-school qualifications, must provide an exemption certificate as issued by USAF
  • Completed undertaking
  • Copy of your ID
  • Copy of your academic record (if applicable).
  • Additional documents for international prospective students:

Step 5: Submit Application

Please make sure that you press the SUBMIT APPLICATION button when you have finished ensuring that we receive your application.

NWU Postgraduate Application

  • 👉 Getting a student number/university number does not imply that the applicant has been accepted for the programme they applied for. A student number/university number is issued for administrative purposes only.
  • 👉 All documents must be certified by a commissioner of oaths, attorneys, and/or university official.
  • 👉 If any of your qualifications were obtained at any non-South African institution, an evaluation certificate as issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) must be submitted. Applicants can apply for the evaluation certificate from  SAQA.

Please note that if any of the documents you have to submit were issued in your maiden name, you have to also submit a certified marriage certificate.


Undergraduate Inquiries

Postgraduate Inquiries

Additional information may be required by the relevant faculty – please be sure to check faculty websites.

Distance Learning Inquiries


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