Wits receives 70 000 applications from first-year students

The University of Witwatersrand has announced that it has received 70 000 applications for enrolment from potential first-year students, but the institution has only 6 000 places available.

CapeTalk/702’s John Maytham spoke Carol Crosley, Registrar at Wits University about the University’s enrolment plans.

Listen to the full conversation below:

Crosley says unfortunately the university can only consider students who have applied on time and won’t be able to take new applications.

She says that applications are currently being processed and 6 200 of those who meet the entry requirements will be enrolled for 2016.

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