Uwc Student Portal and iKamva Login


Uwc Student Portal is a page created for the students of University of Western Cape to perform academic activities until they leave the school.

It’s a simple student portal which requires your student number, and password to be able to access the platform.

To log in, your Student Number is required, as well as either your South African Identity Number OR Passport Number.

uwc student portal
uwc student portal

You will only be allowed access if the information you entered corresponds 100% with the information UWC has on your student record.

If you are a South African citizen, choose SA ID Number. If you are an international student, choose Passport Number

Uwc iKamva

iKamva is an elearning portal for the students of University of the Western Cape.

iKamva means ‘the future is now

This first beta release of the iKamva app allows students to access their courses directly from their Android mobile devices.

iKamva android app

Students are able to access and view their online modules from any geographical space, where internet connectivity is available.

The iKamva Android Application includes features such as:

  • iKamva Access: Users can gain access to their respective online courses (including, content, discussion forums and eAssessments) – from any geographical space via mobile devices.
  • Campus Map: Users are able to utilise the University of the Western Cape Map (UWC) application to view Faculties and Departments locations on campus.
  • Emergency Call: Users are able to make a direct call to the institution’s Campus Protection Service (CPS).
  • UWC Directories: Users are provided with a directory of contact details pertaining to UWC Departments and Faculties.

NB: In addition, UWC students are able to save content offline, allowing access to stored content – without internet connection.

**This mobile application is locally hosted at UWC; and available (downloadable) – from the iKamva platform.

**The CIECT team will communicate any further upgrades and developments regarding the iKamva Android application.

Here is a video of how to log in.


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