Program Details

University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa's oldest university and one of the continent's leading teaching and research institutions. University of Cape Town comprises over 80 departments with 1,980 academic programs
Location:
Cape Town, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Established in 1829 as a school for boys, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is South Africa's oldest university and one of the continent's leading teaching and research institutions. University of Cape Town comprises over 80 departments with 1,980 Academic staff and with 2, 520 Administrative staff. The University of Cape Town has a population of approximately 23 500 students and over 4000 international students. The University of Cape Town is officially recognized as an educational institution by the Republic of South Africa's Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The DHET is a governmental department responsible for the establishment and oversight of universities and other post-secondary institutions in South Africa. The University of the Western Cape is located just 12 miles north of Cape Town in the Tygerberg suburb of Bellville. Its attractive campus includes an important nature reserve, and the mountains of the Cape Peninsula and Stellenbosch provide beautiful landmarks to the east and west. The University is readily accessible by car, taxi, bus or train, and even has its own railway station, Unibell, on the southern boundary of the campus. Program Price Includes: • Pre-Departure Advising • Tuition at Host University • Official Transcript from Host University • On-site ISA Office • Full-time ISA Resident Staff • On-site Cultural and Academic Orientation • Airport Reception and Transfers • Student Housing • Internet Access • Tutorial Assistance • Excursions • Cultural Activities • Medical Insurance • Student Services • Visa Support
Setting Description:
The Cape Town office is located on campus at the University of Cape Town. Campus shops and restaurants are located around the office making it an ideal location for students. During the normal office hours, students will gather for regular meetings with the Resident Director, find out about upcoming excursions, learn about activities and cultural events, and utilize academic and travel resources.
Cost:
Please refer to the ISA website

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