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The Western Cape has four world-class universities and two globally-recognised business schools where approximately 48,600 students are enrolled. We also have a diverse range of other world-class learning institutions on offer. Why choose our destination? Multiple options, cultural diversity, an energetic city, breathtaking views and friendly locals. Our commitment to knowledge, design, innovation and progress makes the Western Cape an inspiring place to learn.

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Cape Town and the Western Cape is home to four world-class universities and two globally-recognised business schools. They provide quality and cutting edge education, which is accredited by the Council on Higher Education. 

University of Cape Town (highest QS World Ranking university in Africa)

University of Western Cape

Stellenbosch University (2nd highest QS World Ranking university in South Africa)

University of South Africa

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

UCT Graduate School of Business (ranked within the Financial Times Top 100 MBA)

Stellenbosch Business School

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FET Colleges

Further Education and Training courses are vocational or occupational by nature meaning that you’ll receive education and training with a view towards a specific range of jobs or employment possibilities.

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Language Schools

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Experience our beautiful province and enrich the lives of people in Cape Town and the Western Cape by participating in the different and many Voluntourism programmes available. These programmes range from environmental projects to social upliftment.

The Surf Kids Non-Profit and Unravel Surf Travel

Wild Animal Volunteers

Life Skills in S.A



Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town

The Tourism Community Development Trust

Beacons of Hope Tourism Services

Acacia Africa

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Design Schools

Cape Town is the World Design Capital 2014 and there are many design schools on offer in this creative city.

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts

New Horizons Cape Town

Concept Interactive

City Varsity

AAA School of Advertising

Cape Town Creative Academy

College of Cape Town

Red & Yellow

Vega Brand Communication

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Study Visas

If you’d like more information or want to apply for a study visa contact: