Stunning location for a prestigious institution with a wide range of courses
If you’re looking for the widest choice of courses in South Africa and an institution with weight and prestige then studying abroad at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is probably the best bet for you. Perched on the side of Table Mountain, UCT has stunning vistas from every angle and is a popular choice for study abroad. Of its population of more than 20,000, about 4,000 students are international.
As South Africa’s oldest university, and one of Africa's leading teaching and research institutions, UCT has outstanding faculty and exceptional opportunities for international students in every school including Science, Humanities, Engineering, and Commerce. You may also consider subjects such as Finance and Game Theory, Human Resource Management, Pre-Law, Film and Media Studies, Philosophy, Education, Chemistry, Music and Creative Writing.
While in the Rainbow Nation, I learned about forgiveness and reconciliation. I learned about Ubuntu, culture and custom. I heard about beauty, peace and camaraderie. And, most importantly, I learned about humanity. ”
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The Arcadia Cape Town Center is located right on campus at UCT, in the Ivan Tom’s Building, which sits between the upper campus and the Medical School campus of UCT.
In addition to your coursework at the university, you will take part in the Arcadia core course: Introducing South Africa: History, Politics and Culture, which is intended to provide a forum for reflection and analysis on current issues and challenges facing South Africans.
There are over 100 clubs and societies to choose from on-campus to help you get to into the swing of student life. As you sit on “Jamie steps” the popular student hangout near Jameson Hall, you’ll make friends and plan ways to take advantage of all this stunning place has to offer.