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Photo of IAPO director, Dr Beata Mtyingizana
Introducing Beata Mtyingizana, new director of IAPO
The use of the concept of internationalisation in higher education is wide-ranging and difficult to define. For Dr Beata Mtyingizana, it’s really quite simple: bring the world to South Africa and take South African higher education to the world.
First years at 2017 Orientation
Orientation First Semester 2018
IAPO arranges an orientation programme for international students to assist with the transition to UCT, Cape Town and South African culture.
Applications now open for Yale Fox International Fellowship
The goal of the Fox International Fellowship is to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries by promoting international scholarly exchanges and collaborations among the next generation of leaders.
Interested in studying in Holland?
A number of exciting opportunities are available through Nuffic Neso SA, a Dutch organisation focusing on the mobility of students from South Africa to the Netherlands as well as Dutch students to South Africa.
Considering a semester in the States? Top tips for studying at UC Berkeley from a student who has done it before
Raeesa Triegaardt spent a challenging and rewarding four months on an academic exchange at UC Berkeley. Here are her top tips.

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Monday, 23 April 2018
Photo of IAPO Director, Dr Beata Mtyingizana
Introducing Beata Mtyingizana, new director of IAPO

As the newly-appointed director of the International Academic Programme Office at UCT, Mtyingizana plans to tackle this role with vigour and efficiency and, by shifting the focus to the rest of Africa more than ever before, hopes to assist in accelerating UCT’s transformation process.

Publication Date:
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:15
Emeritus Professor Evance Kalula
Outgoing IAPO Director, Professor Kalula: “I leave with a heightened sense of humanity”

Professor Evance Kalula recalls the challenges he has faced during his time as director of UCT’s International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) and his hopes for future research-based internationalisation at UCT.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30
Image of  UCT IAPO, GSAP staff and students welcomed IARU and other partner institutions students to UCT.
IARU Global Summer Program: Sustainable Water Management in Africa Course 2017

The International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), Global Summer Programme in Sustainable Water Management in Africa took place between 17 – 28 July 2017. The event, hosted by the Global Short Academic Programmes (GSAP) - UCT International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO), included 9 UCT students and 6 international students (from the University of Copenhagen, University of Cambridge and University College of London), from various fields of study who participated in the programme.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00
UCT hosts public health course for international students

For six weeks in June and July, UCT hosted a short course on ‘Public health in South Africa’ for students from Johns Hopkins University in the US. The students who attended the course were all public health majors in the second, third and fourth year of their studies. The aim of the programme was to strengthen the participants’ perspectives on global health.

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 08:30

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