2019 visa renewals in South Africa
If you have submitted an application to renew your study visa within South Africa and have not yet received an outcome, you are permitted to pre-register with IAPO using your VFS visa application receipt.
UCT welcomes international students
They come from far and wide: from Zimbabwe, Haiti, Latvia, Monaco and the Falkland Islands, a diverse enrolment of 605 new international students who will be studying at UCT this year.
The international student experience at UCT
Are you thinking about studying abroad? Are you looking for a student experience that balances world-class academic studies with easy access to the tourist life? Choose the University of Cape Town and attend the highest ranking university in Africa!


Thursday, 21 February 2019
How we put African urbanism on the map

Professor Edgar Pieterse explains how the African Centre for Cities has gained a global reputation as a leading knowledge centre on global urbanism.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 10:30
UCT student attends the International Sustainable Campus Network Conference

As part of the IARU ongoing student education initiatives and exchanges, 4 students from member universities, including Whitney Pailman from UCT, had the opportunity to attend the International Sustainable Campus Network conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 15:45
UCT welcomes international students arriving in second semester

IAPO hosted a week-long orientation programme from 17 to 22 July 2018 to welcome over 250 international students who arrived during the second semester.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 - 10:45
Going overseas: preparing students for studying abroad

This semester, more than 50 students from across UCT will be on various exchange programmes with our partner universities, including short-term and semester abroad programmes in China, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe.

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 16:15