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Health Insurance

Study permits: Health insurance

One of the requirements of a study permit is proof of medical cover, renewed annually for the period of study, with a medical scheme registered in South Africa in terms of the Medical Schemes Act.

Appointment of ABSA Healthcare Consultants

UCT has appointed Absa Healthcare Consultants (ABSA HCC) as intermediaries for international students registered with the Compcare Networx and Momentum Health Medical Schemes. Students can contact ABSA HCC for further guidance using the following contact details:

E-mail: international.students@absa.co.za
Tel: (+27) 860 100 380
Fax: (+27) 11 467 8486
Download the ABSA HCC Medical Cover Guide.

Useful websites

For more information on health insurance, you can consult the following websites: