South Africa is a diverse and beautiful country that will expose you to a rich melting pot of cultures and 11 different languages.
Cape Town (affectionately known as the Mother City) has received countless awards and accolades as one of the world's most beautiful cities.
From the majestic Table Mountain – voted as one of the new seven wonders of the natural world – to the award-winning wine estates, picturesque beaches and top restaurants, this city is a unique biodiversity hotspot and a hub of arts and culture for you to explore during your time here.
With a comparatively low cost of living, Cape Town is the ideal study destination.
Living in Cape Town
UCT is located close to the city centre and at the foot of Table Mountain, offering its students city living with immediate access to the country and outdoor activities.
The International Office hosts regular social and cultural activities, giving you an opportunity to explore the city’s galleries, museums and performance spaces. The University’s Faculty of Humanities also showcases local creative talent at its term-time art exhibitions, theatre productions and performative dance shows, offering UCT students unique access to world class performances right on campus.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the University has over a 100 student clubs and societies, with over 40 sports clubs.
The UCT Jammie Shuttle service is supplemented by a public bus service allowing students to travel around the city with ease.