Showcasing a sample of the academic, sporting, social and cultural possibilities available, the below video captures the diversity of life on offer as an international student at UCT. Are you thinking about studying abroad? Choose the University of Cape Town – the highest-ranking university in Africa!


The International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) empowers internationalisation at UCT by assisting international students with information about application procedures, application deadlines, visa requirements, medical cover and international tuition fees. Before you start your Semester Study Abroad (SSA) or full-degree programme, IAPO will provide comprehensive information and a dedicated Orientation Programme to welcome you to UCT.

Please visit the International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) website for information on the following:

Information for international students is also available in the UCT undergraduate prospectus and in the International applications section of the Postgraduate Hub website.