Programmes designed for foreigners
The overseas students first step is to contact the selected
university where he/she can get all the application procedure
information and the specific admission requirements.
Almost all universities have an International Affairs Office
that provides specialized services (i.e.: orientation, assistance
with housing, counseling) to help international students.
For further general information, overseas students
may contact the following organization :
International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA)
P.O.Box : 65099
Programs designed for overseas students :
Special Orientation Program
Almost all universities organize an orientation program in
order to introduce new students to the university; this usually
takes place during the last week of January. There is also a special
orientation program for international students presented by the
International Affairs Office during the two days before the official
Several South African universities have signed co-operation
agreements with international universities and institutes.