Study abroad at Africa’s top university

Established in 1829, UCT is South Africa’s oldest university. It has maintained a proud tradition of academic excellence, which today sees it ranked first in Africa and the only African university consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the world.

Renowned for its striking location at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, UCT is a microcosm of the city. It is home to a vibrant, cosmopolitan community of over 28 000 students and 5 000 staff members from over 100 countries.

The University has a proud history of welcoming international students and researchers 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 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.

Studying at UCT promises an immersive and unforgettable experience. From its beautiful campuses to the multi-cultural cohort of students and staff.