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Study Visa for South Africa

Home to some of the best universities in Africa, the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Stellenbosch University, makes South Africa an ideal destination for education of any level be it tertiary, secondary and primary.

If an individual wishes to take up schooling in South Africa, they have to apply for a study visa.

The study visa is valid for the duration of the course for which the individual has registered for, be it one year to four years.

There have been a few changes to the study visa; this comes after the amendments of the Immigration Act in May 2014.

Study Visa for South Africa

Study visas will only be issued in cases where the learning institution has been approved by the Department of Higher Education & Training. Continue reading

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