One of South Africa’s oldest institutions, the University of Pretoria was established in 1930 and offers courses in both English and Afrikaans across its seven campuses.
In 2011 the Financial Times ranked UP’s business school – the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences – as the top MBA in Africa.
UP is home to South Africa’s only veterinary faculty – the second oldest in Africa, located at the university’s Onderstepoort Campus. Final year students train at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, an internationally recognised state of the art facility.
Aside from business and veterinary sciences, UP offers over 1 800 programmes in the faculties of economic and management sciences, education, engineering, built environment and information technology, health sciences, humanities, law, natural and agricultural sciences, and theology.
UP is also the university with the highest research output in South Africa, a title they have maintained since 1996. Many of UP’s researchers are NRF-rated, awarding the institution international status in the field of research.
The university boasts a number of notable alumni, such as Springbok Victor Matfield and writers Chris Barnard and Antjie Krog.
The main campus is located on the corner of Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.
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The University of South Africa has a rich history dating back more than 140 years and caters for over 350 000 students in more than 130 countries.
UNISA, in its current formation, is the largest open distance learning university on the continent as well as the longest standing dedicated distance education institution in the world.
The institution offers a wide variety of programmes ranging from short courses and certificate programmes to three and four year degrees and diplomas.
The various courses available at UNISA include those within the schools of accounting sciences; agriculture and environmental sciences; education; human sciences; law; and science.
The university’s is dedicated to raising awareness and preparing to implement sustainable green practices through their Living Green Initiative run by the college of economic and management sciences.
UNISA’s head office is located in Pretoria at Preller Street, although regional offices are situated in all nine South African provinces.
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Tshwane South College is Located in Pretoria, in Gauteng, Tshwane South College boasts campuses in Atteridgeville, Centurion, Odi, and Pretoria West.
Marketing, business, tourism, hospitality, and information technology are among the programmes offered at the institution.
Tshwane South College can be found at 85 Francis Baard, Pretoria, 0001.
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The product of the merger of three former technical Colleges Mamelodi, Pretoria, and Soshanguve Colleges, Tshwane North College is a public institution situated in Pretoria, in the Gauteng province.
Tshwane North College’s various campuses include a Pretoria Campus, Soshanguve Campus, Mamelodi Campus, Temba Campus, and Rosslyn Campus.
Among the plethora of programmes and courses boasted by the insitituoipn are those within the fields of business studies, engineering studies and utility studies.
Find Tshwane North at Cnr. Potgieter and Pretorius Streets, Pretoria, 0002 or visit their website Tshwane North College.
Established in 1981, the Inscape Education Group is one of South Africa’s leading design institutions with campuses in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Most of the courses offered at the oldest privately owned multi-disciplinary creative institution in the country are focused on primarily practical application and fall into under the fields of graphics, fashion, interiors, architecture, and ideation.
Students enrolled in Inscape can look forward to being involved in events such as the Design Indaba and the Innovation Summit in which they are able to showcase their work.
The Inscape Education Group offers students the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and software, unique student-centred teaching and learning strategies, and interactive courseware.
Inscape’s central office is situated at 193 Corobay Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria.
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The Tswane University of Technology is a 60 000 student rich institution with a geographic footprint covering the South African provinces of Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng and the North-West.
Founded in 2004 as the result of the merger between three technikons, the university offers programmes across the faculties of science; arts; humanities; management sciences; information and communication technology; economics and finance; and engineering and the built environment.
Tswane University of Technology’s has seven campuses: Arts, Arcadia, eMalahleni, Ga-Rankuwa, Mbombela, Pretoria and Soshanguve.
Among the state of the art sports facilities available are two swimming pools; athletics, hockey, cricket, rugby and soccer fields; as well as netball and squash courts.
The university’s department of journalism was ranked as one of the 12 potential centres of excellence in journalism training in Africa by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.
Tswane University of Technology is located at Statsartillerie Road, Pretoria.
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The CTI Education Group was founded in 1979 and has 12 campuses spanning across Cape Town, East London, Durban, Nelspruit, Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, Potchefstroom, Randburg, Pretoria and Vanderbijlpark.
The private higher education institution caters for full-time and part-time students and the various campuses offer a number of state of the art facilities including computer labs, resource centres, well-equipped lecture venues, on-site gyms, media centres and libraries.
CTI offers a number of specialised programmes within the faculties of information technology, commerce and Law.
Most of the courses available to students at CTI include a practical component, such as academic field trips, which supports and compliments the theoretical coursework.
The institution has become a popular choice for students as a result of the small class sizes, which allows for more focused and individual attention from lecturers.
CTI is also dedicated to boosting students’ careers once they have graduated and have united with a reliable recruitment agency for this purpose.
CTI’s head office is situated at the corner of Roos and Macbeth, Fourways, 2191.
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Founded in 1922, the University of Witwatersrand is home to the Wits Business School, one of the oldest business schools in South Africa.
Boasting a student body of over 28 000 students, Wits offers courses in the faculties of engineering and the built environment; science; humanities; health science; and commerce, law and management.
Part of the Wits University Cultural precinct, the Wits Arts Museum is just one of the many museums on campus.
The institution’s Institute for Human Evolution is focused on paleontological research and is also home to one of the largest fossil collections this side of the equator.
Notable alumni include Nelson Mandela, Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer, Oliver Thambo and Helen Zille.
The University of Witwatersrand’s main campus is located at 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein, 2000.
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Central Johannesburg College was established in 2001 and is situated in the provincial capital of Gauteng.
The multi-campus college consists of seven sites: Parktown, Alexandra, Ellis Park, Crown Mines, Riverlea, Langlaagte and Troyville.
Central Johannesburg College offers a variety of course options ranging from NQF Level 2 to NQF Level 4 and from National Technical Education (Nated) programmes to National Certificate Vocational (NCV) courses.
The 56 full-time study options are grouped within four schools of specialisation: engineering technology, business development, information communications technology, and health and human services.
The seven campuses possess numerous modern facilities. Crown Mines Campus boasts a state-of-the-art music studio, while Riverlea Campus is home to impressive soccer fields that are the host training grounds for Kaizer Chiefs Football Club’s under-17 squad.
The Central Johannesburg College also features a Centre for Employment and Entrepreneurship Development, aimed at supporting students through their academic career and beyond.
The main campus is located at 5 Ubla Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg.
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The Ekurhuleni West College is a Further Education Training college boasting six campuses located in Alberton, Boksburg, Germiston, Kathorus, Kempton and Thembisa with 18 simulated enterprise offices campus-wide.
The institution offers courses in five main areas, namely engineering; office administration; ICT; services and finances; and community services in relationship with department of health and social services on home based care.
Ekurhuleni West’s Germiston Campus is home to an automotive workshop, while the Kempton Campus houses a Tourism Simulated Enterprise and Boksburg has a state of the art IT workshop.
Ekurhuleni West’s corporate centre is situated at Cnr. Driehoek and Sol Roads, Germiston, 1400.
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The University of Johannesburg, popularly known as UJ, was created in 2005, and today more than 50 000 students attend this Gauteng institution.
There are four campuses – Auckland Park Kingsway, Auckland Park Bunting Road, Doornfontein and Soweto.
The campuses vary in size and offers courses in the fields of art, design and architecture; economic and financial sciences; education; engineering and the built environment; health sciences; humanities; and management.
There are also various facilities available such as micro-laboratories, libraries, sport facilities, shopping centres, restaurants, and health clinics.
The UJ Arts and Culture scene is one of the institution’s most popular attractions for students, boasting desirable activities such as dance, drama, choir, musical theatre and visual art.
The university is also home to the UJ Island, the location where the Rand Afrikaans University was constructed on Oase Farm in 1934.
Attractions and facilities on the UJ Island include a fire place, swimming pool, braai facilities, wild animals, sports facilities, conference room, parks, accommodation, a boat and a bar.
Find the University of Johannesburg’s main campus at Kingsway and University Roads, Auckland Park, Johannesburg.
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Boston City Campus and Business College was established in 2001 following the national merger of Boston City Campus and Boston Business College. The college’s main campus is located in Johannesburg.
The institution has over 40 campuses in all nine provinces and boasts a student body of over 25 000 who are able to experience the college’s personalised and holistic approach to education in an authentic simulated work environment.
Students can choose from over 100 courses available at Boston City Campus and Business College, which includes degrees, diplomas and short courses.
The award-winning tertiary education institution focuses primarily on offering smaller classes, allowing students to receive individual attention during lectures.
The college’s Boston Media House is one of South Africa’s top training facilities, giving students the opportunity to prepare for a career in the media industry. Programmes such as advertising, public relations, journalism, radio, animation, audio-visual media and video and television are available. Its graduates include popular media figures like DJ Fresh, Mo Flava and Dreshnee.
Boston City Campus and Business College is also affiliated with the Soul Candi Institute of Music, which presents students with the chance to specialise in music production.
The central office is situated at Level 100 Carlton Centre Commissioner, Johannesburg.
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Ekurhuleni East College was formed as a result of the merger of a number of individual technical colleges and has five campuses located in Benoni, Brakpan, Daveyton, Kwa-Thema and Springs.
The FET college and public provider of education, training and development houses a variety of state of the art facilities available to students including a media centre, lecture halls, workshops, training restaurants and centres, computer labs, simulation rooms and libraries.
Ekurhuleni East boasts programmes in the fields of business, engineering, creative and social sciences and ICT and computer science.
The institution’s main campus is located at Sam Ngema Road, Kwa-Thema, Springs.
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Located in Soweto South West College aims to be the benchmark TVET in the delivery of quality Education and Training in the country.
Its various campuses include Dobsonville, George Tabor, Molapo, Roodepoort, Roodepoort West, and Technisa.
South West College offers a variety of courses in the fields of Business Studies, Engineering Studies, and Utility Studies.
For more on what South West has to offer visit South West College or find them at 1822 A Molele Street, Cnr Koma Road, Molapo Soweto.