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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Established in 2004, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance has campuses in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth.
Considered as Africa’s number one film, television and performance school, AFDA is a fully accredited tertiary institution and is internationally recognisable.
With a student body of over 1 200, AFDA, as it is more commonly known, has produced some of the country’s finest actors and filmmakers as well as playing a considerable role in developing a sustainable local entertainment industry.
Among the 22 career focused disciplines offered are programmes such as screen writing, animation producing, cinematography, music composition, costume design, stage acting, post production and television writing.
Films produced by AFDA students have been exhibited at a number of international film festivals and have won various awards such as the Student Academy Award, Cannes Film Festival finalist and South African Film and Television Awards.
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Buffalo City Public FET College is a multi-campus college situated in East London. The Further Education and Training College has four campuses: John Knox Bokwe, East London, St Mark’s and King Street.
The college offers a variety of programmes suited to students who have completed Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12, school leavers, out-of-school youth, unemployed matriculants, and public- and private-sector employees up to the age of 65.
The primary purpose of Buffalo City Public FET College is to provide National Certificate Vocational courses (NCV), which focus on practice in a simulated workplace. The two major schools of study are the School of Business and School of Engineering. Areas of specialisation include the NCV qualifications in mechatronics and safety in society.
A variety of recreational options are available to students, including sporting activities such as soccer, netball, tennis, rugby and chess, and arts and cultural activities such as choir, dance, debating and drama.
Buffalo City Public FET College’s main campus is located in Lukin Road, Selbourne, East London.
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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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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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South Africa’s oldest university, the University of Cape Town in the Western Cape, was founded in 1829 and is home to the Groote Schuur Hospital where the world’s first heart transplant took place in 1967.
Aside from health sciences, UCT’s faculties include commerce, engineering and the built environment, humanities, law, and the sciences.
The science, chemical engineering and health sciences faculties boast a wide variety of highly developed research facilities.
UCT is proud of the fact that it has five Nobel Laureates among its alumni and that it is regarded as the top research institution on the continent.
The university is well-known for its academic excellence and the effect it has had on social change and development.
Its beauty is also one of the factors that make this institution popular, as it is located on the slopes of Table Mountain’s Devil’s Peak and overlooks leafy Rondebosch.
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With campuses in King Williams Town, Alice and Zwelitsha, Lovedale Public FET College is focused on addressing the needs of each particular region.
One of the oldest colleges in South Africa, Lovedale aims to combine theory with practice and offers courses in agriculture, business and engineering.
The college’s Alice campus is host to a number of fine art, performing arts and hand and needle craft programmes, while its Zwelitsha campus boasts the first modern, self-catering hostels in the region equipped with modern machinery and workshops.
The King Williams Town campus houses outstanding facilities such as a well-stocked research centre, modern computer labs and classrooms and a stimulated enterprise for business studies.
Among Lovedale’s notable alumni are Thabo Mbeki, Steve Biko, Chris Hani and former president of the South African Cricket board Ray Mali.
The institution’s headquarters is situated at 1 Amatola Row, King Williams Town and you can visit Lovedale Public FET College for more information.
Located in Thohoyandou in Limpopo, the University of Venda for Science and Technology was established in 1982.
Often referred to as Univen, the institution offers courses in the faculties of education; environmental sciences; agriculture; health sciences; human and social sciences; law; management sciences; and mathematical and natural sciences.
Univen is home to the Centre for Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation, which is focused on all features of rural development, including research, teaching and outreach programmes.
The university also boasts the MER Mathiva Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture dedicated to developing African languages and promoting multilingualism.
The University of Venda for Science and Technology’s primary campus is situated at University Road, Thohoyandou, 0950.
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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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False Bay College has five colleges in the Western Cape spanning across Khayelitsha, Muizenbergm Fish Hoek, Westlake and Mitchell’s Plain.
Among the programmes on offer at the college are those in the fields of hospitality, information technology, engineering, business, safety in society, 2D animation, education studies, boat floating and tourism.
The Muizenberg Campus features outstanding teaching and computer facilities, while the Khayelitsha campus is home to a modern electrical and motors workshop.
The institution’s Westlake Campus boasts a full accredited Decentralised Trade Test Centre and all False Bay campuses house various Open Learning Centres where students are able to access all information needed to complete any task.
Rated as one of the top performing FET institutions in South Africa, the False Bay College offers a rich student life, with activities including talent shows, sports programmes, award ceremonies, cafeterias and a youth advisory centre.
False Bay’s central office is located at Main Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 7945 and you can visit False Bay College for more information.
The Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) was founded in 1979 and is based in Umlazi, near Durban.
For over 35 years the university has focused on the needs of the community by co-operating closely with commerce and industry and placing this as the central focus of all courses.
The institution hosts three primary faculties: management sciences, engineering and natural sciences.
Situated on the outskirts of Durban, the campus overlooks the Indian Ocean, providing students with a beautiful sea view.
Students can stay active by taking advantage of the various sporting facilities available including soccer, rugby, and baseball fields, tennis and netball courts, and aerobics and bodybuilding amenities. Other recreational options include ballroom dancing, karate and badminton as well as the opportunity to participate in the widely acclaimed choir.
Another popular feature is MUT’s impressive video library, boasting more than 2 300 titles supporting every academic discipline offered at the institution.
MUT is proud to house the Institute for Rural and Community Engagement, a pro bono legal clinic launched in 2014 as a means of uplifting the community by providing free legal advice to those unable to afford legal services.
Mangosuthu University of Technology’s main campus is situated at 511 Mangosuthu Highway, Umlazi, Kwazulu Natal, 4031.
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The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has campuses in the beautiful cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.
The merger in April 2002 of ML Sultan and Technikon Natal resulted in the Durban Institute of Technology, which later changed its name to what it is today.
Some 23 000 students attend lectures across the Ritson, City, Indumiso, ML Sultan, Riverside, and Steve Biko campuses.
The institution boasts a number of faculties, including business studies, accounting and informatics, applied sciences, arts and design, engineering and built environment, health sciences, management sciences, and writing.
The university’s main campus is located in Steve Biko Road, Berea, in Durban.
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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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Boland College was established in its current incarnation in 1998 and is situated in the Cape Metropole in the Western Cape. Its main and oldest campus, founded in 1918, is located in Stellenbosch. The college has four other campuses: Caledon, Paarl, Strand and Worchester.
Boland College was formed as the result of the merger of four independent education and training Institutions following the amalgamation of 152 South African technical colleges into 52 mega colleges. The institution is now one of six Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) facilities in the Western Cape.
The extensive programmes offered at the institution span nine faculties, namely civil engineering and building construction; economic management sciences; electrical engineering; engineering and related design; hospitality, tourism and sport; information technology and agriculture; office management sciences; safety and security; and social sciences.
The qualifications are based on a mix of theoretical understanding and practical experience.
One of Boland College’s primary attractions is the Work Integrated Learning programme, which offers students the opportunity to become involved in internships as part of their qualification.
The college’s main campus is located at 85 Bird Street, Stellenbosch.
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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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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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Established in 1943 Damelin College has experienced over 70 years of academic excellence and boasts campuses in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu Natal and Western Cape.
The institution offers Higher Education and Training (HET) courses in the faculties of commerce; leisure and information technology; creative arts; and management science and communication.
Damelin also offer Further Education and Training (FET) programmes in a variety of specialised fields including banking and insurance; business, management and corporate training; education; engineering; information technology; leisure and lifestyle; management; and humanities.
The college is proud to have received the Silver Arrow Award in the category of colleges and training for remarkable success in economic growth and development.
Damelin’s head office can be found at Overport Dr, Durban, 4001.
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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 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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The College of Cape Town, situated in the Western Cape, is considered to be the oldest Further Education and Training College in South Africa.
The multi-campus institution was established in 2002 following the union of Athlone College, Cape College, Sivuyile College and Western Province Technical College.
The College of Cape Town boasts a total of eight campuses located in the Cape Town area: Athlone, City, Crawford, Gardens, Gugulethu, Pinelands, Thornton and Wynberg.
The Crawford, City and Thornton campuses are equipped with state-of-the-art Open Learning Centres, providing students with top-class research facilities.
Course options available at the College of Cape Town include beauty therapy, art and design, and building and civil engineering.
The college has two major projects running, namely Plato – a computer-assisted learning system with over 3 500 hours of courseware – and MOT – a projected aimed at reducing violence, harassment and drug abuse among young people.
The College of Cape Town’s central office can be found at 334 Albert Road, Salt River, Cape Town.
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