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.
You can visit South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance for more information on what they have to offer.
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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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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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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The Cape Peninsula University of Technology was founded in Cape Town on January 1, 2005, when the Cape Technikon and Peninsula Technikon merged.
Students can choose from more than 80 undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its six faculties, which comprise applied sciences, business, education and social sciences, engineering, health and wellness sciences, and informatics and design.
The institution has four campuses in and around Cape Town and a fifth campus in Wellington, and boasts more than 32 000 students.
CPUT’s Bellville Campus is home to a number of progressive facilities, including the multi-million rand Food Technology building, the only facility of its kind in Africa.
The university’s Granger Bay Campus houses the revolutionary Survival Centre, which offers courses in maritime safety and boasts an enclosed harbour area as well as extensive training facilities.
The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is also the only institution in South Africa offering training in radiography.
The university is also well-attended due to its offering of career-specific short courses.
The main campus is situated in Symphony Way, Cape Town, and you can visit Cape Peninsula University of Technology for more information.
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.
Visit Central Johannesburg College for more on courses available and how to apply.
Following the merger of the former Technikon of the Freestate and Vista University’s Welkom Campus in 1981, the Central University of Technology emerged in Bloemfontein with regional centres in Welkom and Kimberly.
CUT has enjoyed over 30 years of technological innovation and academic excellence, offering over 50 programmes to a student body of nearly 14 000.
The programmes available at CUT span across the faculties of management sciences; engineering; information and communication technology; health and environmental sciences; and humanities.
Students can utilise CUT’s various state of the art facilities such as libraries, a24-hour computer lab and a wide range of sports facilities.
CUT’s Welkom Campus and Kimberly Regional Learning Centre cater for individuals unable to study full-time at the main campus by offering selected learning programmes.
The Bloemfontein FabLab, a smaller version of a production factor used by students to create prototypes and encourage peer-to-peer learning by making imaginative ideas tangible, is one of CUT’s chief attractions.
The Central University of Technology’s main campus can be found at 20 President Boshof Street, Bloemfontein, 9320.
For application details and course information visit Central University of Technology.
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.
Visit College of Cape Town for more on courses available and how to apply.
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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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.
For more on all that Damelin has to offer visit Damelin College.
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.
Visit Ekurhuleni East College to learn more about what Ekurhuleni has to offer.
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.
For more information visit Ekurhuleni West College.
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.
Ingwe FET College is a five campus wide institution offering programmes in NCV, engineering, business studies and utility studies and is situated in the Eastern Cape.
Sharing borders with Kwazulu Natal and Lesothu Ingwe FET College’s campuses are those of Maluti, Mount Frere, Ngqungqushe, Siteto and MT Fletcher, which are all equipped with professional workshop facilities allowing students to gain practical experience.
Ingwe FET College is a provider of Vocational Education and Training and provides a number of Artisan Trade Test Programmes.
Students are able to gain work experience while earning an income through programmes designed to afford them with the opportunity to build new facilities for the institution.
The institution’s main campus is located in Badibanise Village, Mount Frere, 5090.
Course information and more can be found at Ingwe FET 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.
For more about this institution visit Inscape Education Group.
INTEC College was established over a century ago and is one of South Africa’s market leaders in Further Education Training via distance learning offering courses in the schools of business, creative, computer, high school, technical, and vocational.
The institution has branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth and Durban.
Through their distinct presence on the internet, Intec creates a platform for students to easily access the virtual online campus and retrieve results, programme information and other administrative details.
Offering more affordable option via distance-learning programmes, Intec allows students to earn a living while studying through flexible study hours.
Intec’s central office can be found at 29 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, 8001.
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Located in Ibika in the Eastern Cape and the product of a three-college merger, King Hintsa FET College offers programmes focused on integrating theoretical and practical experience.
The four-campus wide college is dedicated to providing education and training tailored and receptive to the needs of learners and industry.
The variety of courses on offer at the institution include those in the fields of engineering, business, hospitality, information technology and computer sciences, management, marketing, agriculture, and tourism.
Among the numerous facilities available to students are choir, soccer, rugby, netball, debate, softball, volleyball and modelling.
King Hintsa’s central admin office is located at 218 Mthatha Road, Ibika, Butterworth, 4961.
For more information visit King Hintsa FET College.
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.
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.
For more on courses available and how you can apply visit Mangosuthu University of Technology.
In 2005 the University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth Technikon and Vista University’s Port Elizabeth Campus united to form the Nelson Mandela University.
Its 27 000 students and six campuses – five in Port Elizabeth and one in George – have secured Mandela University’s place as the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape.
Situated a stone’s throw away from some of Port Elizabeth’s most pristine beaches, Mandela University boasts a variety of institutes and centres aimed at broadening the institutions research parameters. These include AEON – the Earth Stewardship Research Institute – the Centre for Law in Action and the Centre for African Conservation Ecology.
Mandela University’s state of the art Genetics Laboratory and psychology clinic make the university a first class choice among students from across the globe.
Aside from this, Mandela University’s faculties include arts, business and economic sciences, education, engineering, the built environment and information technology, health sciences, law and science.
The university’s North and South campuses are located on the Mandela University Private Nature Reserve, home to the popular Grysbok Environmental Trail and a variety of wildlife including zebra, bush pigs, caracals, and various species of birds and reptiles.
The university’s main campus is situated in University Way, Summerstrand, in Port Elizabeth.