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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Majors Best Served: Nearly all Housing Options: Dorm
For Credit: Yes Advisor Assignment: Naomi Githae
Semester Available: Spring Study Abroad Category: Loyola Program
Visa Required: Yes Residence Permit Required: No
Program Description:
Cape town | south africa


Affectionately known as the “Mother City”, Cape Town was founded in 1652 and is South Africa's oldest city. Cape Town is rated as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a backdrop of flat-topped Table Mountain set against the Atlantic Ocean in the foreground.

Students will attend the historic University of Cape Town. Founded in 1829, UCT has a proud tradition of academic excellence and affecting social change and development through its pioneering faculty and students.  UCT has about 17,000 undergraduate students, and 4,600 international students per year. The University is also renowned for its striking beauty, with its campus located at the foot of Table Mountain's Devil's Peak, with panoramic views of much of Cape Town.  UCT is very similar to the city of Cape Town: it has a vibrant, cosmopolitan community. Their staff and students come from over 100 countries in Africa and the rest of the world.  The university offers courses in a wide variety of majors. 

Loyola students will participate in the International Studies Abroad (ISA) program in Cape Town. Their program offers excellent support, and students benefit from the support of both the on-site ISA office as well as the International Students office at University of Cape Town. 

To learn more about this program, please visit our webpage.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 12/05/2018 01/16/2019 TBA TBA