We chatted to Ndaambe shortly after she completed her 7-week intensive English course with us to find out more about this friendly, ambitious businesswoman from Namibia who runs a successful guest house, continuously educates herself and is mom to three grown children. Read here to find out more about Ndaambe.Read more Student Focus: Ndaambe from Namibia
Student feedback is an important tool for us to learn how we can improve on student experiences. We have put a list of reviews together from our past students for you, our future student, to get honest feedback on what they liked about our school.Read more Past Student Feedback
Some students may know exactly what they need, or what their English goals are. But many students write to us from all over the world requesting advice and guidance on which course is best for them. Juliette, our Director of Studies, responds to some typical enquiries (edited) we get, and provides some general direction and advice.Read more Which English Course is Right for Me?
Applying for a study visa to study in South Africa means sorting out a lot of paperwork and completing a lot of forms to submit at the South African embassy. We discuss the question of medical aid and you can find three options to choose from. [This post was updated on 02 March 2017]Read more Medical Aid for International Students
Are you a 'glass half full' or a 'glass half empty' type of person? Positive thinking has many benefits on all levels, but what is it exactly, how do we do it - and how can this benefit your English learning?Read more The Power of Positive Thinking
Find out more about the beautiful and prestigious University of Cape Town, and join other international English students like yourself at ELC.Read more University of Cape Town | 10 Facts
Students often come to Cape Town on a 90 day tourist visa and quickly realise they love Cape Town! Is there a way to extend your study holiday just a little longer? Yes, here's a step-by-step guide on how to extend your tourist visa, including the costs and deadlines.Read more How to Extend your Tourist Visa
The UCT student card is not only your access to get into libraries, buildings, computer labs, Jammie shuttles, clubs and societies, but also holds the power to get you some great discounts on tourist activities, theatres and so much more. Here are 6 things you can do with that little card that will save you money!Read more The Power of Your Student Card
Would you be surprised to hear that the world map as you know it, is in fact, not a very realistic representation of the world? Find out why we chose to hang some unusual looking world maps in our ELC classrooms.Read more The World Map is Wrong?
Hiddingh campus, where the UCT English Language Centre is located, is actually the oldest campus of the University of Cape Town and home to many . Find out more about this historical campus with its beautiful architecture in this blog post.Read more Hiddingh Campus | The Home of ELC