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
Study Travel is a form of tourism where people choose to go to a particular place to learn something. It is the perfect way to combine a holiday with some further education. We list 5 points why Cape Town is the best place to learn English!Read more Study Travel | The Education Tourist
It's not everyday you get to join a huge group of your classmates and teachers and adventure for the day to Simon's Town! Teacher Christelle tells us what the group got up to in this picture blog post!Read more Student Outing to Simon’s Town
Cooking in English class might sound a bit absurd, but following a recipe and cooking food is a great way to teach and learn some aspects of a new language. Find out why teachers sometimes do this in their classes, and learn a new recipe for South African bobotie (a typical South African Cape Malay dish)!Read more Cooking in English Class
Summer is great - we won't deny that - but a Mother City Spring is fantastic too! Here are some ideas for planning your spring weekends.Read more Mother City Spring Time!
We all need a well deserved break sometimes to recharge those batteries. Teacher Christelle provides some lovely tips for an adventure along the Garden Route from Cape Town.Read more An Adventure from Cape Town – The Garden Route
Wondering about the nightlife in Cape Town, the weather, how expensive it is here, or where to go shopping? Read here for some more detailed answers on some of our Frequently Asked Questions.Read more Frequently Asked Questions About Cape Town