UCT's English Language Centre is open ALL year round so you can start on any Monday. How does the school year work? Find out more below.Read more How the Year Works at ELC
With so many options available to students today, choosing the right language school can be quite challenging. How do you know what to look for? Teacher Sean provides some great tips on what to look out for.Read more How do you choose the language school that is right for you?
Teacher Luke has been teaching English at the UCT English Language Centre since the middle of 2016. Luke is about to submit his masters dissertation in Education and enjoys teaching all levels of English. One of the questions he frequently gets asked by his students is ‘How can I learn English faster?’ In this blog post he provides 3 tips to speed up your learning.Read more ‘How Can I Learn English Faster?’
Some people feel too old, too shy, or they lack the confidence to learn a different language. We argue that by immersing yourself in the country and speaking only English, you will not only learn English faster, but you will tackle many of your own insecurities along the way. Hard work really does pay off!Read more I’m too Shy to Learn a New Language
At the UCT English Language Centre we are surrounded by English students with clear visions of their future. People who have set their goals and are taking action. Read here about what it means to envision your future and how to do it.Read more Envisioning Your Future
Can a 7-week trip to learn English in Cape Town really make such a difference? Read about Alessandra's experience and the things that left their impression on her about this magical city and the wonderful people she met along the way.Read more My Language Experience of Cape Town
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
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