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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 01-APR-2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: You must submit an application to UVA and your outside program provider. The deadline above is for UVA’s application. The deadline for your outside program application may be earlier. Confirm the outside program’s application deadline on their website.
Year 2020-2021 01-APR-2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: You must submit an application to UVA and your outside program provider. The deadline above is for UVA’s application. The deadline for your outside program application may be earlier. Confirm the outside program’s application deadline on their website.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.8
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: none Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-UVa Students: No
Housing: Apartment Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct Enrollment at foreign institution Click here for a definition of this term Tuition Payments Made To: Program Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Education Abroad Advisor: Margaret Walter Click here for a definition of this term Application Fee: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Administrative Fee: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Subject Area: Accounting, African-American & African Studies, Anthropology, Art - Studio Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Communications, Criminology, Economics, Education, English Language and Literature, Environmental Sciences, Film Studies, Foreign Affairs, Geography, Geology, History, Kinesiology, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women, Gender & Sexuality
Program Description:

University of the Western Cape

Program Overview

This university is synonymous with student activism and politics, and since its ground-breaking foundation in 1959, it has played a key role in the emergence of a democratic South Africa. University of the Western Cape is known for its strong liberal arts and humanities college and is also noteworthy in the fields of education, law, health sciences and nursing.

Located 15 miles from Cape Town city center, the University has access to an abundance of outdoor activities in the stunning surrounding landscape. Students will settle in easily with a large variety of clubs, societies and facilities to enjoy.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 11 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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