University of the Western Cape ISSO
We are excited that you have considered UWC as your development partner in the process of attaining your learning goals. We are privileged to host students from numerous nationalities in a variety of programmes.
International students have unique requirements associated with their study in South Africa and thus need specialised support. The International Student Services Office (ISSO) is a dedicated unit of Student Administration that exists to support International Students at various stages in the process of their education at UWC. ISSO aligns with the Institutional aim to:
Further global perspectives among its staff and students, thereby strengthening intellectual life and contributing to South Africa’s reintegration in the world community.
(UWC Mission Statement, 1997)
UWC strives to be a place to grow from hope to action through knowledge and is committed to teaching, learning and research. It offers International Students the opportunity to pursue their learning goals in a diverse and thriving academic community located in the iconic city of Cape Town.
ISSO aims to justify your confidence in the University of the Western Cape as the preferred development partner in the process of attaining your learning goals. This web-page contains important information for your application to study at the UWC.
Follow these Steps to apply to UWC
STEP 1:-Visit the ACADEMIA page to ensure that your meet the minimum requirements for your preferred Academic Programme.
STEP 2:-Visit the EVALUATION page in order to obtain Exemption from USAf or Evaluation of Foreign Qualifications from SAQA.
STEP 3:-Visit the APPLICATION page in order to submit an Online Application to UWC.
STEP 4:-Visit the IMMIGRATION page and review the information supplied for the VISA Application or VISA Renewal Process.
STEP 5:-Visit the REGISTRATION page and follow the Pre-Registration Clearance Process and Register.
STEP 6:-Go to the ARRIVAL page and prepare for your relocation to Cape Town.
STEP 7:-Visit the FEEDBACK page and help us improve your experience.