University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town, opened in 1829, and is South Africa’s oldest university. It is one of Africa’s leading teaching and research institutions. Located in the breathtaking port city of Cape Town, the slopes of Table Mountain, the University runs an exciting, varied and successful semester study abroad program. The Faculties of Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Humanities, Law and Science all offer courses to study abroad students.
All outside financial aid that a student is currently utilizing may be applied toward the cost of the semester study program. Ouachita allows a student to use 50% of Ouachita issued scholarships (with the exception of work-study aid).
• Second semester freshman at the time of selection
• 2.5 GPA
• Good standing with the university
• Written approval from the Dean of the School of student’s major
The 1st semester of the year at The University of Cape Town begins in January thru June. The second semester is July thru December. Consider your course schedules carefully. Deadline for study during a fall semester is March 1. For study during a spring semester, the deadline is October 1.
(Be sure to print a copy of your completed application form for the International Education Office, Lile 104, before you send it!)