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South Africa stresses on education for everyone. 20% of the government budget is allocated to education. More than millions of native and foreign students are enrolled in South African universities.

Public universities are of 3 types: traditional universities, universities of technology and comprehensive universities.

List of popular PhD Courses


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Accounting (PhD)
  • African Christianity, PMB (PhD)
  • Agricultural, PMB (PhD)
  • Analytical Chemistry (Doctoral Programme)
  • Anthropology (PhD)
  • Art History, PMB (PhD)
  • BDramHons in Drama and Theatre (Doctorate)

List of some of the popular South African universities

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Fort Hare
  • North-West University
  • University of Pretoria
  • Rhodes University
  • University of South Africa (Unisa)
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Venda
  • University of the Western Cape

Fees & Costs of South African Universities

SA universities have different tuition fees for every institution. Tuition fees would be approximately R12 000 for undergraduate programs and R22 000 for post graduate programs per year. 

The cost of living would be around R 8000 per month which is inclusive of accommodation, food, utility bills and travel. This can vary for every student and depends mostly on their lifestyle.

Documents Required

  • College admission letter
  • Valid passport
  • Sufficient funds
  • Photographs
  • Previous educational certificates

Visa Fee

Embassy charges visa fee of R425.

Disclaimer: Embassy can change the visa fee without prior notification. Please check before filing the visa application.

Process Flow

Step 1: Sign up with Opulentus

Step 2: Receive registration kit

Step 3: Submit relevant and required documents to Opulentus

Step 4: Case officer prepare your file with the required documentation

Step 5: Documents along with final orientation will be given to the client

Step 6: Appointment date will be fixed by us and informed to you

Step 7: Submission of documents along with other required info like biometric fingerprints

Step 8: Expert advice and guidance on travelling, studying and settling in South Africa

Opulentus Services

Our services include the following:

  • Case officer allocated by us will help you in filling visa application form and other documents
  • We will keep you informed about the required documents
  • Assistance in getting overseas travel insurance
  • Expert immigration officers at Opulentus will review your documentation
  • Expert advice and guidance on traveling, and other details about South Africa will be provided

Post Landing Services

Once the client receives his/her visa for studying in South Africa, we offer post landing services. Our post landing assistance includes

  • Accommodation and travel assistance ( if required at extra cost)
  • Assistance in getting overseas travel insurance
  • Tips on how to settle and socialize in the university and university students

Country Profile

Overseas students chose South Africa over other countries because:

  • High quality education
  • Top Universities
  • Worldwide accepted educational certification
  • Social security
  • Friendly society

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