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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Carol Lebold
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
African Studies, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Finance & Operations Management, Geography, Geology, History, Legal Studies, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Studio Art, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Host Institution:
University of the Western Cape
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Program Provider:
Arcadia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Apartment
In Classes With:
US and Host Country Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.8
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-Time
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 12 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

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

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 07/29/2018 12/14/2018
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2019 11/05/2018 11/05/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.