Student Resources

Nearby Activities, Points of Interest and more

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UCT Gym 1.4km
Virgin Active 4.1km
Gym on the 5th floor
1 min away

Groote Schuur Hospital 1.2km
UCT Private Hospital 2.1km

The Fat Cactus 350m
Butlers Pizza 500m

UCT Jammie 70m
Mowbray Railway 260m

Cavendish Mall 4.4km
Riverside Mall 2.4km

Riverclub Golf Course 1.8km
CrossFit Impi 2.5km

The Old Biscuit Mill 3.6km
Kirstenbosch Gardens 7km

Camps Bay Beach 12.7km
Seapoint Promenade 12.2km

Student Lifestyle

Everything you should know about student lifestyle in Cape Town. Learn about where you can study in Cape Town, tips for making new friends, enjoying entertainment in the Mother City, organising your student lifestyle and more!

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Student Lifestyle

Ultimate Guide: Find Student Jobs in Cape Town!

Contents: Tutoring Waitering & Bartending Au Pairing, House Sitting & Dog Sitting Delivery Driving Internships, learnerships & part-time apprenticeships Online…
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Student Lifestyle

8 Easy Ways to Find and Make Friends in Cape Town

Contents: Put yourself out there Use social apps to find friends near you Join a club Join a religious group…
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Student Lifestyle

5 Steps to help you deal with difficult neighbours or roommates..

Maybe they’re having parties that move into the early hours of the morning, being disruptive, or just not cleaning up…
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Student Lifestyle
Top Reasons to Study in Cape Town

Student Life Skills

Great tips and life skills to help you as you navigate the world as a student in Cape Town. Find everything from general life hacks and study tips for tricky assessments, to insight for student leases and much more!

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Student Life Skills

How to Write a Student CV to Apply for Jobs in South Africa

What is a student CV and how is it different to other CVs? A student CV is a curriculum vitae…
Student Life Skills

19 Easy Study Tips for Exams, Tests & Assessments

Study Habits & Study Tips 1. Stay hydrated to improve attention The brain contains a significant amount of water and…
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Student Life Skills

How to make your dorm room feel more like home

Your university bedroom, or dorm room, is somewhere you’ll spend quite a lot of time over the course of your…
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Student Life Skills
20 Student Accommodation Life Hacks for 2020

Student Finances

Learn how to manage your student finances, whether you’re interested in the best student bank accounts, everything to know about student loans, student living costs or tips for saving money in the Mother City.

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Student Finances

What is NSFAS, how can they help me secure funding & which universities support NSFAS grants?

The NSFAS provides tertiary institutions with funding for university applicants that need financial support to enter into their studies. Students…
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Student Finances

The Best Student Bank Accounts, Loans & Bursaries in South Africa

Being a student is one of the most exciting times of your life, but also one of the most financially…
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Student Finances

What can I expect to pay as a student living in Cape Town?

The lifestyle of a student is often action packed, filled with loads of assignments, socialising, on-campus events and after hours…
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Student Finances
13 Sneaky Ways to Save Money as a Student (Today)

Student Accommodation

Get familiar with all types of student accommodation, their benefits and disadvantages, and find the best fit for your student living arrangements while studying at public universities or private colleges in Cape Town.

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Student Accommodation

The ultimate guide for finding roommates in Cape Town

So, you’ve reached university, and you’re seeking a compatible roommate in Cape Town. But now you are wondering where to…
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Student Accommodation

The Parent’s Guide to Student Accommodation

Contents: University Residence Private residence student accommodation facilities Other student accommodation options Living at home Finding and applying for university,…
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Student Accommodation

Student Digs vs Residence vs Private Accommodation – What’s The Difference?

Student digs  The “Shared” living environment Living in a digs means that you rent a room in a house occupied…
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Student Accommodation
10 Great Reasons to Choose Off-Campus Accommodation