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International applicants

With over 3 000 international students registered at CPUT annually, from more than 74 countries, speaking over 100 languages, CPUT is a thriving cosmopolitan centre for cultural, social and political exchange.

International students at CPUT are supported by the Office of International Affairs

All applicants interested for formal qualifications are support by the Admissions and Registration Centre (ARC).

This unit reports directly to the Registrar and they are responsible for evaluating all international undergraduate and postgraduate applications. 

All international undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications obtained must first be evaluated and verified by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before submitting applications for studying at CPUT.

Also consult the manual application for more important information regarding international applications. 

They are also responsible for issuing of Letter of Undertaking which contains the duration of the study and is submitted to the SA High Commission in order to apply for the study visa.

Contact details for enquiries regarding all international full programme applicants:

Bellville Campus
Ms Busisiwe Sichwaru
Tel: +27 21 959 6082
Cape Town Campus
Ms Hombakazi Mbolekwa
Tel: +27 21 460 8390

International students can also download and consult the International Students guide.