South Africa is located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa. The name “South Africa” is derived from the country’s geographic location being at the southern tip of Africa. South Africa has a generally temperate climate, due in part to being surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans on three sides. South Africa is the 25th-largest country in the world and is considered to be a newly industrialized country. Its economy is the second-largest in Africa, and the 34th-largest in the world. South Africa is a nation of about 52 million people of diverse origins, cultures, languages and religions with 2.5% Indians. As the Union of South Africa, the country was a founding member of the United Nations. Several important scientific and technological developments have originated in South Africa. The South African media sector is large, and South Africa is one of Africa’s major media centres.
Why Study in South Africa:
- Admission without any academic entrance exams.
- Gaps accepted.
- No IELTS required to show English language proficiency.
- Low tuition fees and other costs.
- Fully English taught courses.
- Age no bar.
- Rejected cases from other countries are also accepted.
- Part time jobs – 20 hours per week.
- Recognized diploma programs.
- Accommodation assistance.
- No VISA interview.
South Africa at a Glance:
Land surface area: 1 219 602 km2
Key economic sectors: Mining services and transport, energy, manufacturing, tourism, and agriculture.
Population: Total: 55,91 million.
Currency: Rand (ZAR) – 100 cents equals one rand.
Time: GMT +2 hours.
Transportation: Excellent roads, rail and air facilities (both domestic and international).Public transport in major cities include the Gautrain between Johannesburg and Pretoria and the Bus Rapid Transport System in major cities.
Health: Top-quality public and private healthcare is available throughout the country. Malaria precautions are necessary in some areas.