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Cape Town – a vibrant multicultural city at the southern tip of Africa

Monday - July 7, 2014

First of all, let’s locate ourselves in the map below in “Cape Town”…

South Africa Cape Town

What is your first thought when you listen to somebody talking about South Africa? Regarding any topic, there is and will always exist a different point of view; and South Africa is not the exception.

In one hand, some people say that South Africa is an adventurous place, a country that every human being MUST travel to. A place full of incredible landscape, a place surrounded by the best of the best of the African culture. But, in the other hand, this country doesn’t even cross the mind of some people. Why does this happen? We are 100% that this is occasioned by the simple fact that they haven’t discover the secrets that Cape Town “a vibrant multicultural city at the southern tip of Africa” hide.

The purpose of this blog post is to share with our readers and those who found us by accident the secrets that Cape Town hide and why this trendy destination has just started to profile as a new destination to study abroad for international students, specially the Europeans ones.

“Stunning landscapes”

No other African city combines heart-stopping beauty and historical gravitas so effortlessly. Did you know that cape Town is unique among world cities due to its high concentration of flora and fauna species found only within its boundaries (and nowhere else in the world)?

Cape Town 3

“Unique & welcoming people”

South African People are welcoming, friendly and very proud of their country. South Africa is a nation of diversity, with nearly 52-million people and a wide variety of cultures, languages and religious beliefs. Cape Town is a melting pot of different people. South Africa is often called the ‘Rainbow Nation’ and neatly describes the country’s multicultural diversity. The majority of South Africans are Christian.

There are 11 officially recognised languages, most of which are indigenous to South Africa. English is spoken everywhere you go. English is the language of the cities, of commerce and banking, of government and official documents.

Cape Town People 1

 “A vibrant culture”

What separates Cape Town from other seaside towns is its vibrancy and atmosphere. African culture is most obviously known for its art, dance and music.

Cape Town is a great city to visit, to live in, to work in and to study. Did you know that Cape Town is one of the World’s 10 Most Loved Cities according to CNNGo?

Cape Town People Dancing

“Accredited Universities”

Like any other world city, Cape Town Universities provides international students with a range of academic and intellectual experiences that enable them to reflect upon the complexities and challenges facing the new world.

Did you know that in Cape Town is located the University of Stellenbosch Business School? UBS is the first ‘African-born’ school with the ‘Triple Crown’ – international accreditation from all three global accreditation bodies: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.

What does this means? For years students have considered to study abroad only in US or Europe, because these places are recognized to offer the best education. But now, South Africa has a lot to offer to those who are interested to study and live a once in a life time experience in a vibrant multicultural city at the southern tip of Africa.