Tag: South Africa

Students Sign Petitions To Make Final Exams Optional

Cape Town students have signed petitions to make year-end exams option in light of the recent protests. Activities at universities throughout South Africa have been disrupted by student protests over tuition fees and the outsourcing of workers. The first position asked for the University of Cape Town to give students the “reasonably fair option to have their semester mark used… Read more →

Final Exams Postponed, As Protests Over Education Fees Erupt

Students across South Africa have protested the fees over the past week, leading the temporary closure of three universities. These protests are the biggest student protests to hit the country since apartheid ended in 1994. The students are demanding free quality education for all. The protests are a result of the announcement by university management, which outlined a 10-12% increase… Read more →

Biltong: The Delectable South African Snack

While traveling throughout South Africa, when of the snacks you commonly see is Biltong. Many of the butcheries, grocery stores and specialty shops throughout the area sell the delectable treat. Biltong is a 400-year old traditional South African beef snack, which is cured in a very unique and highly nutritious way. Biltong differs from American Beef Jerky — which many… Read more →

The University Of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is an amazing place to study, with such a vibrant culture and community. The university is located at the foot of Table Mountain’s Devil’s peak, providing an incredible backdrop to the beautiful campus. The staff and students come from all over the world to UTC, representing over 100 countries. With a population of over 20,000… Read more →

Camp’s Bay

Camp’s Bay is a small bay located just outside Cape Town. The beachfront is one of Cape Town’s largest and most beautiful beaches, attracting both locals and visitors alike to this amazing location.The beach offers white sand and strong waves from the Atlantic. During the day you will find many people enjoying a game of volleyball or rugby on the… Read more →