Discover South Africa 2014

“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged

to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.”

- Nelson Mandela

Destination cities: Johannesburg; Stellenbosch; Cape Town

Departure*: 26th December 2014

Return*: 10th January 2015

Themes: Social inclusion; Conflict resolution; History and the Post-apartheid Experience; Diplomacy

Academic, cultural and social activities

Visits to higher education institutions - including University of Johannesburg, University of Western Cape

City and monument tours - including Anti Apartheid Museum, Robben Island, SOWETO

Leisure and entertainment - including Game lodge, wine farm, New Year’s event

  • Round-trip international flights
  • Domestic flights
  • Ground transportation
  • Hotel accommodation (double occupancy)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Academic Coordinator
  • Study Tour Coordinator
  • Sightseeing tours led by expert local guides and academic experts  
  • Monument and entrance fees

Students (any tertiary institution) - TBA

Non-students (alumni, staff, faculty, general public) - TBA


Financing options are now available through Republic Bank, the UWI Credit Union and Venture Credit Union


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* - Dates are tentative