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UCT English Language Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in South Africa in the last 12 months
5.0/5

Rating: 5.0/5.0

What we like about the school

  • All our students automatically become UCT Students
  • Best rated school in South Africa
  • Excellent rating of teaching quality
  • Excellent rating of homestay accommodation
  • Excellent rating of student apartments
  • Top rated social activities
  • Top rated school facilities

UCT English Language Centre

The language school UCT English Language Centre was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015. Conveniently situated on the University of Cape Town's Hiddingh Campus - the Centre sits in the heart of the city close to shops, restaurants, banks, cafés and night life. You will also have full access to the university's free bus shuttle service, student library, computer rooms, cafés, sports clubs and societies. The Centre also offers courses to anyone interested in becoming certified to teach English as a foreign language anywhere in the world.

The school address is: UCT Hiddingh Campus, 32 - 37 Orange Street, 8001 - Cape Town, South Africa (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

EduSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Student support desk

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

12

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Optional airport transfer

Cape Town International Airport:
500 ZAR pick up
1000 ZAR return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 21 Mar. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 01 May 2020, 16 Jun. 2020, 09 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 24 Sep. 2020, 16 Dec. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 24 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 4370 4152 8740 8303 13110 12455 16600 15770 24900 23655 31440 29868 39300 37335 41880 39786 76080 72276 76080 72276 3170 3012
Price in US$ 237 474 711 900 1349 1703 2129 2269 4121 4121 172
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
UCT English Language Centre Brochure (PDF)
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 24 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 3820 3629 7640 7258 11460 10887 14480 13756 21720 20634 27520 26144 34400 32680 36840 34998 39910 37915 66720 63384 2780 2641
Price in US$ 207 414 621 785 1177 1491 1864 1996 2162 3614 151
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 11:50
Afternoon: 12:00  - 12:50
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
UCT English Language Centre Brochure (PDF)
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 24 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 4990 4741 9980 9481 14970 14222 18960 18012 28440 27018 35920 34124 44900 42655 48000 45600 52000 49400 87120 82764 3630 3449
Price in US$ 271 541 811 1027 1541 1946 2433 2600 2817 4719 197
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:50
Afternoon: 13:50  - 16:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Brochures
UCT English Language Centre Brochure (PDF)
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Exam Preparation
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 23 24 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 3820 3629 7640 7258 11460 10887 14480 13756 21720 20634 27520 26144 34400 32680 36840 34998 70610 67080 66720 63384 2780 2641
Price in US$ 207 414 621 785 1177 1491 1864 1996 3825 3614 151
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 06 Apr. 2020, 28 Sep. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:50
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam dates
14 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 05 Dec. 2020
Brochures
UCT English Language Centre Brochure (PDF)
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 24 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 3820 3629 7640 7258 11460 10887 14480 13756 21720 20634 27520 26144 34400 32680 36840 34998 39910 37915 66720 63384 2780 2641
Price in US$ 207 414 621 785 1177 1491 1864 1996 2162 3614 151
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 11:50
Afternoon: 12:00  - 12:50
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Brochures
UCT English Language Centre Brochure (PDF)
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Note: All courses offered by UCT English Language Centre, Cape Town can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 750.00 ZAR
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 500 ZAR. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 2765 5530 8295 11060 13825 16590 19355 22120 27650 29820 2485
Price in US$ 158 316 473 631 789 946 1104 1262 1577 1701 142
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 2625 5250 7875 10500 13125 15750 18375 21000 26250 27720 2310
Price in US$ 150 300 450 599 749 899 1048 1198 1497 1581 132
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by UCT English Language Centre - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by UCT English Language Centre - 2
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in ZAR 2765 5530 8295 11060 13825 16590 19355 22120 27650 29820 2485
Price in US$ 158 316 473 631 789 946 1104 1262 1577 1701 142
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
ELC Student Residence - Large Room, UCT English Language Centre, Cape Town - 1
ELC Student Residence - Large Room, UCT English Language Centre, Cape Town - 2
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Basketball15 km
Cooking5 km
Cricket15 km
Dancing5 km
Diving15 km
Field Hockey15 km
Football (soccer)5 km
Golf15 km
Horse riding30 km
Mountainbiking15 km
Music15 km
Rugby15 km
Sailing15 km
Squash15 km
Swimming15 km
Tennis15 km
Volleyball15 km
Windsurfing15 km
Yoga5 km

Reviews

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Rating: 5.0/5.0

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Brochures

UCT English Language Centre Brochure (PDF)
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    FAQ about UCT English Language Centre, Cape Town

  • English courses at UCT English Language Centre start at 3629 ZAR for General English course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Cape Town International Airport (500 ZAR)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at UCT English Language Centre varies from 12 students (Semi Intensive English ) to 14 students (Intensive General English)
  • 100% of teachers at UCT English Language Centre hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • UCT English Language Centre offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.
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