APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON - Study during Winter in South Africa

APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON - Study during Winter in South Africa

Published: 19 February 2020

ISA is running a number of exciting programs through Nelson Mandela University (NMU), one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse universities in Southern Africa. Over Winter from 12 June - 11 July 2020 the following programs are on offer:

  • History, Culture, and Community Service Learning: This is an opportunity to study South African history, culture, political and social sciences with the option to immerse yourself in the community through Service Learning. 
  • Environment and Global Health: Studying this course you will understand South Africa‚Äôs diverse land and sea environments, and the unique relationship and history of modern and traditional medicine in South Africa. 


Minimum GPA of 2.50 or equivalent is required.


  • History, Culture, and Community Service Learning: $5,250 USD
  • Environment and Global Health: $5,550 USD

These fees include housing, internet access, excursions and cultural activities are included, however airfares and meals excluded. 


You may be eligible to apply for the following funding options for your overseas study:


Students should apply directly to the Program via their website by 1 March 2020.

If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional EnrolmentFor more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see - How to prepare for departure.

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