Here are the top tips for Volunteering in South Africa in 2019

Here are the top tips for Volunteering in South Africa in 2019

If South Africa is on your “ to-do “ list of places to visit in 2019, then why not combine a holiday there with some Volunteering.  We call this Voluntourism!   Voluntourism is a growing trend, not only amongst University and Gap Year students, but amongst older people who have retired early; Baby Boomers and Third Age people.  In fact, the trend to volunteering is increasing all the time.  On of the ways to experience a great time in South Africa is to teach English in one of the many Township Schools .  They welcome people with good English who...

How to Study and Volunteer Abroad In South Africa

How to Study and Volunteer Abroad In South Africa

Are you wondering if it is possible to study and volunteer abroad in South Africa? Well, it is very possible to volunteer while studying in South African universities if you get access to volunteer organisations or volunteer programs in South Africa. So, if you are a foreign student, you can spend your free time doing volunteer work or helping the local community.  In this article, you are going to gain insights on how to volunteer in South Africa while studying there.  Please keep reading.  Tips for Volunteering Abroad in South Africa There are many volunteering projects you can engage in...

Top 10 Reasons to Learn English in Cape Town South Africa

Top 10 Reasons to Learn English in Cape Town South Africa

Cape Town – Rainbow Nation Have you to been to the Rainbow Nation. Well, South Africa, also known as rainbow nation, is a great country where people have learned to co-exist regardless of nation, creed or race. What’s more, Cape Town is a coastal city in South Africa and it is home to around 3.5 million people. Cape Town is also the capital and primate city of the Western Cape Province and it is one of the most populated South African cities.  Learn English in Cape Town Are you planning to study English language in Cape Town, South Africa? Cape...

Top 10 ESL Games And Activities For Adult English Learners

Top 10 ESL Games And Activities For Adult English Learners

What is ESL? ESL is a short form for English as a Second Language. English as a Second Language is a course that is designed for non-native speakers in South Africa so as to enable them to learn English as a second language.  The key benefit of English as a second language for adults in South Africa is that it enables them to communicate with people from all over the world  and within South Africa. In addition, English course enables adult ESL students to take care of their education, business, and personal needs. There are certainly many English courses and...

Exchange Programmes for High School Students in South Africa

Exchange Programmes for High School Students in South Africa

Photo source: Rhenish Girls’ High School Exchange programmes are offered everywhere in the world. Millions of students travel from one part of the world to another to discover the rich and diverse culture. But it is just limited to learning about the countries and what they have to offer. Exchange students, after all, have to study and make for themselves a bright future. South African students can have so many opportunities to enhance their learning through exchange programmes. So much can be offered by exchange programmes for high school students in South Africa. If you are interested, continue reading all...

Advantages of travelling Abroad

Advantages of travelling Abroad

Travelling the world is a common thing for most families these days. When these travels cause people to leave their comfort zones for a period of time, they can learn a lot of things and also get to meet people that are different from themselves. One destination that may seem quite daunting to people, would be South Africa. Let’s learn more… Language problem? What language problem? Communication is fairly easy as, while South African may have 11 official languages, English is widely spoken. Beautiful and Unique culture: This is a country filled with people of diverse ethnicities, who may trace...

Who Wants To Be A Volunteer In South Africa?

Who Wants To Be A Volunteer In South Africa?

Volunteering is an interesting way to gain valuable life experience, many students consider taking some months during their vacation period to volunteer or intern at different organisations. It’s also a good way to make themselves more appealing to employers and is a great reference for university applications for high school students. Besides that, it’s a lovely way to explore the world around them, if they decide to volunteer or intern abroad. As a result, the programmes we offer in South Africa have become increasingly popular with international students as this country is like a home away from home, but remains...

How to prepare for welcoming an overseas student and enjoy it

How to prepare for welcoming an overseas student and enjoy it

How to prepare for welcoming an overseas student Welcoming an overseas student is not as difficult as it may appear to be. Of course, there are differences. There may be times when communication may not be as expected. However, the differences do not define boundaries. The only barrier that coexists between you and an overseas student is the lack of confidence. Experience away the delight. It is going to be relatively easy once you know the basics. All that counts is motivation and the welcoming environment.  Here are a few things you need to know if you intend to welcome...