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South Africa

South Africa

Royal Holloway welcomes applications from students studying in South Africa

Popular course choices among South African students include Economics, Information Security, Media and Management.

The Regional Manager responsible for South Africa is Sam Gibson. For further information or assistance with making an application please contact samuel.gibson@royalholloway.ac.uk

The qualifications we accept

Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from South Africa.

Undergraduate

National Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement)

To be considered for entry to our undergraduate degrees, students will need to achieve a minimum of 776666 in at least 6 subjects at Higher Grade.

A levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)

If you have taken A levels or the IB, you  will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Specific grade requirements can be found in the course finder entry for your chosen course.

Master's Degree

Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA at an accredited university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme and the university you have studied at, but most departments will ask for either a Lower Second Class Honours (2:2) or an Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) or 60-70% depending on the way your degree is graded.

Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS.

But if you are applying to a University preparation course or a postgraduate course, then apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.

You could be eligible for a scholarship. If find out about undergraduate scholarships here and go here to find out here if you are eligible for a postgraduate scholarship.

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, there may be external funding available to you.

Royal Holloway has permanent representatives throughout South Africa that can help you with your application.

Global Education
E: panos@global-education.co.za
W: www.globaleducation.co.za
T: +27(0)11 447 4299

IE Abroad
E: maxine.kruger@ieabroad.com
W: ieabroad.com
T: +27 60 812 7080

 

There is a growing African community at Royal Holloway. There are a range of societies and groups for South African students, both on the campus and in the local area. First and foremost the Afro-Caribbean society supported by the Student's Union, alongside faith societies, such as our Christian Union.

There is a high population of South Africans living in the Surrey and London area. There are also many South African supermarkets where you can purchase your favourite foods from home.

Royal Holloway is a multi-faith community, with many different beliefs represented on campus and excellent cooperation between faiths both on campus and in the local community. For information about our College Chaplaincy and the numerous on-campus faith groups, please see our Faith Support pages.

Voice of Africa radio provides an exciting range of African music spanning the continent of Africa, as well as phone–in programmes discussing issues which are pertinent to Africans in the London area.

The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain

The South African High Commission in London for assistance for South African students in the UK.

UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK

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