International Students at Abbotts College

Abbotts College welcomes students from many countries in Africa and around the world. We have a proud history of excellent academic results from our international students.

Study permits

Parents/Guardians need to make applications for Study Permits in South Africa in their country of origin before entering South Africa.

Children of Diplomats do not require Study Permits, however a Permit confirming their status must be supplied to the school.


Accommodation is offered in our own hostel in Cape Town and at various approved and privately owned hostels and boarding establishments near all of our other campuses. Details are available from the campuses.