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Cape Town, South Africa

Living Arrangements


  • Double room in the Little Scotia Guest House in the Rondebosch neighborhood walking distance to the classroom
  • Wi-Fi included in room and common areas
  • Tea/coffee, air conditioning, mini safe, and hair dryer in each room
  • Laundry service available
  • Mall, gym, library, and restaurants nearby
  • Our program partner will accept roommate requests during the pre-departure process. Roommate requests cannot be guaranteed and must be mutual. Each student must request the other student in writing separately. The request must include the PID and first and last name for both students.
  • Housing arrangements are subject to change based on local circumstances without prior notice. No price adjustments are possible.


Meals that are included:

  • Welcome dinner
  • Full English breakfast served daily
  • Farewell dinner

Classroom and Computer Access

  • Classroom on Floor 1 of the Riverside Mall in Rondebosch
  • Wireless internet, study area, and limited printing available
  • Wireless access may be intermittent due to local conditions. No refunds or price adjustments are possible.


  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Transportation for all group excursions


  • For emergency contact purposes, all students must have a functioning mobile phone during the program. Students will receive advice during the pre-departure and on-site orientations about how to rent or purchase a SIM card or phone that will work in Cape Town.
  • The cost of a cell phone is not included in the program fee.

Insurance, Health, and Safety

  • An in-depth orientation will be given on the morning after arrival, including health and safety procedures.
  • Travel insurance provided by RCM&D is included in the program fee.
  • All students must also register for UC travel insurance. This is free coverage, but registration is required prior to departure.

Get in touch with UCSD Global Seminars

Study Abroad UC San Diego
University Center 409
9500 Gilman Drive #0095
La Jolla, California 92093-0095
Phone: (858) 534-1123
Email: globalseminar@ucsd.edu
VAC: http://vac.ucsd.edu

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