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"Where words leave off, music begins." - Heinrich Heine

Close your eyes right now. Go on, humour me for a minute. Think about your favourite, epic motion picture film. Chances are that you are not even thinking in visuals at all. If I join in, my memory takes me back to one of my favourite films...

CityVarsity welcomes youth radio platform for some food, fun and healthy debate.  Youth Leadership Platform (YLP), a popular radio-based show comes to CityVarsity.  On Friday 10 February, CityVarsity Braamfontein welcomed Cliff Central radio station, the hosting station for YLP to the campus to...

A journalism whizz and a people’s person, 22 year-old Olin-Shae is ready to take on Miss SA. De La Cruz hails from Claremont in Cape Town. She studied a higher certificate in Journalism at CityVarsity’s Cape Town campus in 2014. Olin-Shae is currently working part-time, whilst she furthers...

In an exciting new announcement by Educor Holdings, City Varsity, the renowned school of media and creative arts in South Africa has developed a whole new learning experience right at your fingertips. For the first time ever, City Varsity has taken learning online and is available to anyone around...

For the last 17 years CityVarsity’s BodySpectra event has enthralled the Cape Town art scene with its human artwork display. Every year, the event draws a great deal of media and creative acclaim due to its high standards. Held at the Bancroft Studios in Vredehoek, this year’s BodySpectra theme...

When you think of Tim you think “Director. Teacher. Icon”. Born in Liverpool Tim Spring has been in movies longer than he can remember, in South Africa, Rhodesia and Los Angeles. He has directed nine feature films and over twenty TV drama series, the last being “Interrogation Room” on...

Phila Madlingozi has been making waves on local TV and is also a talented musician in his own right. Son of South African music legend, Ringo Madlinglozi, Phila is making a name for himself. You can find him on SABC1, starring in the popular Drama series “Mutual Friends” and on Mzanzi Magic on...

Currently in his 2nd year at CityVarsity Cape Town studying towards a BA in Film and Television. Grant has a dream to direct. We caught up with Grant about taking part in the 360° of Funny competition, studying Film at CityVarsity and about life in general. Who is Grant Townsend? I am...

Zoom in on the action as CityVarsity Braamfontein hosts its first annual film festival on 22 October 2016 at the Bioscope Independent Cinema at Maboneng Precinct. Aptly themed, ‘In Reel Life, Press Play’ is set to delight the audience with proudly South African short films, which have been...

Hats off to 21 year old Ayabonga Makanya, a second year BA Professional Acting student from CityVarsity Cape Town who was scouted by the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) as a finalist for the NLC Scholarships 2016.  Only three aspiring artists in the acting category were chosen as finalists in the...

Educor Holdings, home to some of South Africa’s most popular education brands such as CityVarsity, Damelin and Central Technical College (CTC) hosted its annual Intercampus Sports Day on 14 September 2016.  The event attracted hundreds of students and spectators to Damelin Bramley in Johannesburg...

Ayabonga Makanya is a remarkable, talented young man and a true ambassador of CV. The interview with Ayabonga was a pleasure to do…he had a constant smile on his face and answered each question with laughter. Truly living the CV way of life. Who is Ayabonga Makanya? He is a young aspiring...

Nineteen (19) year old Dylan Pereira, co-director and filmmaker of the viral ME TOO video choreographed by Rudi Smit, is currently studying Film and Television Production Techniques at CityVarsity Cape Town. This year, he has been shooting for various videos and this latest one has certainly gained...

The United Nations UNFPA is supporting the implementation of a regional youth programme called Safeguard Young People Programme (SYP). It has been designed with the intent of identifying and scaling up comprehensive interventions for adolescents and young people in Southern Africa through a...

At an exciting live draw on Thursday, 16 April 2015, Mandisa Hope Vilakazi became the winner of the CityVarsity Braamfontein MINI Cooper competition. The morning’s fiery start to the programme kicked off at the campus on 125 Simmonds Street with popular television personality, Tumisho Masha who...



Short courses starting soon

2016 Term dates (Full-time)

Start of 2016 Academic Year (All students)

Term 1:    23 February - 2 April

Term 2 :   13 April - 3 July

Term 3:   19 July - 2 September

Term 4:   12 September - 2 December

Final Exams:   14 November - 2 December

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