Connect with us
The Africa Team are excited to connect with prospective students who want to find out more about studying at Warwick and are currently offering one-to-one counselling sessions with our Recruitment Lead for Africa, Caroline Rushingwa, find out more on this page (New dates available soon). Alternatively, join one of our Live Chats or email Africa@warwick.ac.uk
The University of Warwick is pleased to welcome over 400 students from Africa each year, studying from foundation programme to our research degrees. We currently have 30 students from South Africa studying on our campus. All the information you need on making your application to Warwick can be found below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
Warwick IFP: National Senior Certificate with minimum 5 passes at 4 or 4 passes at 5.
UndergraduateLink opens in a new window: Students that have taken the National Senior Certificate and obtained passes in five or more subjects may be considered for direct entry to an undergraduate programme. We typically accept grades ranging from 77777/AAAAA (comparable to A Level grades A*A*A) to 76666/ABBBB (comparable to A Level grades ABB). Specific subjects will usually be required with a 7/A.
PostgraduateLink opens in a new window: We would typically require one of the following qualifications from a recognised institution, for entry onto our postgraduate taught courses:
- Bachelors degree with Honours
- Professional Bachelors degree
- Bachelors in Technology (BTech)
- Bachelors in Architecture
- Bachelors degree in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science
- Any NQF level 8 qualification
With the following typical minimum equivalencies:
|UK Classification||Percentage||South African Classification|
|1st||75 - 100%||1st class|
|2:1||70 - 74%||Upper Second|
|2:2||60 - 69%||Lower Second|
You need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency to meet the entry requirements for Warwick. Please see more here.
Visa Information for South Africa
How do I apply for a Student Visa?
You can find more information about how to prepare for a Student Visa application, including how to complete the online application form, what documents to prepare, and what documents to submit here.
Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?
To check whether a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate is required and for a list of approved medical practitioners, please see the UK Government website.
Do the differentiation arrangements apply to me?
To find out whether the differentiation arrangements apply to you when applying for a student route visa, please visit see the Immigration Service website.
Are you applying with dependants?
If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance.
If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration and contact the team via their Live Chat or contact form here.
Visits to your country
The University of Warwick visits Africa each year. Future visits will be advertised here when available.
ScholarshipsWe offer a range of scholarships for EU and International applicants. You can find a further information on those on our Scholarships website. All fees for Home/EU and International students are listed here You can also find information on living costs here.
We have over 300 clubs and societies for you to get involved with and meet other students from your country and across the world. Societies include Academic, Activities & Games, Campaigning, Cultural, Film & Media, Food & Drink, Halls, Music, Performance, Religious & Belief and Welfare, Charity & Action. You can find the full list of clubs and societies here.
Applying to Warwick
The University of Warwick does not have official representation in South Africa. You may find the Education UK global website useful for information on studying in the UK.
Apply for Undergraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window via UCAS or apply Direct for our International FoundationLink opens in a new window or Postgraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window.
Arriving at Warwick
For guidance on arriving at the University of Warwick, including information on Airport transfers, please view our Welcome to Warwick pages.
Contact the Africa Team
Questions about studying with us? Caroline Rushingwa and Donna Corcoran are your dedicated contacts for South Africa. They are happy to answer any queries or questions you may have. You can contact them on the information below, or feel free to join us on an upcoming Live Chat.
Tel: +44 (0)24 7657 2686 or Email: Africa@warwick.ac.uk