Studying in South Africa as a Foreigner: Unlocking Opportunities for Global Education

Studying in South Africa as a Foreigner: Unlocking Opportunities for Global Education

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, pursuing education abroad has become a transformative experience for many students. With its rich cultural heritage, diverse academic institutions, and breathtaking landscapes, South Africa has emerged as an enticing destination for international students. Benefits of Studying in South Africa: Quality Education: South Africa is home to several world-class universities […]

South Africa: Currency Upgrade

Upgraded Mandela banknotes and the fourth decimal coin series

In 2023, the South African upgraded Mandela banknotes and fourth decimal coin series became legal tender in South Africa. Our currency serves not only as a medium of exchange but as a window into South Africa and its people, heritage and culture. Currency, often regarded as second only to the national flag, reflects a nation […]

Candice WILL get you Residency!

Candice WILL get you Residency!

You know the story when your “friend has a friend” and they “highly recommend them”..? Then it all goes wrong, the friend is as useless as the recommended party, and you spend the rest of eternity trying to avoid them both?! Well, this is NOT that story! After endless hours of wading through conflicting and […]

Remote Working Visa Update

Introduction of the Remote Working Visa

Introduction of the Remote Working Visa President Cyril Ramaphosa last week reiterated the government’s plan to introduce a remote working visa, which it promised a year ago in a bid to solve South Africa’s skills crisis. In his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday, Ramaphosa said one of the key ingredients for economic […]

ZEP holders urged to make an SA visa application


The reality is that ZEP holders can benefit much more from taking action now than waiting for their permits to expire. To ensure that their status remains valid post 30 June 2023, ZEP holders should apply now to give themselves the best chance of success and plenty of time to plan. Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) […]

What skills are in short supply around the world?

Happy group of peoples

With globalization on the rise, countries and organisations all over the world are in desperate need of skills to fulfil the growing number of jobs available post-pandemic. Here Abroadscope looks at countries all over the world that offer skills visas and which career you should pursue to qualify. The UK and the Republic of Ireland – […]

How does the Pound Slump affect payments in South Africa?


The Pound has hit an all-time low against the US dollar after Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng promised additional tax cuts over the weekend on top of the largest tax breaks in 50 years he unveiled in Friday’s mini-budget. Investors are devaluing the sterling as a result of their assumption that the UK government is unlikely to […]