Where To Study

South Africa has many institutions (both public and private) where you could study for a recognised qualification. Here is a list of some of the South African institutions offering tourism studies.

We sourced our list with the help of https://www.careersportal.co.za/where-to-study.

Visit the site for links to each institution


  • University of South Africa (Unisa)
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
  • University of Cape Town (UCT)
  • University of the Western Cape (UWC)
  • Nelson Mandela University (NMU)
  • University of Pretoria (UP)
  • University of Johannesburg (UJ)
  • Central University of Technology (CUT)
  • University of the Free State (UFS)
  • Durban University of Technology (DUT)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Venda
  • Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
  • University of Mpumalanga (UMP)
  • Vaal University of Technology (VUT)
  • North West University (NWU) 

TVET Colleges/ Academies/Schools

  • False Bay TVET College
  • Northlink College
  • Livingstone Tourism Academy
  • The Tourism & Business Institute of South Africa
  • CTU Training Solutions
  • SA College For Tourism
  • MSC Business College
  • Coastal KZN TVET College
  • Nkangala TVET College
  • Ehlanzeni TVET College
  • Northern Cape Urban TVET College
  • North West Hotel School
  • Capital Hotel School
  • NDS Chefs Academy
  • Johannesburg Culinary
  • School and Pastry School
  • Jeppe College


CATHSSETA offers bursaries to prospective learners through institutions of higher learning and employers. Learners applying for these bursaries need to be studying towards a qualification that is relevant to our sub-sectors. The bursaries form part of our discretionary funding, which means these learning institutions or employers do not have to be levy payers in order to apply for the funding to provide the bursaries. Visit cathsseta.org.za for more information.