Entries by Quintin Coetzee

South Africa Adopts New Visa Rules

The reversal of the unabridged birth certificate rule is just one of the many changes implemented by the Department of Home Affairs. South Africa will implement some changes to its visa system in December 2018 which will likely impact tourism and immigration procedures. This was revealed by the Department of Home Affairs, which recently published […]

How to Deal with Culture Shock while Studying Abroad

Special thanks to Mandi Schmitt (Go Overseas) for the below insights. The minute you land in your new study abroad country, you’re busy taking in the newness around you. You’re smiling at the street vendors selling fruit on every corner. You’re captivated by the sudden openness of the people around you. Or perhaps you’re noticing a […]

Home Affairs Legalizes Zimbabweans Living, Working and Studying in SA

Over 180,000 Zimbabwean nationals living in South Africa have applied for official documentation to allow them to stay, work, study and conduct businesses legally in the country, the department of home affairs said. “The Department of Home Affairs is pleased to announce that it has completed the adjudication and printing of 178,172 applications for the […]