- Studying at CQ / International
Step 1: Pre-enrolment
The International Student Guide
Are you contemplating coming to study accounting and finance in South Africa? Please read the step-by-step guide on your left, which will give you information on what you need to know and do, in order to come and study in South Africa with CharterQuest.
South Africa, in recent years, has experienced a growing number of students coming each year to study finance and accounting courses. This step-by-step international students' guide, equips you with the necessary information on the process of becoming an international student with CharterQuest from the enrolment phase through to procuring your study permit and beginning classes.
Step 2: Enrol with CharterQuest
How to Enrol with CharterQuest
Once we receive your signed international students policy this will enable us to register you as an international student with CharterQuest and allow us to avail your
Step 3 - Documentation & Accommodation
Once enrolled/ registered as an international student you then need to procure your study permit. You will receive a letter of admission and other documentation (see international student policy) from us which you can use to lodge your study permit application. You need to properly research the requirements needed to obtain a study permit/ visa to come study in South Africa, this visa checklist (See VISA Checklist) provides a summary of these requirements so that you can have an idea of the criteria and necessary documentation.
We understand how hard it is to relocate so we have provided accommodation services exclusively for our international students to ease this transition. Your accommodation costs are built into your tuition fee and as such, CharterQuest arranges suitable accommodation for you with ease of access to your campus of study. Once you have been fully enrolled you will need to sign a separate accommodation agreement with CharterQuest as details will be stated in this agreement. Please note you also have the option of procuring your own accommodation should you wish to do so and it is one the requirements of your study permit/ visa application to provide proof of
Step 4 - Lodge Study Permit Application
Lodging Your Study Permit Application
South Africa’s student visa/ permit regime is far friendlier than that of
Step 5 - Begin Course with CharterQuest
Once you have obtained your permit you can begin your course as an International Student with CharterQuest. Students, during and upon completion of their professional designation can also search for accounting and finance jobs and connect with South African & global recruiters/ employers through
Frequently Asked Questions