5 Reasons To Study At Rhodes University


Rhodes University is widely recognized as an institution that promotes the pursuit of education and excellence. The University has a well-established reputation for academic excellence. It has a small student population, which ensures that all students have access to resources and staff members.


Here are our top 5 reasons to study at Rhodes University:

  1. Still standing as a beacon of excellence, Rhodes University is a small university with 8200 students and enjoys distinction of having among best undergraduate pass and graduation rates in South Africa.
  2. Rhodes University is one of the top universities in South Africa. With a long and successful history, the university has become an integral part of the Eastern Cape Province. The University has led the way with innovation in its teaching and research, and continues to do so today.
  3. The University has earned a world-wide reputation for the high quality of its education and all Rhodes degrees are internationally recognised. 
  4. Rhodes lies in what is historically one of the most important areas of South Africa - at the first point of major contact between black and white. 
  5. The University is a place for students to enhance their skills and knowledge, promote ethics, and develop as leaders. The University provides the opportunity for students to participate in extracurricular activities, clubs, organizations and student government.

The University has always been at the forefront of intellectual and academic excellence and it continues to be so. 

Rhodes University also takes pride in its motto, Where Leaders Learn. It is a school committed to academic excellence and producing graduates who are knowledgeable intellectuals, skilled professionals, and critical, caring and compassionate citizens who can contribute to economic and social development and an equitable, just and democratic society.


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