Living Expenses 2016

 

Personal monthly estimated budget 2016 (for one student)

Accommodation

R  5,000

(This is an average. Prices vary according to type and location,

Food

R  2,800

see Accommodation section.)

Entertainment & Transport

R    1000

 

Telephone

R     600

 

Total per month 

R   9,400

 

 

 

 

Other expenses

 

 

Books, etc

R  8,800

Annual; variable depending on degree programme

Medical Insurance

R  4,800

Annual; compulsory

Clothing

R  3,000

Recommended for students from warmer climates

Settling-In

R  3,000

Once-off

Study permit renewal

R  1,775

Only if student needs to extend study period

Bicycle

R  1,200

Optional

TOTAL 

R22,575