You know you’re a foreign stud

You know you’re a foreign student in SA when

While each University offers its own set of unique experiences, there are 20 ‘South African-isms’ that every foreign student can appreciate while hitting the books in Mzansi

You know you’re a foreign stud


1. People say “now”, “now now” and “just now” all the time and you’re constantly confused as to when, exactly.

2. Someone’s explained rugby to you.  You pretended to understand.

3. You’re constantly converting to miles, pounds or degrees Fahrenheit.

4. You find the South African accent ‘sexy’.

5. Never ever has free WiFi made you this happy.

6. You want locals to pronounce their names at least four times.

7. The exchange rate has you feeling like a high roller…


View the full list of 20 ways you can tell you’re a foreign student in South Africa here. – The South African visa experts.