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Welcome to Good Hope Studies

COVID - 19 Update: 18 March 2020

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation of South Africa has decided that all private educational institutions have to be closed from 18 March until 15 April 2020. For the time of the school closure we are unable to provide lessons.

Arrivals for the time of the school closure will not be possible. New bookings can be made for the time after 15 April 2020.

For the time being we have  new cancellation and postponement conditions, valid for arrivals until 31 August 2020

  • Students due to arrive before 15 April 2020 have the possibility to postpone their programme by 3 to 6 months from the original start date without any charges.
  • Any booking can be cancelled up to 3 days prior to arrival free of charge

We thank you for your understanding and hope we will be able to welcoming you soon in Cape Town again. Until then, stay healthy and safe

Your Good Hope Studies Team



Good Hope Studies is a privately owned, proudly South African company. We have been providing first class service to visitors from abroad since 1995. We bring more than 1.000 people to South Africa each year and give them the experience of a lifetime. Whether you would like to improve your English, immerse yourself in the South African way of life, give your time to one of our volunteer projects, or are looking to meet people from all over the world and make new friends, at Good Hope Studies you will find high quality service at competitive prices.    


Our Programmes

Teacher Training

We run CELTA courses and Delta courses, which are recognised worldwide and awarded by the University of Cambridge.


Why choose Good Hope Studies

  • Local, independent language school
  • Established in 1995
  • 2 great locations to choose from
  • A friendly atmosphere to study in
  • Small classes
  • Upmarket facilities
  • EAQUALS accredited
  • GHS residences
  • GHS volunteer programme

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"I have broken down barriers that are between me and the world with Good Hope Studies. The English language was always standing cutting me off from people. The right school to choose is Good Hope Studies because it is the ideal atmosphere to learn with highly qualified teachers. They teach with passion."

Ayman from Egypt

Ayman from Egypt

October 2016

"I'll never forget the moments lived here. The
friends, the culture and the English improvement
will grow me personally and professionally..."

Diogo from Brazil

Diogo from Brazil

September 2016

"I couldn't be happier here in Cape Town.
Good Hope Studies is the perfect school for
me - I like the familiar atmosphere and there are
people from all over the world..."

Laura from Switzerland

Laura from Switzerland

October 2016

"The people her are incredible, they
are so friendly and generous. I enjoy my
time here..."

Veronica from Argentina

Veronica from Argentina

October 2016

What we offer

English Language Courses in Cape Town

You can study English in South Africa by joining one of our English language courses, either at our language school in the vibrant city centre of Cape Town, or in the leafy, upmarket residential area of Newlands.

At our English school in Cape Town we offer General English courses, English for Work, exam preparation courses for Cambridge, IELTS and TOEFL, English and Private Lessons.

Volunteering in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana

You can combine your English language course with volunteering or join one of over 30 volunteer projects in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana without a course. Choose between social projects, conservation projects, medical projects, voluntourism and farm stays. Our focus areas are Cape Town, the beautiful Garden Route and the Kruger Park area.

Teacher Training Courses in Cape Town

We offer the popular CELTA and Delta courses in Cape Town for English language teachers. These popular TEFL courses are awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment, part of the University of Cambridge.