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COVID-19 safety measures

Updated Mai 2022

Entry requirements for South Africa

When entering South Africa, you need to
- present a negative Covid-19 test result that is not older than 72 hours, OR
- present a valid vaccination certificate.

For the latest information, contact your nearest South African foreign mission, visit the government page or contact us.

The COVID-19 dashboard informs you about current infection rates.

Bring some face masks, a tablet or laptop and hand sanitiser and you'll be ready to enjoy your language travel experience.

Safety measures at the school

  • We have two smaller campuses instead of one large school.
  • Our schools are very spacious, with plenty of ventilation.
  • Almost all staff and most clients are fully vaccinated.
  • At our Newlands school we have a large garden in which  lessons can also take place.
  • Students use the same desk each day.
  • Masks are required by all staff and students indoors.
  • “No touch” sanitising stations are provided.
  • The buildings are cleaned thoroughly throughout the day using disinfectant.
  • The temperature of everyone on the premises is taken on a daily basis.

Safety measures at the accommodation

Our host-families have received COVID-19 training in order to be able to provide the best possible experience.

GHS Residences

  • It is required to wear masks in the common areas indoors.
  • “No touch” sanitising stations are provided.
  • The buildings are regularly ventilated and cleaned thoroughly each day using disinfectant.


Contact us for our more detailed COVID-19 student information.