South African Higher Education School Year:January to December
Total Count of Higher Education Students in South Africa:837,779 (2009)
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Since 2007, there has been an 8 percent increase of international students studying in South Africa. Most of these students come from other African countries, with the top 10 sending places of origin all African countries, making up 69.4 percent of the international student cohort.
The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, all English speaking countries, remain the top three destinations of South African students studying abroad.
Sources: IEASA, OECD
International Student in South Africa: Non South African. In cases of dual citizenship, if first country recorded by student is not South Africa.
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