Northlink TVET College has been very privileged that in 2015, thus far, it has had more than 500 international students of African origins apply and study at the College. This together with the 46 students that are currently studying in the International Language school – It is certain that Northlink TVET College is a home away from home for International Students.
Says Willem Rall, Northlink TVET College International Liaison: “The College strives to create a study environment that will be conducive to the international students and, with the help of the International School, help and assist them to adapt to their new surroundings and the new culture that they will be part of during their studies.”
The Wingfield Campus of the College boasts with the highest average of 95 International Students that walk in their passages each semester. Sandra Schmidt, Northlink TVET College Wingfield Campus Manager says that the amount of International Students speaks volumes of the quality of education and training that the College has to offer. “The fact that there are so many International Students that come to study at Northlink means that our qualifications and our educational offering are of international standards.
With the help of the International Student Day, Northlink TVET College continues to not only assist these students with adapting to their new surrounds, but also to assist them to demyth the myths and ideas that South African students have about certain cultures and countries.