If you would like to do a rural elective but are not sure where to go then send us an email. We have a list of hospitals willing to take students. We can also circulate it on our members forum. Foreign student hoping to do an elective in South Africa have to do this through one of the universities. If you have a particular hospital or Province in mind we can link you to the university that works in that area. For direct contact with universities that help with foreign student electives , please see the international offices below.
Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for electives at this stage, but you may want to try crowdfunding!
Foreign Students need to contact these International Offices directly to register as an elective student in South Africa:
University of Cape Town (Western Cape)
University of KZN (KwaZulu Natal)
University of Pretoria (Gauteng)
University of Stellenbosch (Western Cape)
University of the Witwatersand (Gauteng)