Sibanye Cape Town Program
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|Fall 2021 Sibanye Cape Town has been cancelled due to health and safety considerations surrounding COVID-19 as well as our partner's uncertainty as to whether or not they will be able to accept visiting students during semester 2 (fall 2021). We anticipate that this program will run in future semesters.
Marquette's Sibanye Cape Town Program is based in cosmopolitan Cape Town, at the southern tip of the African continent.
While living in Cape Town, you will become acquainted with South Africa's rich history and see firsthand how the country is rebuilding itself after decades of government-enforced-apartheid. Cape Town's diverse socioeconomic communities will become your classroom and its leaders your teachers.
The people of South Africa call their country the Rainbow Nation to demonstrate pride in their racial, ethnic and linguistic diversity. The country has 11 official languages. In the Cape Town area, you will predominantly hear Xhosa, Afrikaans and English.
You will have the opportunity to visit significant South African historical and cultural sites, such as Table Mountain, historic District 6 in the city's center and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners were incarcerated during apartheid. In addition to a spectacular array of wildlife unique to South Africa, you will experience powerful literary and artistic voices, traditional music, delicious foods and diverse architecture.