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Educational Advising
February 7, 2022

The doors of U.S. educational institutions are open to all qualified students from around the world. The United States is proud of an educational system that attracts students and scholars from across the globe.

Education Advisers in Cape Town,  Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria provide guidance for study in the United States of America. They offer accurate, current and comprehensive information about all accredited U.S. higher Education institutions through orientation sessions and individual consultations, and maintain collections of useful publications for use by advisees.

For more information, please visit the official EducationUSA website.

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EducationUSA Adviser: Nevolan Reddy

EducationUSAjhb@state.gov | Tel: 011 290-3108 | Fax: 011 884-0534

Physical Address: U.S. Consulate, 1 Sandton Drive, Cnr Rivonia Road, Sandhurst, 2196
Mailing Address: PO Box 787197, Sandton, 2146

EducationUSA is a free, accurate and unbiased advising service that offers guidance to students about the process of applying to U.S. higher education institutions.

For more information on U.S. study please visit our EducationUSA website: www.educationusa.state.gov, or like our Facebook page @EducationUSAinSA for upcoming virtual information sessions conducted by our EducationUSA advisors.

General Information Sessions on U.S. Study
Sandton: U.S. Consulate General – Johannesburg

Weekly information sessions are held virtually on the EducationUSA South Africa Facebook page.
We also encourage you to consult the “5 Steps to U.S. Study” on the EducationUSA website.
If you are seeking information related to U.S. higher education, in general, including steps such as essay writing, preparing for tests, etc., please visit our YouTube channel: https://goo.gl/iEG8NX.

Cape Town

Advisor:  Alice A.K. King

EducationUSAct@state.gov | Tel: 021 702-7362
2 Reddam Ave, Westlake, 7945
PostNet Suite 50, Private Bag x26, Tokai, 7966

Consultation hours:

Please note that our Advising Center is open by appointment only; walk-ins at the U.S. Consulate cannot be accommodated.  Education advising materials are available to the public at  our American Corner at the Cape Town Central Library.

N.B. Attendance at a general information session is a prerequisite for a one-on-one consultation.

General information sessions: Last Thursdays of the month at 4pm at the American Corner, Central Library (please email to confirm ahead of time)

Please email or phone us for details.


The U.S. Consulate General, Durban provides general reference information on applying to U.S. universities.

We do not currently offer regularly scheduled information sessions or advising.

For Information about the US university application process:  https://educationusa.state.gov/your-5-steps-us-study

For updates on events in South Africa and information on U.S. universities: https://www.facebook.com/EducationUSAinSA

For further information: Sknowles@educationusa.org.


We conduct regular advising sessions at the American Corner in Pretoria. For more information about upcoming events, please follow us on Facebook.