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Monash University

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Monash University


Ruimsig, South Africa

  • Ruimsig is in the province of Gauteng, 25 km northwest of the Johannesburg city center.
  • Monash has six campuses in Australia, and five global campuses. Exchange students are welcome to study at the Monash University campuses in Australia, Malaysia, and South Africa.
  • Campus Map: Monash South Africa


Open to undergraduate and graduate students in all majors.

  • Academic areas at Monash South Africa: Business Science, Accounting, Economics, Management; Computer & Information Sciences; Public Health; Social Science, Child & Youth Development, Communications, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Geography & Environmental Science, International Studies, Psychology, Sociology
  • Explore Academics at Monash South Africa


Yes - English is the official language of instruction at Monash University, South Africa campus.


Fall Semester Late July - mid November (Semester 2)
Spring Semester Early March - Late June (Semester 1)
Students may study at Monash University South Africa for two consecutive semesters, starting in the fall or spring.


On-campus student residences (four- and six-bedroom student apartments)
Arrange your own housing
Off-campus student residences 'Honey Park'


TUITION - MIX students register as full-time students at UH Manoa and pay regular UHM tuition & fees.  Your tuition category (Resident, Non-Resident, WUE, etc., stays the same). You do not pay overseas tuition. 

LIVING EXPENSES - In addition to paying UHM tuition, you are responsible for all living and travel expenses during your international exchange. Below are estimates of these expenses, for planning purposes only. Amounts listed below are for one semester, and will vary based on your individual needs and choices, as well as foreign exchange rate fluctuations.   

  • Books & Supplies: $300
  • Housing & Meals: $5,000
  • Personal Expenses: $2,000
  • Local Transportation: $300
  • Round-trip airfare (from Hawaii): $2,800
  • Health Insurance: $400
  • Visa Expenses: $100

FINANCIAL AID - Since you are still a registered UHM student while on MIX, you continue to be eligible to receive financial aid and scholarships.  If you submit a ‘MIX Student Budget for Financial Aid Purposes’ form, UHM financial aid will take into consideration your overseas living and travel expenses when awarding your grants/loans. More info on Financial Aid & Scholarships for MIX    


What is a visa? A visa is an official stamp or document affixed within your passport that has been issued by a foreign government granting permission for entry into the country for a specific purpose.

MIX Students: It is your responsibility to obtain a student visa, if required. The information below is provided for reference purposes only; always consult your destination country's consulate website for the latest and most accurate information on visa requirements. Visa requirements may be different for U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens.

South Africa: Exchange students must apply for a Study Permit / Temporary Residence Permit prior to studying in South Africa for a semester or year.










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