Durban is a beautiful hotspot on the eastern coastline of South Africa. Here are 4 reasons why you should make Durban your Summer destination!
1. Cultural Diversity – Durban is one of the most culturally diverse cities in South Africa. Durban has the largest Indian population outside of Asia. Due to the rich multicultural atmosphere, students have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in Durban life. An easy way to do this is to sample all of the amazing cuisine that’s available–Indian, Cape Malay and, of course, Traditional Zulu and Xhosa cooking. Eat until your heart’s content!
2. Groundbreaking Research – The University of KwaZulu-Natal is known for its ground-breaking HIV/AIDS research that has had a major impact on South Africa as a whole. Students have the opportunity to learn from the university’s world-class faculty.
3. It’s a beach-lover’s dream -Durban is also known for its amazing beaches and waterfront activities. If students are in to water sports, they will LOVE what Durban has to offer! From surf lessons to water skiing, Durban gives students access to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches!
4. Growing by Giving Back! The Durban Summer program allows students to participate in service-learning projects. These programs enable students to grow professionally, academically, and personally through participating in various volunteer projects. Whatever cause the student is passionate about–childcare, environmental sustainability, healthcare–there is a volunteer placement that will work for them!
BONUS: 5. The price for a Durban Summer has just been reduced by $300!