About CityVarsity

Leading the media and creative education sector in South Africa, CityVarsity offers Degrees, Advanced Diplomas, Diplomas and Certificates. With a proud legacy of 22 years, CityVarsity is the specialist creative and media college of choice.


Born from the need to provide a quality creative education, Educor saw CityVarsity open its doors in 1996. The steady growth included two all-encompassing creative state-of-the-art campuses in Johannesburg and in Cape Town. CityVarsity specialises in disciplines such as Film, Television and Media Arts, including industry competitive courses in animation across all divisions.

Technology and creativity have hand in hand revolutionised the way we view creatively inspired careers in the digital age. The dynamic environment that CityVarsity is known for, empowers students to express their creativity and develop their unique talents, while acquiring the technical ability that they will need to access the job market and build professional career paths. Courses are offered as Degrees, Higher Diplomas, Diplomas and Certificates:

Bachelor of Arts:
Professional Acting for Camera

Advanced Diploma in
Animation and new Media

Advanced Diploma in Film and
Television Production Techniques

Advanced Diploma in
Multimedia Design and Production

Advanced Diploma in
Professional Acting for Camera

Advanced Diploma in
Sound Engineering

Diploma in Animation

Diploma in Film and Television Production Techniques

Diploma in Professional Acting
for Camera

Diploma in Professional Photography

Diploma in Professional Photography - Art direction

Diploma in Sound Engineering

Higher Certificate in Journalism:
Print and Digital Media

Higher Certificate in
Motion Picture Make-up

Higher Certificate in New Media Development


City Varsity (Pty) Ltd is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act No. 101 of 1997 and accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registration Certificate No: 2001/HE07/004.