Cost of living
Purchasing power of the Rand - A guide for prospective and new staff members
Please refer to http://www.iccfx.com/ for current exchange rates.
The following websites can be visited for current rates and prices.
Accommodation - rent or buy
- Steven Delit's Cape Town Property Information
- Pam Golding
- Seeff Properties
- Rawson Properties
- SA Home Loans
- Other accommodation in Cape Town
Please refer to the Staff housing website for current rates.
- Mercedes Benz
Should you become a member of the University's medical aid, discounts on cinema tickets are available through Discovery Health (Vitality).
Applicances and furniture
Utilities and services
- ESKOM (electricity)
- Rates - varies according to area
A list of schools in the Cape Town area can be found at the following site: Western Cape Education Department - Find a school search facility.
- Sports Science Institute of South Africa (discounted rate for UCT staff members)
- Planet Fitness
- Virgin Active
Membership prices will vary according to the gym. You will be required to pay a joining fee and a monthly membership fee.
Page last updated: 8 June 2017