Travel & accommodation

About Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town, on the slopes of Table Mountain, is the setting for the conference experience. Cape Town is ideally placed to welcome delegates from Africa and around the world, with many international airlines offering direct flights to Cape Town or flights connecting in Johannesburg. November in Cape Town, and you can expect beautiful, wind-free days, with average minimum temperatures of 15°C and average maxima of 25°C.

For more information about Cape Town and its many tourism and sight-seeing offerings, please view the Cape Town tourism site:  HERE

 

Conference Venue: the Vineyard Hotel and Conference Centre

The Vineyard hotel offers secluded accommodation nestled on an eco-award winning riverside estate, overlooking the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, and conveniently located on the edge of the city.

Vineyard Hotel

The award winning Vineyard conference centre is one of South Africa’s true green venues, favoured for its unique urban location, multi-purpose facilities and a highly experienced event team.

View the Vineyard Hotels website for further information: HERE

Vineyard ConferenceCentre Vineyard ConferenceCentre 2

 

Visa Information

On entry to South Africa, a visitor’s permit is required for international travellers who have permanent residence outside South Africa, and who wish to visit the country on a temporary basis for tourism or business purposes for a period of 90 days or less. HECU 2018 will provide you with a visa invitation letter if required. The permit’s period of validity is calculated from the date of entry into the country. Requirements for visitor’s visas differ from country to country and each application is treated as an individual case. Please make enquiries with your nearest South African mission or consulate to see if you need to apply for a visa.

See visa requirements by country

 

Important information for those travelling to South Africa with minors under the age of 18 years: Minors (children under the age of 18 years) are required to produce, in addition to their passport, an Unabridged Birth Certificate (showing the particulars of both parents) as well as written permission from both parents/ guardians authorising the child’s travel when entering/ exiting South African ports of entry.

 

Accommodation Options

  • Suggested accommodation is shown below.
  • Please contact the hotel directly to confirm and make payment.
  • Book early to avoid disappointment.
  • The suburbs surrounding the conference venue also have good options for Bed & Breakfast and Airbnb accommodation available.

SOUTHERN SUN NEWLANDS HOTEL
7 Main Road, Newlands, Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 683 6562

 

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Web: https://www.tsogosun.com/southern-sun-newlands

 

Rates
Single Standard Room: R1 595.00 per room per night
Double room: R1 795.00 per room per night

 

Distance to The Vineyard Hotel - 5-minute drive
approximately 1.3 km.
Estimated Uber cost – Uber XL R31-R34 per trip

 

Booking Reference: HECU09 Conference

PARK INN HOTEL by RADISSON - NEWLANDS
10 Hemlock Street, Newlands, Cape Town 7700
Tel: (+27) 21 822 6500

 

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Web: https://www.parkinn.com/hotel-capetown-newlands

 

Rates
Standard Single Room: R 2 100.00 per room per night

 

Distance to The Vineyard Hotel – 5-6 minutes drive
approximately 1.4 km
Estimated Uber cost – Uber XL R31-R35 per trip

 

Booking Reference: HECU09 Conference

THE VINEYARD HOTEL
Colinton Rd, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700
Tel: +27 21 657 4500

 

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Web: www.vineyard.co.za

 

Rates
Single room: R 2 255.00 per person per night
Double room: R 2 755.00 per person per night

Any queries please contact:
Janet Sirmongpong at the Conference Management Centre, University of Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 406 6348 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

Call For Proposals

Theme: Contemporary Higher Education: Close-up research in changing times

HECU 9 invites participants to consider, from a range of theoretical and contextual perspectives, the roles, work, and purposes of contemporary higher education in challenging times.


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Registration

 

 

Early Registration  - up to 16 August 2018 R5600

Late Registration - from 17 August 2018    R6000

Student and day rates available.

 

Click here to register online.

Click here for online payment

 

 

Contact Us

The conference is being organised by

Reneé Smit 

Delia Marshall

Sherran Clarence

 

The conference administrator is Belinda Chapman at the University of Cape Town’s Conference Management Centre.

 Please get in touch if you have any questions.