Varsity College Location

Varsity College Location

Varsity College is a private tertiary education institution located in South Africa. Founded in 1991, Varsity College forms part of the group of tertiary institutions operated by The Independent Institute of Education, South Africa’s largest and most accredited tertiary education institution.

The IIE is a wholly owned subsidiary of South African investment holding company ADvTECH Group Limited, and is responsible for developing, assessing, certifying, and overseeing the delivery of curricula at Varsity College’s eight campuses. Varsity College’s language of instruction is English.


Varsity College is the largest of the IIE tertiary institutions within the ADvTECH Group, with its National Office located in Durban North.

The Business School at Varsity College offers a variety of business-focused, predominantly part-time and short learning courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, aimed at working professionals. These include multiple management development programmes.

The executive head of the Varsity College is the Managing Director, currently Debbie Meyer, who has the overall responsibility for the policy and administration of the University. The academic departments of The IIE are divided into faculties, with each having a Faculty Head. Courses are grouped into Departments, run by Department Heads, at the campus level.

ADvTECH’s academic leadership and governance system incorporates the AAC and Senate. The AAC, which includes external leaders in education and business, advises the ADvTECH Board, Senate, and IIE on academic matters. The Senate is responsible, either directly or through its committees, for the structure and curriculum of all programmes, teaching and learning, libraries, research, and student conduct