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Monday, November 10, 2014


(Prospective students have an opportunity to look at
some of the practical sides of life at AFDA)

The AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) Durban Campus will host a Mini Open Day on November 15 at the Glen Anil Campus. Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend and will have the opportunity to learn more about what courses the campus has to offer in film, television or performance.

Boasting world class facilities and complementary staff, AFDA is listed by the Council on Higher Education as one of the top six private universities in South Africa and is world-renowned. Its history dates back to 1994 in Johannesburg with six students and a rented television set. In 20 years, AFDA has grown to become amongst the finest of its kind with three fully-equipped and functioning campuses. The school has a unique learning system that provides students with authentic undergraduate and postgraduate learning environments that are relevant to career opportunities both locally and international.

The Durban Campus opened its doors in 2013 with 63 enrolled students. In 2014, the number has multiplied to 130 students. Courses offered are fully-accredited Undergraduate degrees with 22 different specializations across three schools which are Film, Television and Performance.

In the Mini Open Day presentation, prospective students will receive clear details regarding courses on offer and opportunities. They will be able to watch a short film and tour the campus and mingle with students. For those interested prospective 2015 applicants, appointment slots with an AFDA staff to discuss the course further will take place on the same day. However, booking in advance is advised. Learners that are currently in matric, have finished school or in grade 11 are welcome to attend with parents.

The Mini Open Day will take place on November 15 from 10h00 to 11h00 at the Glen Anil Campus which is located at 2a Highdale Road in Glen Anil. The programme will begin at 10 with appointment bookings before from 09h00 and after until 12noon. Interested parties should contact Milena Gevers to confirm their attendance on or call 031 569 2252.