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Graduate (Master's & PhD) Monthly Info Session

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US Consulate General-Johannesburg

1 Sandton Dr

Cnr Rivonia Rd

Sandton, GP 2196

South Africa

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This Session is for students who are interested in studying a Master's or PhD degree in the United States. This session will be an overview of the US Higher Education system, what goes into an application and how one researches the thousands of universities and narrows them down the choices to those that match their priorties (best fit approach).

This session is a requirement before any one-on-one appointments can be accomodated by the Adviser.

RSVPs must be received 2 days before date of the event.

Kind Regards,

EducationUSA Johannesburg


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Bring I.D. incase security guards ask you at entry.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Paid Parking is available at Sandton City Mall across the road (Sandton Drive or Rivonia Road entrances).

There is not parking available to the public at the consulate. Please contact us if you are disabled.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

A pencil & paper if you would like, but a general handout will be emailed to you after the event with all relavent checklists and information.

Do not bring any electronics, such as laptops, recording devices, mp3 player, etc. They will not be allowed in. There is very limited storage at security (you can leave your celluar device with them as they do have cubby holes).

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

At or

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

No, for security measure at the consulate it is imperative that we have correct identity information for the individuals coming into the consulate.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can go into your account and change registration information after the intial sign-up should you need to change anything.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, it will help security to identify that your are a legitamite attendee of the general session.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No, it is very important for the names to be correct to meet consulate security measures.

Is ther a cut-off time for entry into the event?

Yes, attendees will not be allowed in after 30 mins from start time as pertinent information will not have been heard, which is a prequiste for further advising.

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US Consulate General-Johannesburg

1 Sandton Dr

Cnr Rivonia Rd

Sandton, GP 2196

South Africa

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