Varsity College My VC

Varsity College My VC

Varsity College My VC, VCLearn is an online learning environment which has been designed using an activity-based approach to learning; affording students greater accessibility and flexibility, as well as encouraging engagement and collaboration beyond the VC classroom.


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 offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate tertiary qualifications, falling within a variety of The IIE’s faculties, as well as a number of workshops and short courses. Emphasis is placed on creating an academic environment consisting of small lecture groups, interactive lectures, the use of modern technology in the educational space, and lecturers who are actively engaged in their respective professional fields, so as to bring industry experience into the learning environment. Modes of delivery include full-time, part-time, and distance education.

Tuition for a number of courses from other institutions, such as Unisa and UFS, is available on Varsity College campuses.