South African Expats (SAFFAs) with Kids Take Six Months to Settle but it Makes Families Closer

Despite the benefits of raising a family abroad, parents and children alike take time to settle into their new life. However, the challenge can bring families closer together, according to new data. Almost half of expat parents say their children take longer than six months to feel at home in their new country, with 25% […]
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UK Student Visa – Study in the UK in 2018

As the end of the academic year in South Africa is approaching, the queries on how to qualify for a UK Student visa increase. Qualifications from British educational institutions are held in high esteem and are highly sought after. As it is relatively easy for young South Africans wanting to study in the UK to […]
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Belgium invites Catalans to claim asylum, but not Boers and Afrikaners, who are also being oppressed and persecuted?

A Belgian minister has said “Catalan people who feel politically threatened can ask for asylum in Belgium. That includes President Puigdemont. This is 100 percent legal,” Theo Francken, the state secretary for asylum and migration, told public broadcaster VRT late on Saturday. Catalonia’s president (now in exile), Carles Puigdemont, says he’s not seeking asylum in Belgium, after fleeing […]
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Elderly Dependent Visa – bringing your parents or grandparents to the UK

The UK Elderly Dependent Visa offers the opportunity for a UK sponsor to bring an elderly dependent to the UK. One of the biggest concerns for expats is whether their parents will be able to join them in the UK. This is, of course, an understandable concern, as it is often difficult for parents and/or […]
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Piccadilly Rooftop Live Music Party @ Century Club

Starts in 1 day Fri 20 Oct 18:30 – Sat 21 Oct 03:00 Address:- Century Club 61-63 Shaftesbury Ave, W1D 6LQ London We are thrilled to invite you to our next Official Event at Century Club, a private members venue in Piccadilly, the heart of London! The first 100 attendees will receive a free welcome […]
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Gala dinner in the UK raises £125000 towards SA literacy programme

Last week, a gala dinner was hosted to raise a significant amount of money towards literacy in South Africa. An array of auction lots gifted by artists, designers, writers, vineyards and conservation lodges completed the fundraising effort made possible by the Great and Good. Around £125 000 was raised thanks to the Brenley Trust, Linklaters […]
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SAFFA LADIES LUNCH – WIMBLEDON

EVENT DETAILS & LOCATION Event Date 21-Oct-2017 13:00 Location Nando’s Wimbledon,Russell Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QN, UK It’s time for another kuiertjie… Will be nice to see familiar faces and new ones. Please do come and join us… it’s always good fun…not forgetting loads of laughter.  
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How to emigrate to the UK by studying at a UK University

UK universities are recognised as some of the best in the world, albeit very liberal, meaning graduates are in high-demand in the local job market. What’s more, if you study in the UK on a Tier 4 (General) student visa, it’s far easier to get a job in the UK and switch to a Tier […]
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Five things you should never say to a South African – Unless you’re trying to annoy them

We’ve all been there – you meet someone for the first time and that moment they realise you’re South African, they suddenly start spouting random comments on your ethnicity, childhood, experiences or just ask the most annoying questions ever. Here are a few of the most common things people say that annoy South Africans. “Where […]
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A SAFFA AND THE U.K WEATHER

This story I dedicate to all the Saffas still coming to the U.K. Die Weer in die plek will be your no 1 topic of discussion, ok, listen nou ne!! julle moet sommer nou al verstaan voor jy op daai plane klim, die weer hier is nie soos in SA nie, this place can freeze […]
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