Frequently asked questions
Welcome to our FAQ section! Here, you'll find answers to the most commonly asked questions about our product/service. If you can't find what you're looking for, feel free to contact us and we'll be happy to help.
Yes, The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (reg.no. 2007/HE07/002). Company registration number: 1987/004754/07. To legally offer higher education qualifications in South Africa an institution must be registered with the Department and its qualifications must be accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee of the Council on Higher Education and registered on the National Qualifications Framework by Southern African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
IIE Rosebank College is a private higher education institution – an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). For more information on The IIE registration status, visit http://www.dhet.gov.za/SitePages/DocRegisters.aspx
Rosebank College is an educational brand of The IIE and a site of delivery for the IIE qualifications.
You can choose to study full-time: face-to-face, online or through blended learning.
IIE Postgrad Diploma in Digital Business, IIE Degrees, Diploma and Higher Certificates are offered at IIE Rosebank College campuses.
Rosebank College is an educational brand of The IndependentInstitute of Education (The IIE). The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997 (reg. no. 2007/HE07/002). The IIE is internationally accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), and a leading registered provider of private higher education in South Africa.
The Ethics Hotline is used to report unethical behaviour. Through the ethics hotline you will be able to report any activity of which you have a reasonable suspicion that could undermine the safety of the teaching and learning environment or the integrity and reputation of the qualifications. This could then include cheating in assessments or assessment leaks, pressure from anyone to carry out any activity in exchange for a favour including but not limited to succeeding in an assessment or module; sale or trading of illegal substances; intimidation; harassment, dishonesty, theft or fraud.
The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) in South Africa. The Independent Institute of Education is the largest private higher education institution in South Africa, operating across 24 sites and offering more than 130 registered and accredited higher education programmes.
Unfortunately, we do not offer any accommodation to students; however, accommodation providers are available on Campus during the registration period to assist with any questions you might have.
Please enquire directly with the Campus of your choice.
Accronyms Explained FAQs
The South African Qualification Authority is the statutory body responsible for registering qualification and part qualifications as recommended by the relevant Quality Council on the National Qualifications Framework. Recognised international and other qualifications are evaluated for equivalence to South African qualifications by its Directorate: Foreign Qualifications Evaluation and Advisory Services (DFQEAS). SAQA issues a Certificate of Evaluation upon review of such applications.
The Independent Institute of Education.
National Senior Certificate.
National Certificate (Vocational).
Via WhatsApp: 087 240 6457. OR to the Email Address provided by the Call Centre Agent assisting you. OR Upload them on your Application Portal.
You can register online or visit your nearest Campus. You can also send a WhatsApp text to 087 240 6457 or call us on 0860 144 886, and one of our consultants will assist you accordingly.
Cancellation Policy per Contract Terms and Conditions and application fees are non-refundable.
Yes. Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
Yes - if you still have any problems, you can contact your Campus of choice.
You need to apply first to get your application ID.
2023 Academic Year
27 February 2023.
20 -24 February 2023.
Timetables are available online already; once you are registered, you will be able to access them.
You can access your academic transcript on the Student Information System (SIS) under My Results.
Timetables for both classes and assessments are available on the SSO link. Your timetable will detail your class times. It also indicates who your lecturer is.
Yes, if you have not started with classes.
Application forms are available on the Campus where you are currently attending. Please speak to the Client Services team- Your Academic Operation Administrator can assist you with the forms.
Steps to follow to upload documents on SIS:
Step 1: Log onto your Student SIS Account
Step 2: Access My Profile and select Documents
Step 3: To add a document, click on the icon with the + sign
Step 4: Select a Document Type from the drop-down list and upload
the required document.
Step 5: Press Save.
You can order your student card when ordering your study material on WizeBooks.
The end of February of each academic year. Application date may vary depending on mode of offering, faculty or qualification.
kindly refer to the terms and conditions of the contract. Please note that application fees are non-refundable.
Refunds on cancellations/de-registration are dependent on the point of de-registration/cancellation as per the Terms and Conditions of contract.
No, IIE Rosebank College does not offer Bursaries. NSFAS also does not fund private colleges.
A ticket can be logged on IIE RC Assist, Financial Administrator at Campus or contact debtor’s department 0871091828/0861744687.
IIE Rosebank College does not offer bursaries, does not accept NSFAS, as IIE Rosebank College is a private Institution.IIE Rosebank College does not offer bursaries, does not accept NSFAS, as IIE Rosebank College is a private Institution.
The deposit is non-refundable.
- You can pay online or via the link that you are sent.
- You can also pay EFT via the IIE Rosebank College website/ bank or ATM deposit/ via Internet or cellphones banking. Please use your Student Number as reference.
Financing your fees
We unfortunately do not offer bursaries. We do however, accept external bursaries and study loans.
Graduate Empowerment Programme
The Graduate Empowerment Programme (GEP) was initiated in 2012 by IIE Rosebank College to address graduate unemployment in South Africa. Through career coaching sessions, IIE graduates are taught to effectively apply and interview for employment, thus empowering them with the tools they need to increase their chances of securing employment. It is our priority to produce highly employable IIE graduates who have the knowledge, skills, competence and confidence they need to become valued assets within any organisation.
Each Campus aims to place 80% of current IIE graduates within their graduation year. Over 15 000 IIE graduates have been placed in employment since 2012.
No, however, IIE Rosebank College has a strong focus on preparing graduates for the world of work through our Graduate Empowerment Programme. Furthermore, we have career centres with a track record of giving students a head start.
IIE Distance Learning
- Study materials Ebooks (textbooks) are included with your tuition fees
- No application fee for distance/Online learning
- Flexibility and the freedom to study around work and other commitments
- Study from home or from any other location that is convenient for you
- Study at your own pace, in your own time
- Affordable payment terms that suit your pocket
- Distance/Online learning is generally less expensive than face-to-face tuition. You save on transport and accommodation costs that usually come with face-to-face tuition
- And most importantly, you can have a full-time job and study at the same time
IIE Distance/Online Learning
Applications for The IIE distance/online qualifications are open and can be made on www.rosebankcollege.co.za.
Follow these simple steps and register today.
- Click on Register to create your registration profile.
- Complete the online registration contract.
- Pay deposit via our website.
- Upload supporting documents and proof of payment.
IIE Faculty of Education
To ensure you have the correct information we highly recommend that you speak to a Student Advisor or call center on 080 012 7542.
Online applications and registrations
To apply online, click apply on our website. Complete all the required fields and click submit.
National Senior Certificate.
Application fees can be paid at the bank or online, via our website, click here to make a payment on our website., You will then be required to email (your consultant will give you the relevant email address) or take your proof of payment to your nearest campus. The application and registration fee/s is non-refundable.
Go to IIE Rosebank College website, click IIE RC Assist, and follow the prompts. You can also log a ticket via our WhatsApp Bot 067 928 1311. Save the number on your phone as RC BOT; you then type in the word “Hi” and follow the prompts.
A detailed how-to guide can be accessed on the student portal.
Studying at Rosebank College
You can enquire, apply and register on our website: www.rosebankcollege.co.za or at one of our campuses. Please ensure that you have the following on hand should you choose to apply/register – certified copy of your ID and account payer’ ID, certified copy matric results and application fee (non-refundable).
NB: Admission criteria vary on the type of qualification.
If you are an international student, you must ensure that:
- You have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
- Your equivalent qualification is evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
- You have a valid study visa from the Department of Home Affairs issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.
- Degree exemption from Universities South Africa, formerly Higher Education South Africa (HESA):
The Matriculation Board of Universities South Africa regulates admission to bachelor degree studies by requiring all applicants who are completing or have completed their schooling outside of South Africa or through a system other that the South African National Senior Certificate examinations to fulfil the criteria that the Board has set for that system. For international students, the procedure in "The International Student Handbook – Appendix 1" must be followed and for South African students, The IIE "Conditional Admissions Based on not Meeting Entrance Requirements-: South African Students - Application and Monitoring Procedure" must be followed. Universities South Africa issues a certificate of exemption (conditional or complete) to such applicants. Students who have been issued with a degree exemption certificate must still meet any specific/additional admission requirements of The IIE degree programmes in order to qualify for admission.
To avoid any disappointment we recommend that you register and pay your deposit, especially when applying in January and February. If you are an international student refer to the international student section on the FAQ document.
Please note the application fee is non-refundable and a different application fee applies for international students. Contact us for more information.
Early bird Application Fee: 1 Mar-31 December: R150, thereafter R300.
No Application fee for online courses
Rosebank College unfortunately does not have accommodation on our campuses, however, we recommend that students may consult South Point or DigsConnect accommodation providers.
Your registration is pending until you have paid a non-refundable R1 600 registration fee and met all admission requirements.
Suppose you have completed an IIE Higher Certificate or Diploma and would like to further your studies. In that case, you can enroll for another IIE qualification. Kindly note that all admission requirements for the new IIE qualification will still apply.