ABOUT MAURITIUS

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Welcome to Mauritius

Mauritius is a fascinating paradise island. Its very name conjures up images of tropical luxury, cobalt-blue seas, white sandy beaches and luxury hotels.

The Mauritius tertiary enrolment rate is amongst the highest in Africa. It is home to a large number of local and international academic institutions. The benefits of studying in Mauritius can be summarized as follows:

  • Receive a world-class, internationally-recognized education
  • Feel at home in a socially, economically and politically stable society that blends cultures from Europe, Africa and Asia
  • Enjoy affordable education and living

As a student, you will find Mauritius to be a safe and affordable place to study. You are bound to make friends that will last a lifetime having shared with you the unique experience of studying in Mauritius.

KEY FACTS

Location 2,000 kilometres off the south east coast of Africa.

 

Size 1865 square kilometres.

 

Terrain A mixture of mountains, white sandy beaches, transparent lagoons, fast-flowing rivers, tropical forests and plants.

 

Temperature Sub-tropical climate. Summer lasts from October to May with temperatures averaging 27°C, while in the winter months temperatures average 22°C.

 

Languages English and French.

 

Population Hindu, Muslim, African, Chinese and European.

 

Leisure The island offers a variety of exciting leisure activities, restaurants, clubs or outdoor recreations and sports.