Friends of Design’s early bird applications officially close on 30 August 2019, leaving prospective students just over a month to get in on the incredible academic deals on offer. Apply now (using June/July results if you’re currently in matric) and save as much as 15% on your annual tuition!  

What are you waiting for? It’s time to find your tribe! 

Download the application form, here. 

Why choose Friends of Design? 

As a small, independent and hands-on academy, Friends of Design has a surprisingly large reputation within the creative industry. Well-known and respected for its ability to hone creative talents into industry-ready professionals with the grit to succeed, 90% of Friends of Design students find employment in their field of study within 3 months of graduation. 

But studying a creative career isn’t just about joining the workforce. It’s about realising the talent buried inside you and learning how to turn your passion into a career that feeds your inner spark. The Friends of Design student experience is specifically designed to help you do exactly that, giving you the skills you need to excel not only in your chosen field, but also in life. 

Visit us at our open day on 14 September to learn more about the unique, passionate and supportive environment that is the Friends of Design Academy of Digital Arts. Register online to attend and to avoid disappointment, as space is limited. 

2020 Early Bird Specials 

Early birds who get their application forms in before 30 August 2019 qualify for a massive 15% discount on annual tuition fees if accepted. That means your full year’s tuition at Friends of Design will cost only R65 000! 

The academy also offers some amazing early bird payment specials, including: 

  • An additional 5% discount and a free iPad Mini if you pay your annual fees in full before 12 January 2020. 
  • A 2% discount if you pay your annual fees in two, equal instalments on or before 12 January 2020 and 3 June 2020. 

Alternatively, pay in 11x easy monthly debit instalments starting in February 2020 and ending in December 2020. 

How to apply 

Applying to Friends of Design is easy! 

Step 1: Find your tribe – read our full time course prospectus here. 

Step 2: Click here to download the enrolment application form. 

Step 3: Complete the form in full (incomplete applications will not be considered). 

Step 4: Email the form and all supporting documents to 

Step 5: Wait to hear back from our awesome team. 

Best of luck to the future class of 2020! See you in February.