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Does learning leave
you wanting more?

Craft your own individual journey by selecting one of our five program Power Ups to enhance your summer experience.

More power to you.

Our program Power Ups are designed to be intellectually nourishing and stimulating. We focus on cutting-edge topics, with lecturers and guest key-note speakers who are the top in their field.

Drawing on students from all courses, Power Ups will expose you to useful frameworks and tools in the topic/s that you’ve chosen and most importantly, provide a place and community where we will discuss wide-ranging issues through assigned readings, reflections, and in-class exercises.

Power Ups can be selected in the finalization steps of your application.

Course Power Ups will typically take place from 5–7 PM one or two evenings a week, while Experience Power Ups will typically happen over a 3 day weekend.

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Creative Content
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Deep Cultural Immersion
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Garden Route Extreme

Explore your options

Virtual Reality Short Course

Format: 8 Lessons over 4 weeks

Price: $750

Learn about the principles of Virtual Reality technology. Build your own reality and escape physical limits. Create immersive virtual experiences. Communicate a vision seamlessly.

Outcomes

By the end of this Power Up, you will have created and deployed a VR application. You will understand the physical principles of VR and you will use that knowledge to create a comfortable, high-performance VR application.

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Fintech and Blockchain Short Course

Format: 8 Lessons over 4 weeks

Price: $750

Disruptive financial technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain are dramatically changing the finance landscape. Learn about opportunities for disruption in the financial sector, and how to conceptualise and build new business models with new technology.

Outcomes

By the end of this Power Up, you will understand the landscape of fintech innovation, now and what it might look like in the future. You will be able to develop disruptive innovations that can be incorporated into fintech business models.

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Creative Content Short Course

Format: 8 Lessons over 4 weeks

Price: $750

Through exploring a variety of creative approaches, this course will teach you various strategies to build and hone your creative skills, and generate unique, deeply impactful content ideas.

Outcomes

By the end of this Power Up, you will be able to use a variety of media (including photography, videography, drone footage) to create your own creative content. You will also learn how to script a compelling narrative to make your content come to life.

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Deep Cultural Immersion Short Course

Format: 8 Lessons over 4 weeks

Price: $750

What do you know about South Africa? Join us, and your fellow classmates, on a deep cultural immersion that will give you a unique appreciation of the tragic and beautiful history of South Africa. Navigate your way around our country with a basic knowledge of some of South Africa's 11 official languages and work and play with South Africans from all walks of life.

Outcomes

By the end of this Power Up, you will have gained a unique perspective on the history of South Africa. You will have visited places seldom seen by other visitors to our country. You will have gained a basic proficiency in Afrikaans and isiXhosa, and you will have helped local entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level, and played soccer with them, too.

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Garden Route Extreme Short Adventure

Format: 3 day weekend

Price: $750

Join us, and your classmates, on an epic highlights package of the beautiful Garden Route. Go on safari with the Big Five, experience the beauty and diverse landscapes of the Western and Eastern Capes, and test your courage with bungee jumping!

Note that this Power Up will take place over a 3 day weekend during the first four weeks of your program. The schedule is not yet cast in stone, however, to allow flexibility to change according to need and weather.

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"iXperience managed to find a VR teacher who may well be the best versed VR developer in Africa. At its core, the iX philosophy is really about how to live and improve your life by expanding your comfort zone and staying motivated to learn more."

– Mark Steelman, iX 2017, Duke University.