Cape Town Office & Staff


Ouma Mpela, Resident Director

Ouma was born in a small town called Litchenburg in the North Province of South Africa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Potchefstroom, and in 1998 she began her postgraduate studies in Human Resources Management at the University of Cape Town. In 2000 Ouma joined the staff of the International Academic Programmes Office (IAPO) at the University of Cape Town. Ouma is member of NAFSA in the US, as well as the International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA). Ouma is married and enjoys spending her free time with her two children. 



Veritas Cape Town Office

Conveniently located on campus at the University of Cape Town, the Veritas office allows students to stop in whenever they have a chance. Campus shops and restaurants are located around the office making it an ideal location for students. During the normal office hours, students will gather for meetings with the Resident Director, find out about upcoming excursions, learn about activities and cultural events, and utilize academic and travel resources.