Why study at Pearson Institute
of Higher Education?

The Leading International Higher Education Provider in SA

Pearson Institute is a part of Pearson, the world’s learning company. The Pearson education group is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges and has over 35 000 employees across the globe.

Personalised Learning Experience

Through our smaller class sizes you will interact more closely with our lecturers, which encourages better understanding, better results and promotes independent thinking. At Pearson Institute our students are our priority. They are at the heart of everything we do.

Locally Delivered

With 12 campuses across South Africa, Pearson Institute ensures flexibility to study at a location and in an environment that best suits you. Our campuses are strategically located in main centres allowing for maximum access.

Employability Initiatives

Producing employable graduates is a priority for Pearson Institute. We instil skills which are essential in becoming more employable, and our ongoing relationships with industry partners also enables us to assist our students in opening opportunities. Workshops and employability initiatives also occur throughout the academic year for the benefit of students.

About Pearson

As a learning company, with more than 35,000 employees in over 70 countries, Pearson is passionate about making change happen on a global scale. We are committed to creating social impact in everything we do. Through a combination of our quality products and services, external and internal campaigns, sustainability initiatives and social innovation, we support global and local educational causes and issues that help remove barriers to achieving better learning outcomes.


As part of the company’s organic growth in the direct delivery of learning, Pearson South Africa has acquired the Pearson Institute of Higher Education (formerly known as Midrand Graduate Institute) and CTI Education Group. Today, this group has 12 campuses, over 8 000 students and 35 different nationalities represented across our campuses in South Africa.


At Pearson Institute of Higher Education, we are committed to building successful communities through partnerships across the educational landscape – with ministries of education, industry, students, parents and teachers – to help people make progress in their lives through access to and enjoyment of learning. For we believe that wherever learning flourishes, so do people and economies.