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The Vision, Mission Statement and Strategic Plan of the Bible Institute of South Africa

The Vision
Our Vision is for the gospel to be proclaimed in every Church, market place and society.

Mission Statement
• Who we are:
We are a non-denominational, international, theological college committed to the evangelical faith of our confessing protestant reformational heritage.
• What we do:
We equip Christian men and women in Biblical truth and ministry in order to fulfil the Great Commission in Africa and throughout the world.
• Who we serve:
We serve the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Strategic Plan
We accomplish this by providing training for Christian service that is:
• Academically and practically integrated
• Accessible to existing students and potential Christian Leaders
• Appropriate for the students we serve
• Accredited by education authorities and recognised by the Church

We accomplish our vision by:
• Having well-qualified faculty as lecturers
• Having a good relationship with the Church
• Having a good library and a good support system for the students

Potential Student Requirements
• The potential student must be a Christian and must be a regular participant in a local church
• The student must come with a recommendation from a church leader
• The student must be prepared for rigorous academic study
• Full-time students must understand that they will participate in compulsory part-time supervised ministry field work
• The student must be willing to study in an inter-denominational environment in which students come from a variety of church backgrounds
• The student must be willing to understand and study the reformational theological position that will be presented by BISA in the courses.

Provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training until 31 December 2023 as a private higher education institution under the Act. Registration certificate No. 2018/HE08/002

Academic Choice
Personal Information
Contact Information
Emergency Contact
Method of Delivery: Online or On Campus (incl. Gap year)

Important: Please download and read the below document(s) for the mode of delivery you want to apply for (Online or On Campus).

Online Programme

 - DLP/Online cover letter.

On Campus Programme

Kalk Bay/Residential cover letter.

Medical Report.   * Please ask your doctor to fill out the medical health report.

Payment of fees

All fees (tuition and accommodation) are to be paid up front at the start of the semester


Payment plan
- 25% of course fees to be paid on registration day plus R250.00 for the use of the monthly payment plan at the commencement of each semester (this will cover any interest as no interest to be charged each month)
- Three subsequent payments of 25% of course fees. For the 1 st Semester payments to be made end of February, March and April. For the 2nd Semester payments to be made at the end of August, September and October
- If after the 2nd month of the semester 50% of course fees have not been paid, the student will be withdrawn from BISA Online and will not be allowed to attend class. Once the account has been bought up to date they may return to class and BISA Online account will be reactivated.
- Any student who does not comply with the payment plan will not be allowed to write their final exams and will receive a fail for the course.
- Students living on campus will need to vacate their rooms if fees are not paid on time.
- Please note that if you do not complete the course you are still liable for all outstanding fees.

General Information
Christian Experience

If you hold or have held a position of leadership in the Church please specify

Employment History
  • Description of job/position

  • Name and address of employer

  • Dates (from – to)

  • BISA reserves the right to contact the referees directly

  • It is customary to ask one’s referees for permission to name them

  • A referee should know the applicant well, but may not be a family member.

Additional Referees - TWO

None of whom should be family members

Present Employer

Not required to submit a referee form, but BISA reserves the right to contact your employer

Conditions of Acceptance

I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the foregoing information is correct. Should my application be successful I would be willing to comply with the regulations of BISA, submitting myself to the discipline of the college for the duration of my training. Should I be enrolled at BISA I undertake to the best of my ability and by the grace of God to conduct myself in a manner worthy of the Lord, so that my conduct and behaviour do not compromise my Christian testimony or bring the witness of BISA into disrepute.

I understand the financial implications of enrolling at BISA and undertake to comply with the financial stipulations


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