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Local Validations

Greenside Design Center prides itself on its numerous international credentials and relationships with institutions and associations worldwide. Our annual portfolio reviews (exams) are moderated by local design educators and verified by international designers and design educators. These reviews are performed across our graphic, interior and multimedia design courses and serve to benchmark our programmes against international ones.

Local Partners


Ivor Templer is a Board Member of the Design Education Forum of South Africa.


The South African Institute of the Interior Design Professions (IID) is the only professional body representing the Interior Design industry in South Africa.


The Pan-Afrikan Design Institute, represents the interest of design professionals and educators from numerous design disciplines across the continent of Afrika.

Local & International Validations


LUCA is a highly renowned school with campuses in five countries. GDC and LUCA signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2015, which facilitate annual student exchanges. View our students from the student exchange program.

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GDC prides itself on its numerous international credentials and holds annual portfolio exams are verified by international design educators. To date, GDC’s verifiers have come from numerous countries, most recently Denmark, Belgium, Australia, Israel and the U.S.

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