5 Reasons To Study At Stellenbosch University

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The University of Stellenbosch is a university institution that has an excellent reputation in South Africa. Here are five reasons you may want to consider choosing Stellenbosch University as the institution to complete your studies.

It is ranked as one of the top universities in Africa and internationally. SU offers a wide variety of degrees to choose from, including law, medicine, dentistry, and engineering. There are also many opportunities for undergraduate research. 

Here are our top 5 reasons to study at Stellenbosch University:

  1.  It has the highest student success rate in the country.
  2. With 18 research chairs under the NRF South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChi), the University is regarded as a leader in the fields of biomedical tuberculosis research and management, wine biotechnology, animal sciences and mathematical biosciences.
  3. SU has ten faculties: AgriSciences, Economic and Management Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering, Military Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Education, Law and Theology.
  4. The main campus in the picturesque university town of Stellenbosch in the heart of the Western Cape winelands is quite an attraction for students. Stellenbosch is situated about 50 km from Cape Town and just 30 km from Cape Town International Airport.
  5. SU is known as a residential campus with an active residential life, which makes residence placement sough-after among students. 

Find more information on Stellenbosch University in our Where To Study directory.

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