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Do you want to further your studies? Looking for an institution that offers academic excellence? Direct your eyes to Stellenbosch University where applications are now open!

Stellenbosch University is amongst South Africa's leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates and rated scientists, and is recognised internationally as an academic institution of excellence. SU is in the top three universities of South Africa as well as in the top 300 of Universities worldwide. 

Not only will attending Stellenbosch University afford you with high quality education and resources, but it also has a picturesque and vibrant setting. Student culture is important at Stellenbosch where they aim to deliver vibrant student communities. SU is known as a residential campus with an active residential life, which makes residence placement sough-after among students. 

SU's graduates are sough-after in the workplace. However, the University also aims to deliver engaged citizens and responsible leaders, who are willing to use their expertise and skills to serve society.

SU has ten faculties:

  1. Agriculture Sciences
  2. Economic and Management Sciences
  3. Medicine and Health Sciences
  4. Engineering
  5. Military Sciences
  6. Arts and Social Sciences
  7. Science
  8. Education
  9. Law
  10. Theology

The University of Stellenbosch has 5 main campuses:

  • Main Campus found in Stellenbosch
  • Medicine and Health Sciences Campus found in Tygerberg
  • Military Sciences Campus based in Saldanha 
  • Economic and Management Sciences Campus  located in Bellville Park
  • Ukwanda Rural Clinic School found in Worcester

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How to Apply to Stellenbosch University

  1. Explore your options. For more information on the courses SU offers, click here.
  2. Take note of the closing dates for applications. Find them below. 
  3. Select your programme.
  4. Complete your application. Click here to log in and complete.
  5. Make sure you upload all your required documents. 
    • Final grade 11/12 results (if applicable, academic transcript)
    • Signed contract 
    • Proof of application fee payment (R100)
    • Non-SA citizens need to provide proof of permanent residence
    • Students with disabilities need to provide a student support form found here
    • Some faculties require additional specific documents
  6. Write the National Benchmark Test
  7. Monitor your application status here
  8. Apply for financial support

Application Closing Dates

6 April: Applications ​​​​open for all programmes.

3 May: Applications open for financial assistance at Stellenbosch University.

31 July:  Applications close for all undergraduate programmes.

31 July:  Residence applications close.

31 August: Applications close for Stellenbo​sch University financial assistance.

15 DecemberApplications close for Diploma in Public Accountability (Telematic Education).

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