Welcome to Stellenbosch University

What is Our Role

​The Finance Division’s core function is to support SU in pursuing its institutional objectives by ensuring that the necessary services and information be provided that contribute towards efficient business processes and the efficient and effective communication of financial information.

The Division provides this service to a wide spectrum of interest groups (clients), including the following:
  • SU Council and other relevant subcommittees of Council;
  • SU Management;
  • staff at faculties and other support service environments;
  • students and their parents;
  • the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET);
  • local government;
  • donors and funders; and
  • suppliers.

The Finance Division’s clients and their needs form the core of the Division’s activities, which include:
  • day to day financial transactions and management;
  • financial planning and budgeting;
  • financial reporting;
  • acquisition services;
  • management of student fees and loans;
  • financial management of all SU’s assets, including cash flow; and
  • driving the implementation of the Mobility Plan.