Information Governance
Welcome to Stellenbosch University
​​​​​​​​​​Framework for Governance of Personal Information


Stellenbosch University is committed to protecting the privacy of our students, employees, and partners, in line with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) as well as related South African legislation, global leading practices, and our commitment to good institutional governance.  To help achieve this goal, SU has established a data privacy regulation to articulate the institutional stance on privacy; and clarify POPIA's principles within SU's institutional context and values.

Policies and reg​​​ula​​tio​n​​s 

Incident and breach reporting

If you suspect a potential incident involving personal information or a breach of personal information, please report it through:

Ask a privacy expert

​We offer the following privacy-related internal consulting and advisory services, including:

  • Workshop-based training and awareness sessions
  • Facilitated privacy impact assessments
  • Guest speaking

To request one of these services or to ask us a general question about privacy, do so through our service desk.​


Personal Information Impact Assessment (for internal users only) : 
Assess the value of and risks involved with personal i​nformation you plan to collect or process.

​Gu​idance n​​​​otes​

Training & Workshops​​


Training can be arranged on request.


General enquiries:​​