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Welcome & Orientation Programme


The welcome and orientation programme will take place in the week of 20 July.​ 

​Tuesday, 21 July
​Wednesday, 22 July
​Thursday, 23 July
​Friday, 24 July
  • Overview 
  • Welcoming and Introduction​
  • Introduction to the Global Education Centre
  • Global Learning through virtual mobility

  • Debriefing
  • Registration and Academic Information
  • Finance Information​
  • Debriefing
  • Free Day​
  • ​Online Platform Training
  • Matie Buddy Online Meeting
  • Welcome Vocktail

The detailed programme can be downloaded here.

Technical Requirements for the Orientation Week

All live sessions will be conducted on the Microsoft Teams platform and for that reason it is important to take note of the following technical requirements.

Installing Microsoft Teams:

We strongly recommend that you install Microsoft Teams on your device beforehand.

Go to this link and click on Download Teams.

Follow the prompts to install the app on your computer. When prompted, enter your Stellenbosch University email address and password. It is not a problem if you don’t have a Stellenbosch University username or account, just follow these instructions​.

Session Requirements:

  • ‘Arrive’ 5 - 10 minutes before the start of the seminar.
  • Make sure that your speakers are not muted.
  • When entering the session mute your mic and turn off your video using the buttons at the bottom of your screen.

Pre-recorded Orientation Sessions

Below you will find various pre-recorded sessions to help orientate yourself in terms of starting a new semester at Stellenbosch University. ​It is important to review them before attending the live sessions in the welcoming week. You can also later return to these sessions if you need a recap.



  • Angelo Jephtha
  • Email: acj(at)​