Stellenbosch University will be Africa’s leading research intensive university, globally recognised as excellent, inclusive and innovative, where we advance knowledge in service of society.
Our values relate to the beliefs and attitudes that guide our behaviour (‘our action guides’). All of the values are equally important, are interconnected and will inform SU’s ethics code.
Stellenbosch University is a research-intensive university where we attract outstanding students, employ talented staff and provide a world-class environment; a place connected to the world, while enriching and transforming local, continental and global communities.
Our attributes define the qualities and characteristics of the University. The following eight attributes embody what we stand for:
Enablers are the elements that make everything possible. They describe the capabilities, forces and resources that contribute to Stellenbosch University’s success. Achieving our vision and mission and implementing Strategic Framework 2019–2024 will not be possible without the enablers of:
- people (staff and students);
- sound finance;
- good governance; and
- good communication.
Strategic Framework 2019–2024
Core Strategic Themes