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Any institution outside of Stellenbosch University who would like to promote and market their products and services on campus must do so via the Langenhoven Student Centre. Contact Sunette Brink on 021 808 3582 or email
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Conference Facilities
Stellenbosch University (SU) has various conference facilities available across its campuses.
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Guest Accommodation
The University owns apartments ideally located on campus. These apartments are available to academics (local and international), seminar-, conference-, workshop and/or short course attendants as well as parents and visitors during graduation ceremonies. Zenobia Davids
tel.+27 (0)21 808 9568
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Botanical Garden
The SU Botanical Garden with its BioBuild Centre (gift shop) and Katjiepiering Restaurant is situated in the historical centre of Stellenbosch. This compact garden enables one to view, within the span of an hour, an enormous variety of plants from across the globe. The Garden is open seven days per week from 08:00 – 17:00. Closed on certain public holidays. Free admission.

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The SU WordFest is a celebration of the word in its many context and varied forms – like poetry, prose, debate, different types of theatre and music. The focus is on Afrikaans but other languages which share geographical or other relationships (from, among ​​others, Africa and the Netherlands) with Afrikaans are also welcome. The festival focuses on students, pupils and the public in order to be as inclusive as possible.

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The new Conservatoire building was completed in 1978. This ultra-modern building with its exceptional acoustical qualities was designed by Colyn and Meiring. The building can accommodate approximately 140 full-time undergraduate students over and above many postgraduate and part-time students. With many concerts and recitals, the Conservatoire, and in particular the Endler Hall, plays a very important role in the cultural life of Stellenbosch.  
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University Museum
 The Art Museum houses the Stellenbosch University's permanent collection of paintings, graphic works and sculptures, as well as an anthropological collection. A cultural history section is also active in the Museum. Regular temporary art exhibitions of national and international artists are presented, as well as permanent exhibitions of the visual art collections, anthropological and cultural historical objects, and the University history.
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SU Art Gallery
The SU Art Gallery, a satellite of the Sasol Art Museum in the town centre, is operated as a semi-commercial gallery. The Art Gallery is situated in a building that once served as a Lutheran Church. It was designed and built in 1854 by the renowned architect and builder Carl Otto Hager. In 1969 the Rupert family donated the building to the University and it became the first University Museum.

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The SU Archives consist of collections of official documents, letters and photographs that reflect the history of the University. The mission of the Archives is to collect, preserve and make available all documents and photographic material relevant to history of the University and its predecessors, Victoria College and Stellenbosch College. An important component of the archive is the Watson-Lockley glass negatives collection which portrays life in Stellenbosch from the late 19th century until 1966.
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