Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Student Online Learning Support


Amidst the rapidly changing environment around us as a result of the spread of COVID-19, Stellenbosch University is focussed on creating platforms to ensure that our students can complete a successful academic year.
While contact classes have been temporarily suspended, the second term for Tygerberg Campus students is scheduled to start on 
20 April 2020 via online instruction.​

* The content of this webpage is dynamic and will continually be updated with useful resources and tips for students.


planning for online learning

Online learning provides convenience and flexibility, however there are some barriers that can stand in the way of online learning success, such as the feeling of being overwhelmed by a lot of information and tasks to accomplish. Therefore, we have provided some tips below on how to best plan your time, so that you effectively complete your tasks for learning. Below are suggestions on daily planning, weekly planning and monthly planning.


Guidelines for Online Learning

Planning for Online Learning

Preparing for Online Learning Infographic


tips for temporary online learning


Understanding online learning practices and expectations can be quite daunting as it offers a lot of flexibility in where and when you complete your coursework. However, that flexibility means that you need to take some extra steps to ensure successful online learning. Since you are not attending classes according to a set schedule you will find yourself with a lot of unstructured time and you may be unsure of what to do first and how to continue with your curriculum. Below, we have outlined 10 tips to help you stay focused and successful during this  transition to online

Tips for Temporary Online Learning

Tips for Containing Mobile Data Costs​​

tips for online communication (netiquette)

The term netiquette is derived from a combination of the word ‘net’ (from the internet) and the word ‘etiquette.’ This entails respecting the views of all online users and to display courtesy when posting your own views to any online discussion groups. Netiquette helps to ensure effective and respectful online communication.

Tips for Online Communication (Netiquette)

support for online learning

Technological Support:

Phone: 021 808 2222
Log a call:


General support:

Ms Sandra Josias:

Programme specific support:

Human Nutrition:
Occupational Therapy:
Speech, Language and Hearing: