Earth Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcom​e to the Department of Earth Sciences


 Studying Earth ​Sciences at SU?

​Are ​​you interested in Earth Sciences? 
Learn more about Earth Sciences - Studying Earth Sciences? - Job perspectives? more                  
Check in the 'Student​'​ section what it is about & how to apply.     

Recent news from the department

Contribution to the GSSA bulletin - click here

Recent publications

The You Yangs batholith in Southeastern 
Australia, the sources of its magmas and 
inferences for local crustal architecture

JD Clemens

BSc Earth Science student graduates after defeating the odds​
“There is this one specific day that I will never forget​... read more



Phytoplankton response in growth, 
photophysiology and community 
structure to iron and light in the 
Polar Frontal Zone and Antarctic 
JJ Viljoen, R Philiberta, N Van Horsten, T Mtshalib,
AN Roychoudhury, S Thomalla, S Fietz


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Don't miss the video our honours students made about their year and the honours tour:

 Earth Sciences

Find job-adds on Earthworks​​
​Check for bursaries on the 'opportunities' page
Events & Notices:

New student initiative:
The Geode​- a departmental newspaper Issue 2
Wednesday seminar
5 June 13.00-13.50


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​2018 publicaton list click here


2017 publication list​​