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

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 new bursaries on the 'opportunities' page ! recently updated!!
Events & Notices:

New student initiative:
The Geode​ - a departmental newspaper
Wednesday seminar
17 April 13.00-13.50
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​2018 publicaton list click here


2017 publication list​​