Earth Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Department of Earth Sciences

The Mission and Vision

Our vision is that the Department will provide the best possible environment within which both staff and students can maximise their potential, for the benefit of South Africa, through sound and practical training in our disciplines, research and scholarship. Read more ...




 Postgrad at SU Earth ​Sciences?

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 Are you interested ? Check here.                   ​Research field work at Baringhup pluton..​
Don't miss the video our honours students made about their year and the honours tour:

 Earth Sciences



MSc defences

Jason Indongo:
The lithological and structural characterization of the Sperlingsputs Shear Zone in Southern Namibia


Thendo Netshidzivhe
A petrographic, geochemical and geochronological study of mafic sills within the Transvaal Supergroup, east of the Bushveld Igneous Complex

 ​Two high school from Strand visit the Department of Earth Sciences read more...​