Center for Student Counseling & Development
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Services on Campus



Financial aid

If you need financial support to help cover your study or accommodation fees, contact Ms Lynette Williams at at the Centre for Bursaries and Loans, Division Student Access  or the Contact and Client Service Centre at  021 808 9111. For National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) bursaries, apply via 

The Writing Laboratory

The Language Centre's Writing Laboratory at 44 Banghoek Street offers help with writing skills and with the writing of essays and assignments. Contact Ms Anne-Mari Lackay on 021-808-2167 in this regard.

Campus Health Service

Doctors and nurses are available at the Campus Health Service at 7 Claassen Street (next to Metanoia residence) on the Stellenbosch campus. Phone them on 021-808-3496/3494. The Campus Health Service on the Tygerberg campus is situated in the Student Centre in Francie van Zijl Drive. Alternatively, you can call 021-938-9590. You may also contact the psychologist on the Tygerberg campus at 021-938-9590.

Orientation session


The Disability Unit offers an orientation session for new students during the welcoming week of the University in January. Students are advised to attend this session and to remain in contact thereafter. It is also recommended that students visit the University the year before they intend to study at SU and familiarise themselves with the University environment. Email us at for more information 


SU Risk Management & Campus Security 


Contact Stellenbosch Campus control room for security and emergencies at 021 808 2333 or via WhatsApp at 082 808 2333, or call 021 808 4891 for general enquiries. They are available 24/7. Tygerberg Campus security (and emergencies) can be contacted at 021 938 9507.​ 

Crisis service

A 24-hour crisis service for emotional and psychological emergencies is available on 082-557-0880. Also, feel free to visit 49 Victoria Street during office hours (08:00 – 16:30) should you have a psychological emergency.