Online Learning and Teaching Support For Students

SUNLearn Technical Support

Online helpdesk
021 808 2222

IT-related Technical Support

Online helpdesk
021 808 4367

Guidance for online learning

More information on how to learn online and where to get support available here.

Student connectivity and information about Computer User Areas

Click here to read more about online connectivity

Student loan laptop FAQs

Click here to read more about Student loan laptops

Language Support

Please consult the Language Centre’s website for language support available

Student Support Services


With the recent communication and the latest developments regarding COVID-19, a decision has been made to close all library buildings from Saturday, 21 March 2020 until further notice. Library staff will continue to provide services and resources to support students and staff – see

Student Counselling and Development (CSCD) support

The Centre for Student Counselling and Development (CSCD) is functioning virtually until further notice, meaning that no staff are present on the CSCD premises on Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses. All sessions, however, will continue to be offered mainly virtually or telephonically.

The important contact details are:

Students with disabilities who might be unsure of support, do send enquiries as follows:

  • For queries related to test and exam concessions, email
  • For queries related to text conversion/accessible texts related to your assessments, teaching and learning material, email
  • For test and exam concession applications (Form 1, Form 2 & Form 3), completed forms with collateral information must be sent to
  • Find Form 1, Form 2 and Form 3, used for test and exam concessions here
  • For queries related Assistive Technology Support, email
  • Any other disability-related queries can be addressed to or to the individual Disability Unit practitioner that you were interacting with prior to the COVID-19 period.
Public-facing services in Admin A

To mitigate the risk of virus transmission, most public-facing administrative services in Admin A will be conducted remotely. We advise students to utilise our 24/7 digital solutions and to make use of the communication and service channels indicated here

Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate students should regularly consult the Postgraduate Office webpage. A section with FAQs will be available shortly

Postgraduate students and postdoctoral matters: FMHS

This is to inform you that, in an effort to limit personal contact and protect all parties, the Doctoral Office at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences will not be dealing with walk-in enquiries until further notice. Our staff are required to work from home and are fully equipped to do so. We will ensure that our normal levels of service are maintained and will respond to your requests electronically.

We will deal with hard copy document application processing when necessary.

Visit the Medicine and Health Sciences site >

International Students

Stellenbosch University International (SUI) support

SU International is working to support international students on Stellenbosch campus and Stellenbosch University staff and students currently abroad.

However, due to precautions regarding physical distancing and the government instituted lockdown, students are advised to contact staff via email. Our office will be closed from Thursday, 26 March at 12:00 and staff is working remotely.

Our priority is to provide you with information and support and as such we will be sending out daily updates @ 15:00 via email and through social media.

The important contact details are:

Non- degree Students

Full Degree Students

Important Website / Online Updates:

Visit our website for more information

International Student Updates – COVID-19

If you are not already following the su_globally social media feeds, we encourage you to do so immediately.