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Welcoming programme for first-year students in 2014

The Welcoming Programme for first-year students is compiled in such a way that students  should be familiar with the campus environment, their faculties, the library, computer centres and student support services by the time classes commence in February.. Select the version you would like to read by clicking on the links below. 

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Download the complete Welcoming Programme here (.pdf)

Note the date: Friday 24 January 2014
In the comprehensive Welcoming Programme (refer to link below) the date in the heading on page 8 of the programme is incorrect. It should be Friday 24 January 2014 and not Friday 25 January as indicated. The programme for cluster activities is however applicable to Friday.


Click here for the  electronic version of the letter to all parents and guardians of Stellenbosch University's first-year student for 2014. The letter from Prof Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, was handed to parents at the official welcoming event at the Danie Craven stadium on Thursday 23 January 2014.