Information Governance
Welcome to Stellenbosch University
​​​​​​​​​​Framework for Governance of Personal Information


Stellenbosch University is committed to protecting the privacy of our students, employees, and partners, in line with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) as well as related South African legislation, global leading practices, and our commitment to good institutional governance.  To help achieve this goal, SU has established a data privacy regulation to articulate the institutional stance on privacy; and clarify POPIA's principles within SU's institutional context and values.

Policies and Reg​​​ula​​tio​n​​s 

Incident and breach reporting

If you suspect a potential incident involving personal information or a breach of personal information, please report it through:


​Gu​idance N​​​​otes​

Training & Workshops​​


Training can be arranged on request.


General enquiries:​​