SU International
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Getting settled at work


Human ​​Resources 

The HR division focuses on professional and streamlined service delivery to benefit and support the strategic initiatives of Stellenbosch University, including the optimal support of the management of its human capital. Your main contact at HR will be the consultant that you dealt with. However, if you need any further information that entail HR matters, you can visit their website here:

There are a number of events that HR and SUI arrange for newly appointed staff and especially international staff. HR has an ONBOARD programme that they offer throughout the year to equip and inform newly appointed staff about systems, process and structures at the University. This will be a good opportunity to engage with other newly appointed staff as well as receiving valuable information.  

SU International will host sessions throughout the year specifically aimed at new international staff and postdoctoral fellows. More information will be posted here, however you are welcome to contact Lidia at should you want more information on dates and event programmes. 


Stellenbosch University offers staff, students and visitors parking on university grounds within the context of the SU's Parking Management System. This system allows for differentiated parking for the optimal utilisation of the limited parking available.

For more information about getting packing on campus visit the SU Transport page​​:

Access Card

Once you are on campus you will receive a US number that you can use for an access card. Your access card will provide access to your building, the library, and any other permitted card operating areas.  You can enquire within your Department who can activate your card for buildings, laboratory, etc. access. ​

Internet & Printing activation​​

​Maties Wifi is accessible on and around campus.  The services managers in your department will assist you in getting connected as well as providing directives to load printing credits. If you experience any additional connection issues you will need to log a call with IT upon receipt of directives from your office manager, this can be done here:

  • ​SU International can provide campus tours on request. Should you wish to have a campus tour (30-45 min) you can contact Lidia du Plessis ( to arrange it. 

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