​​​​​​​Medical Cover

The South African Department of Home Affairs requires Proof of Medical cover registered with the SA Council for Medical Schemes in terms of the Medical Schemes Act, 1998 and paid for the duration of studies annually. Proof of membership is required for the study visa application and prior to registration at SU.  

Students are strongly advised to read the contents of their medical aid carefully to ensure that they have sufficient coverage during their stay in SA and deal directly with the provider.

Please note that Stellenbosch University is not affiliated with any medical aid provider. Stellenbosch University accepts any medical aid as long as it is registered with the SA Council for Medical Schemes. ​​

Click here for a comprehensive list of medical schemes in South Africa.​

Most of the students registered at Stellenbosch University use the following options​​