Welcome to Stellenbosch University


Facts and statistics

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In total 29 393 students were enrolled at SU in 2014 on the annual official SU census date (June 2013). The student enrolments for 2014 show an increase of 4.4% relative to the 2013 figure.​​​​

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Rector and Vice Chancellor

​Prof Wim de Villiers is the 12th Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University. He was appointed by the University Council on 1 December 2014, and was inaugurated on 29 April 2015.

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​The main campus in the picturesque university town of Stellenbosch in the heart of the Western Cape winelands is quite an attraction for students.

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The history of Stellenbosch University (SU) dates as far back as the 17th century, when regular school education was initiated in the town of Stellenbosch in 1685.

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​SU has ten faculties:
AgriSciences, Economic and Management Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences, Engineering, Military Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, ...

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Diversity and Transformation

​Stellenbosch University (SU) is striving towards a welcoming campus culture that will make all students, staff and visitors feel at home, irrespective of origin, ethnicity, language, gender, religious ...

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