Institute for Wine Biotechnology
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • What will the cost of my degree be?
    Please enquire at the Student Account Office in person or phone Sean Davids at
    021-808 3530
    For international students it is different and they can enquire at
    the International Office
  • When and how must I register for my degree?
    Online registrations via MYMATIES should be available during January or you can register with Mrs Cheryl Nieuwoudt in person at the Administration Building Block A, room 2034, Van Ryneveld street.

    HonsBSc students need to register by the end of January.

    Master's and Doctoral students can register until the end of March.

    New Doctoral students can only register after a Faculty meeting was held in February and that they have been informed.      

    For international students it is mostly the same, but they register at the International Office.

  • Will I receive a bursary from the IWBT?
    Yes, in most cases.

  • This is my first time in Stellenbosch.  What will the living costs be?
    It all depends if you are accommodated in a hostel or private housing.  Stellenbosch is very expensive, so for living costs you will approximately need about R5 000 per month (excluding accommodation).