Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics
The safety and security of our students and staff members are matters of priority for Stellenbosch University. Campus Security is a service division which assists all students, staff and visitors in creating a safe environment for the university community. Security checkpoints are located at all major entrances into campus along with officers patrolling the grounds of the university to ensure the safety of the university community and to assist in emergencies.
Campus Security staff are highly trained. In the unfortunate circumstances of a crime being committed against anyone on campus grounds, they are able to deal with the practical and legal aspects, such as first-aid and what to do in a case of sexual assault.
Safety and security is a shared responsibility. Although all individuals enjoy freedom of movement and choice, they also bear the responsibility for the outcomes. Campus Security and the South African Police Service (SAPS) cannot protect you at all times. For that reason, it is your responsibility to make safe, sensible choices, as they impact directly on your personal safety. See crime prevention measures for further details.
For more information relating to security protocols and policies at Stellenbosch University visit Campus Safety.
Tygerberg campus 24-hour emergency number: 021 938 9507
Whatsapp: 082 808 2333
Staff and students are advised to save these numbers on your mobile phone.