is a Private Student Organisation established in 1973. We live by our
values which are Honour, Excellence, Integrity and service. The House
strives to base its decisions on these values and to further the house
by living out our motto: Nec Pluribus Impar.
Pieke's vision and mission
The vision of Pieke PSO is based on the values of our House and is also based on where Pieke finds itself currently:
the brotherhood and legacy that is Pieke - transforming vision into
success. Being transparent, inclusive, innovative, diverse and open for
It is therefore the mission of Pieke to maintain the
unity and fraternity within the House; treating each Piekeman as equal
and providing a platform where it is possible to achieve your full
potential. Building on past achievements, but not letting those
achievements cloud the legacy that has the potential to produce the
Gentlemen of the future.
We pride ourselves by our values of Honour, Excellence, Integrity and Service.
The history of Pieke
Pieke was established in 1973. In the past 45 years Pieke was formed and shaped by its members to be the home it is today.
Activities and offerings
Pieke aims to provide for the needs of every Piekeman, whether it is sport, academics or culture.
a cultural level, Pieke Manssêr, our Acapella group, is known as one of
the best on campus and have represented Stellenbosch University three
times in the past at Nationals hosted by ATKV. We are currently still
the only male PSO that has won Maties Kleinsêr (now Acapella) as well as
Maties Mollasêr. Acapella, and in particular Pieke Manssêr, is one of
the highlights for any Piekeman, whether in the group or a spectator. In
addition to acapella, Pieke has been a strong competitor in the annual
Toneelfees, having won this event several times in the past.
it comes to the sport field, Pieke has been incredibly successful in a
wide range of sporting activities. Our squash team has won the A league,
against some of the strongest residences on campus, several years in a
row now. We are the only PSO to have ever won the inter-residence
swimming gala consequetively. Pieke is a strong competitor on the soccer
and hockey fields, with both our teams participating in the strongest
leagues. Pieke forms part of the PSO Barbarians Rugby team, a team
consisting out of players from different male PSOs. The PSO Barbarians
is a force to be reckoned with in the Maties Koshuis Rugby League having
5 teams in the 4 leagues. We also participate in activities such as
chess and are the winners of the Maties Chess C-league. In recent years
Pieke has also performed in table tennis and recently won the second
league title. When it comes to sport, Pieke has delivered several
successful Maties sports men.
academics, and in order to assist first year students with adapting to
university academics, we have a mentorship program in place. The first
years are assigned to a senior Piekeman, which acts as a mentor, to
assist and guide the student with any academic query. Our mentors have
the necessary skills to provide the first years with any assistance they
As PSO we have a lot of
spirit, despite the fact that we don't live together in a residence. We
maintain this spirit by organising numerous events throughout the year,
which ranges from a formal House Dance to a Golf day. Pieke aims to
create a home away from home, providing safety and security for every
new first year.
Mentorship offered by PiekeWe have a mentorship program, run by senior members of Pieke, assisting in academic needs.
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PSO Coordinator: Jethro Georgiades
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