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Student Discipline

The Student Discipline Office manages compliance with the Disciplinary Code for Students of Stellenbosch University. The team consist of the Head: Student Discipline (HSD), Administrator: Student Discipline (ASD) and Investigator: Student Discipline (ISD). The team guide students and functionaries through the process.

The Student Discipline Office: (1) investigates all complaints of misconduct allegedly committed by students; (2) provides administrative and clerical support to the various disciplinary forums; (3) ensures compliance with the sanctions imposed to students by the disciplinary forums; and (4) provides advice, assistance, guidance and training on the disciplinary process and disciplinary code to students, faculties and residences.

Our key stakeholders are students, Faculties, Residences, Student Affairs and the Equality Unit. To a lesser extent we also interact with external role-players, including the South African Police Service, the Senior State Prosecutor's Office, Stellenbosch Municipality, lawyers and parents of students.

​For more information on our role in student discipline, the roles of the various committees, the procedures involved or the possible sanctions, please consult the ​​​Student Disciplin​ary Code.​

Useful Documents

Departmental Academic Misconduct Form​
Application for legal representation Form
Notice of Appeal Document​
Student Discipline Statement Form - Examinations
Community Services Hours Form​​

 Please note that the reports are updated at the end of each quater

2020 Student Discipline ​​​​Redacted Outcomes Report​
2021 Student Discipline Redacted Outcomes Report​​​