Stellenbosch University Calendar 2025-2026

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Stellenbosch University Calendar 2025-2026

Stellenbosch University Calendar 2025-2026

Stellenbosch University has an academic calendar that details the entire academic period, from the application opening date and the deadline to the start of classes, including other details. Before beginning to speak out in their classroom, students must make sure they have obtained the calendar for the college they intend to attend.

An academic calendar serves as a reminder of important events for students, instructors, and staff during the academic year. Parents, alumni, and potential students can all benefit from it. Here is the Stellenbosch University Calendar for the 2025 academic year.

2025-2026 Stellenbosch University Academic Calendar

Below is a detailed calendar for Stellenbosch University 2025-2026 academic year;

Stellenbosch University First Term 2025 Dates

University Re-opens:___________ 2 January
The first term starts:____________ 12 February
The first-term ends:____________ 28 March
Recess:_____________________ 29 March – 7 April
Second term starts:____________ 8 April
Second term ends:_____________ 17 May
First semester ends:____________ 28 June
Recess:_____________________29 June – 21 July

Stellenbosch University Second Term 2025 Dates

Third term starts:_______________ 22 July
Third term ends:________________ 6 September
Recess:_______________________7 – 15 September
Fourth term starts:______________ 16 September
Fourth term ends:_______________ 25 October
Second semester ends:____________ 13 December

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Stellenbosch University Admission Requirements

Basic admission requirements for university study:

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) or Independent Examinations Board (IEB) school-leaving certificate as certified by Umalusi with admission to bachelor’s degree studies.
  • A university exemption certificate issued by the South African Matriculation Board to students with other school qualifications.
  • The minimum academic requirement for a bachelor’s degree is:
  • 30% for a South African Language of Learning and Teaching (English or Afrikaans) and
  • An achievement rating of 4 (50% – 59%) in four 20-credit subjects
  • Only School of Tomorrow applicants have to write the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) if applying for a programme in AgriSciences.

Faculty requirements for programmes leading to a qualification in Viticulture and/or Oenology:

  • An average of at least 60% in the NSC, IEB or relevant final school examination.

The average is calculated by taking your highest score in the Language of Learning and Teaching subject (English or Afrikaans) + (5 x best results in 20-credit subjects excluding Life orientation and Mathematics 3). The total divided by 6 equals your NSC average.

  • Afrikaans or English (Home Language or First Additional Language) 4 (50%)
  • Mathematics 5 (60%)
  • Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) 4 (50%) 

READ: Apply To Stellenbosch University

How to Apply to Stellenbosch University

  • Explore your options.
  • Take note of the closing dates for applications.
  • Select your programme.
  • Start your application.

Make sure you upload all your required documents.

  1. Final grade 11/12 results (if applicable, academic transcript)
  2. Signed contract
  3. Proof of application fee payment (R100)
  4. Non-SA citizens need to provide proof of permanent residence
  5. Students with disabilities need to provide a student support form.
  6. Some faculties require additional specific documents
  • Write the National Benchmark Test
  • Monitor your application status
  • Apply for financial support

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Stellenbosch University Campuses

The University of Stellenbosch has 5 main campuses:

  • Main Campus found in Stellenbosch
  • Medicine and Health Sciences Campus found in Tygerberg
  • Military Sciences Campus based in Saldanha
  • Economic and Management Sciences Campus  located in Bellville Park
  • Ukwanda Rural Clinic School found in Worcester

READ: Stellenbosch University Online Application SU

Stellenbosch University Location And Contact Details

Telephone: +27 21 808 9111
Fax: +27 21 808 3822

​Private Bag X1
Matieland, 7602
South Africa​

GPS coordinates:
Administration B Building, Victoria Street, Stellenbosch ​​

18° 51′ 47.536″ East
33° 56′ 1.327″ South​​

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