Stellenbosch University International Office

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Stellenbosch University International Office

Stellenbosch University International Office

Stellenbosch University International develop and implement SU’s strategic plan to internationalize the University and its core business of research, learning and teaching as well as social impact to form sustainable and meaningful alliances and partnerships to support SU’s academic project.

Stellenbosch University International enhances SU’s existing support services to promote global engagement on campus and beyond promoting the idea of internationalization-at-home and developing scholarship in Africa.​
The Stellenbosch University International Office is suited at RW Wilcocks Building, cnr. Ryneveld and Victoria Streets (entrance in Victoria Street)

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Stellenbosch University Application Date

  • Undergraduate Applications and Residences are open from 4 April and close on 31 July.
  • Postgraduate Applications for the Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses are open from 11 April
  • PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) Applications open on 1 July

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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 has 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%) 

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How to Apply to Stellenbosch University

  1. Explore your options. For more information on the courses SU offers, click here.

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SU Contact Details

  • Private Bag X1,
  • Matieland, 7602,
  • Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Tel.: +27 21 808 9111

Service Hours
Mondays – Fridays:
08H00 – 12H45
13H45 – 16H30

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