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Stellenbosch University

A sound education strengthens the spirit

Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, South Africa Add review


Stellenbosch University is one of the oldest in South Africa, with its doors being opened in 1866. The outstanding quality of the teaching and the research has cemented the university as one of the highest-regarded universities in Africa and the world. The student body reaches up to 29 000, with a third of this number being postgraduate students. 

The university has a vibrant student life due to its sought-after residences. Students can take part in exciting activities on the various campuses, and also have access to student support facilities like guidance and career counselling. The university alumni have moved on to produce amazing results in their field of stud, including building the first satellite ever built and developed in Africa.

Stellenbosch University is a research-centric university and offers applied research across a wide range of disciplines. It prides itself on providing an atmosphere of visionary thinking and is working toward the creation of a sustainable modern institution. One of the main goals is to offer a space which can work towards solving real-world problems. 

Stellenbosch University Faculties and Schools

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Science
  • Education
  • AgriSciences
  • Law
  • Theology
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Military Science 
  • Medicine and Health Sciences 
  • Business School 

It produces alumni who are sought-after in the workplace but who are also highly engaged citizens as well as proactive leaders in their communities.