University of Stellenbosch 2023 Application Important Dates

By | June 21, 2019

University of Stellenbosch 2023 Application Important Dates

Take note of these dates

3 April: Applications open for undergraduate programmes.

15 June: Applications available for financial assistance at Stellenbosch University.

31 July:  Closing date for undergraduate programmes and residence applications.

30 November: Applications close for Stellenbo sch University financial assistance.

26 JanuaryApplications close for Diplomas in Public Accountability (School of Public Leadership ).

Please click HERE for NSFAS application information, dates and contact details.​

How do I apply to study at Stellenbosch University?

A: Simply apply online at You will immediately receive a unique student number and will be able to track the status of your application online. Using your student number as reference, you will then be required to submit certified copies of your school-leaving/degree certificates and academic transcripts. These need to be sent to Please be sure to submit your most recent results. If you’re still completing your schooling, kindly provide us with an outline of your subjects in your final school year and an official predicted-grades transcript.

As each faculty has only a limited number of spots available, it is vital to apply early and ensure that your application is 100% complete.

If you’re already enrolled and wish to pursue further degree studies at SU..

Who can I contact about programme requirements and selection?

A: Please consult our Calendar for more information on programmes, as well as faculty contact details.

If I have received a student number, does that mean I have been accepted?

A: No. The assignment of a student number does not mean that you have been accepted for your chosen programme. The number is simply meant to enable easier communication with us, so please remember to quote it in all further correspondence with SU. Once you have accepted into a programme, this will be confirmed it in a separate letter of admission.

Do I need to supply translations of my academic information?

A: Yes. Unless your documents are in English or Dutch, we kindly ask that you supply a certified translation, along with certified copies of your qualifications.

How much are the application fees?

A: Unlike South African citizens, who are charged an application fee of R100, international students are exempt from paying application fees.