Stellenbosch University was established in 1918. Ranked the second best university in Africa after the University of Cape Town. The Stellenbosch University is located in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. The University has several campus branches across the country with its main campus located in Stellenbosch. Stellenbosch University is one of the oldest universities in South Africa and is well known for its sporting tradition. It is a public research university that enrolls students from all over the world. Stellenbosch University runs a student exchange program where its students are allowed to study from other universities around the world. The University courses and tuition are offered in Afrikaans as well as English languages.
The University is among the leading universities and tertiary institutions in Africa based on research and students pass rates. Over the years the university continually ranks among top two hundred worldwide in the areas of law, politics as well as in geography. Similarly the University was ranked among top hundred worldwide in development studies, theology, agriculture and also forestry. The university’s programs and courses are offered in Afrikaans and English. This is so as to promote enrollment and admission of both local as well as international students. The University is one of the very few universities in South Africa still offering tuition in the Afrikaans language. It was the first university in Africa to sign the Berlin Declaration on open access to knowledge in the areas of sciences and humanities.S
Stellenbosch University Programs and Courses
Stellenbosch University has around ten faculties. These include; Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Education, AgriSciences, Law, Theology, Economic and Management Sciences, Engineering, Military Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, as well as Stellenbosch of University Business School. Eight of the faculties are found in the main campus while the faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences are found in Tygerberg campus.
Stellenbosch of University Business School among other postgraduate business and planning programs of the faculty of Economic and Management Sciences are found in Bellville campus. It offers both online learning and on-campus learning. The University has always at the forefront of basic and applied research. It has over the years ensured partnering with the government and other involved research institution so as to become a benchmark for research excellence.S
Stellenbosch University Application Procedure
Applicants can either apply online or through a hardcopy application. For the hardcopy application applicants should manually fill the required form and post those to the university using the university’s physical postal address or their can physically take the filled forms to the university. Additionally applicants can apply online by visiting the university’s official website.
Applicants should ensure that they fully understand the university’s admission policy, admission and selection criteria of the university’s different faculties before they make any applications. The applicants are advised to apply as early as possible during the application period, which starts in the month of March every year. When applying online, applicants need to have an email address and a functional phone number in order to complete the application.