Stellenbosch University Online Application

Stellenbosch University Online ApplicationStellenbosch University (US) encourage prospective students (Undergraduate and Postgraduates) to apply online via application form (Hard-Copy) early as possible for 2020 academic year.

Apply to SU using the online application

Things to note before using the online application for University of Stellenbosch:

  1. You’ll need an email address and functional cell phone number to complete the application.
  2. If you have any queries during the online application process, you can email or contact the University at 021 808 9111.

How to complete the online application:

SU has only one online application form. You can follow the link below and complete the online application form. Your online application form can be completed over a period of time, but remember it needs to be completed before the application closing date.

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1 March: Applications open for all programmes
1 AprilApplications open for financial assistance at Stellenbosch University
1 August: Applications open for NSFAS bursaries

30 June:  Applications close for all undergraduate programmes.
30 June:  Residence applications close.
31 August: Applications close for Stellenbosch University financial assistance.
30 November: Applications close for NSFAS bursaries.
15 DecemberApplications close for Diploma in Public Accountability (Telematic Education).

Apply to SU using the hardcopy application

You can get a paper application form at 021 808 9111 or at

Once received, apply by filling in the hardcopy application form. Post your completed application and your required application fee or proof of payment.

Click here for more information about the online application 


1. Certified copies of the original qualification documents, as specified in the table below, must be provided. Please take note of the following regarding your documents:
1.1 Copies of your original academic documents, which must be stamped and signed by the awarding school or institution, notary public, or a Commissioner of Oaths (e.g. attorney or diplomatic official) must be provided. If you go to the police station or the Post Office, a Commissioner of Oaths must certify your documents. No police or post office stamps will be accepted.
1.2 No online results obtained from self-serving portals or password protected documents will be accepted.
1.3 Electronic copies provided should be clear and legible (not blurred, cropped or obscured). Only pdf and jpeg format will be accepted.

2. Stellenbosch University reserves the right to request original and additional supporting documentation should this be deemed necessary at any point.

3. Your signed contract, your application documents (e.g. your grade 11 results) as well as proof of payment (if applicable) should be uploaded online at your Application Status before the closing date. If you apply with a hard copy application, you should include all the required documents with your application.

4. If we do not receive all your documents by the closing date, your application will unfortunately not be considered. 

5. It remains your responsibility to make sure that the University receives these documents in time. You can monitor your Application Status to ensure that your application is complete. Use your username (student number) and official SUN-password to sign in.

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