Interdisciplinary approaches to defining the potential of sport and physical activity
to address the challenges facing sustainable development in Africa

The Centre for Human Performance Science at Stellenbosch University provides leadership and support for projects and activities that are focused on finding innovative applications of sport and physical activity research to meet the diverse needs of the people of South Africa. The Centre strives to complement Stellenbosch University’s vision of excellence by providing a structure that systematically increases collaboration, cooperation, synergy and joint ventures within the University as well as with public and private institutions and corporate partners.


Stellenbosch University

“Our vision for our country and continent is a future free from poverty, where the human dignity of all people is protected, where our social and ecological systems are healthy, and where peace, security and democracy are safeguarded.  THE HOPE PROJECT puts into action the University’s commitment to play a role in working for such a country, such a continent, such a world.” 

Prof. H. Russel Botman
Rector and Vice-Chancellor

Stellenbosch University