Your roadmap to the world of science

The Faculty of Science is a leading knowledge partner in the development of the scientific, technological and intellectual capacity of Africa and South Africa, and plays an active role in the development of South Africa and its people.

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Our recruitment officer, Ms Maambele Khosa, is an alumni of our Faculty and available to talk to learners and teachers about study and career opportunities in the natural sciences, as well as student life at Stellenbosch University. Contact her to arrange a visit to your school, or click here to consult online.


Tel: (021) 808-2681

The Science Winter Week provides learners with the ideal opportunity to find out more about study fields and career options in the Natural Sciences by engaging directly with lecturers and researchers in the various fields.

The Science Winter Week will not take place in 2022. Should you want to now of other events and opportunities to engage, contact Maambele Khosa at

Stellenbosch University will host a virtual Open Day on 9 April 2022 and an in-person Open Day on 23 April 2022.

Visit for updates.

Maties 101 is an online event for all provisionally accepted students, hosted by our Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Wim de Villiers, as well as the Faculty Deans.

This serves as an opportunity for you as a future Matie to gain first-hand experience on what SU offers and what to expect for 2022. The next Maties 101 event is on 3 September 2022.

The 2021 Maties 101 events are online:

Click here to view the 2021 Maties student experience video.

Click here to view the 2021 Maties science experience video.