Apply At Stellenbosch University SU 2023/2024

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Apply At Stellenbosch University SU 2023/2024

Apply At Stellenbosch University SU; See details on Stellenbosch University SU Online Application and how to apply

 

Application Process

 

Applysa27.com has provided steps to apply for Stellenbosch University SU online application.

These steps seek to guide you through the application process to ensure you do not find it a daunting, overwhelming task.

Before applying, we have provided more information below to help you with your application process.

Stellenbosch University SU Entry Requirements

Stellenbosch University SU fees structure

Stellenbosch University SU Application Deadline

Stellenbosch University SU Courses Offered

 

Below are some guidelines and requirement that students must know. We encourage prospective students to read through thoroughly before proceeding to the application steps provided below.

 

Make sure that you understand the University’s Admission Policy, and the admission and selection criteria of the different faculties before you apply. The policy, criteria and guidelines are available at the Undergraduate Prospective Student website at www.maties.com, or you can contact our Client Service on +27 21 808 9111 or info@sun.ac.za. For postgraduate studies, please visit the Prospective Postgraduate Student website at www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies .

 

STEP 1: Explore your options

  1. Read up on all the programmes we offer at Stellenbosch University by visiting What can I study on www.maties.com.
    2. Make sure that you understand the selection criteria of the different faculties. Large numbers of prospective students apply
    for our programmes. Unfortunately, we can accept only a limited number of students. Even though you may meet the
    admission requirements of a programme, you are not guaranteed admission to the programme of your choice. The criteria
    are available at Admission and selection requirements on www.maties.com.
    3. Also familiarise yourself with the University’s Admissions policy.

 

STEP 2: Take note of the application dates

1 March: Applications open for all programmes and residences.
1 April: Applications open for financial assistance at Stellenbosch University.
30 June: Applications close for all undergraduate programmes as well as for residence.
31 August: Applications close for Stellenbosch University financial assistance.
1 September: Applications open for NSFAS bursaries on http://www.nsfas.org.za/content/.
30 November: Applications close for NSFAS bursaries.
20 February 2023: Applications close for Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Public Accountability
(Telematic Education)

 

STEP 3: Select your programme

1. For Stellenbosch University you may select three programme choices. The reason you may indicate three programmes, is
that there are programmes with extensive selection criteria and it is possible that you will not to be selected for your first
choice, but you may still be selected for your second or third choice.
2. Note however, that you can only be admitted to one programme at a time. If you are admitted to your second choice at
first, and then admitted to your first choice, your second choice will lapse as soon as you are admitted to your first choice.
3. If you would rather continue with your second (or third choice) offer, you must let us know before the end of September
at info@sun.ac.za. The offer you decline will expire. After September, your request will only be considered if places are
available.
4. All our programmes have selection criteria, but the following programmes all have extensive selection processes: All
programmes in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences; all programmes in the Faculty of Law; BA (Visual Arts); BA
(Drama); all programmes in Music; BA (Sport Science); BSc (Sport Science); BEd (GenEd); all pogrammes in Engineering;
BCom Actuarial Science and BCom (International Business).
5. 4.1 If your first programme choice is from the extensive selection programmes, we recommend a second choice. If both
your first and second choices are from the list of selection programmes above, we recommend that you indicate a
third choice which is not from this list.
6. 4.2 If you want to change your programme choice, send an e-mail containing your request to info@sun.ac.za. Please
remember that, after the closing date, programme changes can only be considered if there are places available in the
programme.
7. To help you place your programme choice in the correct order, bear the following in mind:

 

STEP 4: Complete your application

1. Electronic/ Online applications
1.1 To apply online at www.maties.com, you will need a valid email address and cell phone number. Correspondence will
be sent to the email address and sms’s to the cell phone.
1.2 As soon as you’ve lodged a formal online application, you will receive a username (student number) and 8-digit
password to continue your application.
1.3 All compulsory screens, with red ‘Outstanding’ buttons, must be completed. The ‘submit’ button will only be available
once ALL the compulsory screens are completed (a green ‘Completed’ button will be displayed).
1.4 Please ensure that the information you provide is correct. If the information is incorrect the University is entitled to
reject your application or cancel your registration immediately.
1.5 Should there be an electricity outage, data will not be lost and the application can be completed at a later stage before
the closing date.
1.6 After you have completed all the compulsory screens, click on the ‘Submit’ button.
1.7 You will now receive your official SUN-password along with your given username (student number) to access your
application status to upload all your supporting application documents and monitor your application.
1.8 To complete your application all the correct supporting documents must be uploaded before the closing date. Your
application will only be processed AFTER your application has been completed. Your application cannot be considered
if all application documents have not been uploaded before the closing date.
1.9 Submitting a completed application and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
2. Hard copy applications:
2.1 We recommend that you apply online, but if you do not have internet access, you may complete a hard copy form
instead. You may obtain a hard copy application form from our Contact and Client Centre at 021 808 9111 or via
email at info@sun.ac.za.
2.2 If you utilise a hard copy application, please complete all the applicable fields and send in all the necessary documents
along with your application form. We cannot consider your application if we do not have all the correct information.
Your application form and supporting documents must reach us before the closing date.
2.3 Please do not apply by both using the hard copy form and applying online. If we receive both types of application from
you, we can only accept the online application as the intended one.

 

STEP 5: Make sure that you upload all the required documents

YOUR APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1. Final Gr11 or Final Gr12 results or Academic transcript (if appicable)
4. Proof of permanent
residence
(Non South African citizens)
5. Student support form
(students with disabilities
who need support)
6. Additional faculty specific
documents (If applicable)
2. Signed contract
(you and a parent/guardian
need to sign)
3. Proof of payment of R100
application fee (if applicable)
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 must be stamped and signed by the awarding school, institution, notary
public, or a Commissioner of Oaths (e.g. attorney or diplomatic official). If you make use of the Postal or Police services, please ensure that the stamp includes the date, name, signature and rank of the officer.
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 link on www.maties.com 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 on www.maties.com to ensure that your application is complete. Use your username (student number)
and official SUN-password to sign in

 

NON-ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS WE REQUIRE

All documents are available on the Prospective Undergraduate Student website (www.maties.com)
1. Signed Stellenbosch University contract (please print out, sign and upload). No electronic signatures accepted.
2. Proof of permanent residency, refugee or asylum status (Not applicable to South African citizens).
3. Student support form (students with disabilities who need additional support).
4. Additional faculty specific documents (If applicable):
• Speech Language and Hearing Therapy, and Dietetics visitation form
• Portfolio requirements for BA (Visual Arts)
• Selection form for BA Drama and Theatre Studies
5. Proof of payment (R100 non-refundable application fee)
• South African citizens only;
• Not applicable to applicants from quantile 1 to 3 schools. Quantile 1 to 3 schools are schools who are identified by
the Department of Basic Education as schools situated in disadvantage environments.
• Read more about payment options on www.maties.com or contact our Contact and Client Service Centre at +27
21 808 9111 or info@sun.ac.za.

 

ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS WE REQUIRE

Currently in final school year:
South African school system: Final grade 11 results as per the Department of Education guidelines.
International school system: Grade 11 results as well as final-year school subjects with levels.
Also note:
• Applicants enrolled in a foreign (international) school system, for example International Baccalaureate (IB) or a USA
High School Diploma, must apply using grade 11 (pre-final year) results.
• You should also supply a list of subjects taken in the final year of school (grade 12 /13) with levels for the official
subjects and predicted results (confirmed by the school).
• Please note, however, that applicants from the Cambridge school system do not need to provide the predicted
results for the final year subjects. They still need to provide the list of subjects and indicate the level they are taking
them in their final year, for Exemption purposes.
• To make sure you meet the requirements for Matriculation Exemption, please visit the Universities South Africa’s
website http://mb.usaf.ac.za for more information on Matriculation Exemption.
Completed final school year:
South African school system: National Senior Certificate (NSC) or IEB / Statement of symbols of final school results.
International school system: Final school results from International Curriculum (Cambridge International, International
Baccalaureate, etc.), including School of Tomorrow.
If you follow the international school system, also note:
• Cambridge applicants must also include IGCSE or O level or GCSE certificates.
• If you completed your schooling in an international school system, you must meet the requirements set by Universities South Africa (USAf) for Matriculation Exemption for that system by the time you come to register.
• To determine whether you meet the requirements, please see http://mb.usaf.ac.za and select the relevant country’s
information.
• Applicants following the American system must provide the necessary exemption documents as per the USAf website at https://mb.usaf.ac.za/united-states-of-america/.
• It is normally only possible to apply for a formal certificate of University Exemption during your first year of registration so you might not yet have it available when you come to register for the first time. You will, however, be able to
register, provided that you do qualify for Matriculation Exemption.
Additional subjects or rewrites (all school systems): If you have completed additional subjects or rewrote subjects (or are
busy rewriting the subjects this year), please include the subjects and grades.
Currently enrolled for first year at a tertiary institution
(excluding Stellenbosch University qualifications):
• Final school-leaving results (See “completed final school year”)
• Proof of registration in first year when no academic transcript is not yet available
Currently enrolled at a tertiary institution (excluding Stellenbosch University qualifications):
• Final school-leaving results (See “completed final school year”)
• Proof of registration, including a list of subjects you are enrolled for with provisional grades if available at the time of
application
• Full academic transcript for each academic year completed, including grades
Please note that online results obtained from self-service portals will not be accepted.
Tertiary academic qualifications completed (excluding Stellenbosch University qualifications):
Include final school-leaving results where applicable
• Relevant certificates PLUS full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades
• Diploma(s) PLUS full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades
• B degree certificate(s) PLUS full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades
• Honours degree certificate(s) PLUS full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades
• Master’s degree certificate(s) PLUS full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades
(where applicable)
• Doctoral degree certificate(s) PLUS full academic transcript for each year of enrolment, including grades
(where applicable)
If you have obtained a qualification outside of the South African Higher Education system and your final degree certificate is not
available when you apply, please provide us with official proof that you have completed the qualification. Please note that the proof of
completion should not be older than five years from the date on which the degree was conferred. For South African Higher Education
Institutions, proof of completion should not be older than one year.
STEP 6: Write the national benchmark test (NBT’S)
The NBT’s are applicable to prospective first-year applicants to Stellenbosch University. SU uses the National Benchmark
Tests for selection and/or placement purposes. For more information and/or make a booking to write the NBT’s please visit
www.nbt.ac.za or call 021 650 3523. The table below indicates who needs to write and how faculties will be using the NBTs:
Faculty or school
system Who needs to write? How will NBT results be used selection and/or
placement?
Medicine and Health
Sciences
All first-year applicants The NBT results will be used for selection purposes
for all programmes in the Faculty of Medicine
and Health Sciences. To be considered for these
programmes, all applicants need to write the NBTs by
end of June at the latest.
Law programmes All first-year applicants The NBT results will also be used for selection
purposes for all programmes in Law. This includes the
following programmes: BA (Law), BCom (Law), BAcc
LLB and LLB (four-year programme). All applicants
must write the NBT’s before the end of June in
order for the Faculty of Law to take the results into
consideration when compiling their selection lists.
Arts and Social Sciences All first year-applicants with an
average application mark of
between 60% and 69%
(excluding Life Orientation)
The NBT results will be used for additional
information with regards to placement in extended
degree programmes, as well as decisions regarding
transfers from the extended degree programmes to
main stream programmes.
Theology All first year-applicants with an
average application mark of
between 55% and 59%
(excluding Life Orientation)
Applicants could write the NBTs to support an
application for placement in the extended degree
program.
Science All first year-applicants • The Faculty of Science do not use the NBT
results for selection or placement in programmes.
However, the Faculty do use the results to allocate
first years into academic support groups
• All prospective students should therefor write the
NBT before registration.
Economic and
Management Sciences
All first year-applicants with an
average application mark of
between 60% and 69% (excluding
Life Orientation) and/or applicants
with a Mathematics mark of
between 50% and 59%
The NBT results will be used for additional
information to give provisional acceptance to
programmes.
AgriSciences All first-year applicants The NBT results will be used for additional
information with regards to placement in extended
degree programmes, as well as decisions regarding
transfers from the extended degree programmes to
main stream programmes.
Faculty or school
system Who needs to write? How will NBT results be used selection and/or
placement?
Engineering All first-year applicants The NBT results will be used for additional
information for applicants to both mainstream and
extended degree applications.
Education Not applicable Applicants are not required to write the NBTs for
placement in the Faculty of Education
School of Tomorrow
(all faculties)
All first year-applicants All School of Tomorrow candidates need to write the
NBTs before the end of June. The NBT results will be
used for the selection and placement.

 

STEP 7: Monitor your application status

 

STEP 8: Apply for financial support

SHOULD YOU NEED HELP OR INFORMATION
When you have successfully completed the steps and received acknowledgement of your complete application from the Admission Office your application is ready to be considered. Use your username (student number) and official SUN-password to
sign in and monitor your application status on www.maties.com. Please keep in mind that there might be a notification for
additional information required.
If you have not written your final examination yet at application, your final Grade 11 marks will determine whether the University will admit you conditionally to a programme. Conditional admission means that you are admitted on condition that
your final results meet the basic admission requirements for university study and the minimum admission requirements of the
programme you applied for. Only then can your admission to the University be finalised.

 

NSFAS

NSFAS supports students from poor and working-class families to gain access to higher education and training, that they
would otherwise not be able to afford. Prospective students may qualify for a NSFAS scholarship if any of the following are
true:
1. You depend on an SASSA allowance for your sole income.
2. The gross income of your parents’ household is less than R350 000 per year.
If you meet these criteria, you are a priority for NSFAS, and we encourage you to apply directly to www.nsfas.org.za for their
fully subsidised scholarship.

 

SU LOANS

The University provides financial support to students from households with a combined annual gross income of between R350
000 and R600 000. We offer loans for tuition fees only. You can complete an application form online at www.maties.com. If you
need more information on funding opportunities, please visit the Centre for Bursaries and Loans website at www.sun.ac.za/
UndergraduateFinancialAid or contact our Client Services Centre at +27 21 808 9111, or send an email to info@sun.ac.za.
Applications for financial support at Stellenbosch University open on 1 April and close on 31 August annually.
Should you need help with your application, or you require more information, please contact the University at 021 808 9111,
send an email to info@sun.ac.za or visit www.maties.com.

INDEMNITY

The University reserves the right to adjust the information in this brochure at any time and as the need arises. This information may
therefore be incomplete or out of date. The information is given here to the best of our knowledge and as accurately and fully as was
possible at the time of going to press in February 2020. Verifying the given information remains the responsibility of the prospective
student. The latest information is available on www.maties.com and at the telephone numbers given in this brochure.

3 thoughts on “Apply At Stellenbosch University SU 2023/2024

  1. Madalitso Khauyeza

    C/O I. s Khauyeza
    Kamuzu Central hospital
    P.O Box 149
    Lilongwe
    Malawi

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  2. Madalitso Khauyeza

    MSc Agri Economics and Management
    MSc Agri Agribusiness Management
    MSc

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  3. Madalitso Khauyeza

    I would like to be admitted in the programs above so that I can contribute meaningfuly to the development of my country as it is predominantly agro based

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