The Faculty of Engineering

One of Stellenbosch University’s flagship faculties and is one of South Africa’s major producers of top quality engineers.
The world-class engineers we produce contribute to the economic development of the country and improves citizens’ quality of life.

In addition, our outstanding research and consulting services add value to industry, and substantially supplement our funding streams.

There are approximately 4 000 engineering students, of whom 3 000 are undergraduate and 1 000 postgraduate.

T​he Faculty was established in 1944 and is housed in a large complex of buildings with modern facilities.

Engineering Departments

Our faculty has 5 departments:

Chemical Engineering

Civil
Engineering

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering

News & Media

News and media relevant to the Faculty
SU’s Engineering Faculty acquires first MicroWriter ML®3 in Africa

In a first-of-its-kind for Africa, the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty…


SA’s top matriculant now a proud Matie

Author: Corporate Communications and Marketing (Hannelie Booyens) When Melissa Müller and her mom Lucille visited the…


Faculty of Engineering celebrates first Data Engineering graduates

[Graduation Spotlight: BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Data Engineering] The Faculty of Engineering…


2024 Open Day

Stellenbosch University’s online Open Day will take place on Saturday, 6 April 2024 from 08:30 to 15:00.  SU’s online Open Day website will remain active from 1 April to 31 July 2024.

The on-campus (in-person) Open Day will take place on Saturday, 20 April 2024 from 08:00 to 15:00

Be proactive and visit the Open Day site to learn more about our study programmes, admission requirements, accommodation, financial assistance and more. Please feel free to contact us if you require any additional information.

Winterweek

Stellenbosch University’s Engineering Winterweek aims to give high-school learners (gr 11’s and 12’s only) a glimpse into the engineering profession and into the life of an engineering student at one of the country’s best universities

Visit the Winterweek website to get a glimpse of the offerings.

Maties 101

📹 Tune in to find out why studying at SU’s faculty of Engineering will be an opportunity you don’t want to miss out on.

Rules for registration of BEng programmes

2024 Welcoming Programme

Click to download the 2024 Welcoming Programme

2024 Faculty Yearbook - Programmes & Facility Info