Dreaming of becoming a doctor, but your matric results are not as you expected? This is what happened to Yvonne Dyum, who recently received her medical degree at Stellenbosch University. For Yvonne Dyum there were never any other options– she wanted to be a doctor! When her matric results were not good enough to be accepted for medical studies, she did not give up but applied for the... View details ⇨
Mikhail Hendricks is no stranger to the spotlight. His smile captured the attention of the world during President Obama’s visit to South Africa in 2013 and he will forever be heralded as ‘the red tie guy’ in Twitterverse. When he is not being the centre of media attention, he can be found attending classes at the SU Law Faculty and you might be fooled into thinking that he is just an everyday... View details ⇨
Stellenbosch University awarded a record number of doctoral degrees at its December graduation ceremonies – 138. Have a look at the 2 ceremonies and the honorary degrees awarded on the YouTube playlist.
Graduation ceremonies represent dreams coming true. Prof Wim de Villiers, SU Rector and Vice-Chancellor, says. “The dreams of parents for their children, the dreams of our new graduates for their own development, and the dreams of this University for all of our students.” And at our recent graduation ceremonies from 6 - 9 December 2016 in Stellenbosch, over 5 000 qualifications were awarded -... View details ⇨
For Yvonne Dyum there were never any other options– she wanted to be a doctor! And although there were some obstacles for this daughter of two Stellenbosch farmworkers, she always kept her focus on her dream. Now her perseverance has paid off.