• The Berg River Dam in Franschhoek - hydraulic engineering at its best.

    The Berg River Dam in Franschhoek – hydraulic engineering at its best.

  • Transport engineering - keeping our country's arteries flowing.

    Transport engineering – keeping our country’s arteries flowing.

  • Students hard at work in the lab.

    Students hard at work in the lab.

  • Exposure to actual engineering problems form part of our training.

    Exposure to actual engineering problems form part of our training.

  • The Engineering library offers world-class reference material.

    The Engineering library offers world-class reference material.

  • A site visit to nearby Strand - combining studies and leisure!

    A site visit to nearby Strand – combining studies and leisure!

  • Our department even offers beautiful views of the Stellenbosch mountains!

    Our department even offers beautiful views of the Stellenbosch mountains!

  • Day-trips to engineering sites in the countryside add spice to our studies.

    Day-trips to engineering sites in the countryside add spice to our studies.

  • Stellenbosch is a beautiful town to explore on foot.

    Stellenbosch is a beautiful town to explore on foot.

  • Final year students take on their lecturers on the cricket field.

    Final year students take on their lecturers on the cricket field.

  •  Students relax in the main student centre, fondly known as the Neelsie.

    Students relax in the main student centre, fondly known as the Neelsie.

Welcome to the Department of Civil Engineering, one of the departments of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch. Here you will find contact details, updated reports on research conducted by the Department, publications by staff, information on academic and support staff as well as information on courses, postgraduate studies and of course, the latest news.

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Study civil engineering at Maties for a top-notch qualification in a stunning environment!

The Civil Engineering Department at Stellenbosch University is a leading institute for the teaching of Civil Engineering in South Africa. Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Civil Engineering are internationally accredited and recognised, and our graduates work all around the world as respected engineers. This video introduces the field of Civil Engineering and our specialist divisions.

Term Dates 2020

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