Welcome to Stenden South Africa

Real World Learning for Employability

Stenden South Africa is a leading Private Higher Education Institution situated in the coastal town of Port Alfred. We offer full degree programs in Disaster Management and Hospitality Management. Both these programs and Stenden’s approach to higher education are unique and unparalleled. Stenden South Africa is registered by the Department of Education under number 2002/HE10/001. Our degrees are accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee and registered by Universities South Africa. The Bachelor of Commerce Hospitality Management degree is registered under number 63710, and the Bachelor of Business Administration Disaster Relief Management is registered under number 90536.

Academic Calendar




June 14th, 2019|0 Comments

On Saturday the 8thJune, the newly elected Student Representative Council attended the 2019 SRC Camp held at Fish River Resort. The weekend was packed full of strategy planning, team bonding and brainstorming as the new [...]

NSRI Site Visit

June 10th, 2019|0 Comments

On Wednesday the 5thJune 2019, the first year Disaster Management students defied the wintery weather to attend a site visit to the National Sea Rescue Institute Station 11. The students donned wetsuits and life jackets [...]

Stenden South Africa announces new Student Representative Council

May 30th, 2019|0 Comments

On the 23rd May 2019, Dr Wouter Hensens, Executive Dean of Stenden South Africa, announced the new Student Representative Council. Earlier that week, all candidates made use of a Speech Night held on Monday the 20thMay [...]

Young Hoteliers Summit 10th Edition 2019

April 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Stenden South Africa attended the 10thEdition of the Young Hoteliers Summit (YHS) in Lausanne Switzerland, which took place from the 25th– 27thMarch 2019. Hospitality Management Lecturer, Karen Hecht as well as two of Stenden South [...]




COMING UP – Mantis Community Upliftment Programme

April 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Fish River Resort Upliftment Project The Mantis Community Upliftment Programme and Stenden South Africa have joined forces to provide a week-long hospitality training workshop for 80 people from disadvantaged communities. The workshop will be based [...]

RSVP – Hotel Opening Management Workshop JHB

July 6th, 2018|0 Comments


RSVP – Hotel Opening Management Workshop PE

July 6th, 2018|0 Comments