Jan Marais Square
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Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, 7600
Kitchen | Cocktail foyer | Air Conditioning | Wifi | Parking | Lift
(Colloquially known as the Rooiplein)
An iconic space at Stellenbosch University that is central to Student life, either for basking in the sun or gathering to support a student event. This iconic red brick paved area is the beating heart of campus life. Students and staff are watched over by its namesake Jan Marais. It has seen fairs, advertisements and film shoots, protests and many more eclectic activities. This paved area forms the roof of the subterranean SU Library that houses more than a million books and can seat 1400 studying students.
The Rooiplein is a true landmark of Stellenbosch University.