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Welcome to the College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences is a multi-professional institution spread across four of the five campuses of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Its excellent scholars function holistically, ethically and in a socially responsive manner within the African health care environment while actively engaging international collaboration and partnerships for education, research and service.

Recognised as a Centre of Excellence in health professional education, research and community programmes, the College provides a unified and holistic approach to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels across three campuses.

Located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, the College's four schools; namely Clinical Medicine, Health Sciences, Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences as well as Nursing and Public Health, serve 25 percent of South Africa's population resident in KwaZulu-Natal.

The College boasts among its staff some of the most eminent and respected names in medical and health sciences and academia. Publications in peer reviewed journals are impressive and continue to grow, so too is the authorship of scientific and health sciences books.

Support the Tumelo Seliane Education Fund as initiated by the MBChB Class of 2015. 





B Sport Science open to elite athletes competing nationally
Drill Mentorship Supervision Guide
The HIV and AIDS Community Grants Programme
Korean Government Scholarship

CHS Research Development Grant for the Credentialing Staff and Developmental Lecturers

CHS’ Young Researchers Competitive Grants
Postgraduate Scholarships for Indigenous Health Care Systems (Traditional Medicine) Research

UKZN Notice for all Current and Prospective First Year Students

Funding Opportunity - National Institute of Health (NIH)

Research: Africa fights for inequality

2017 Registration Booklet

UKZN Unrest Procedures 

RDE guideline document

RDE Application form


CHS Guidelines For Presentation Of Thesis

College of Health Sciences Handbook

Student Bursaries

MBChB Sessional Dates-2017

Latest News
Debate on Decolonising Research and Teaching and Learning
UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) recently hosted a conference under the topic: Decolonisation, Dignity, and Humanisation, with the aim of encouraging a discussion on the question of decolonising African Research and Teaching and Learning in the sphere of Health Sciences.
UKZN Academics Speak at Genetics Congress in Durban
Several UKZN academics delivered presentations at the 17th biennial Congress of the Southern African Society of Human Genetics held in Durban in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health.
School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences Presents Resear...
UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS) in the College of Health Sciences recently hosted a Research Day on the Westville campus.


Ms Vanessa Chetty
Health Sciences

Tel: +27 31 260 7950


Ms Sabathile Khumalo

Tel: +27 31 260 43 77 


Mr Mlungisi Chili

Tel: +27 31 260 2203 

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