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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
UKZN SARChI Chair Awarded WHO Grant worth R980 000
The project is titled: The Triangulation of Antibiotic Resistance (ABR) from Humans, the Food Chain and Associated Environments – A One Health Project.
His Irish Eyes are Smiling
Maguire - originally from Northern Ireland - is a Principal Investigator in the Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit and his work has appeared in a number of journals specialising in organic, catalysis, analytical, medicinal, computational and structural chemistry as well as in publications dealing with microbiology and biochemistry.
UKZN Nursing Discipline hosts World Health Organization Delegation
Said Professor Ntombi Mtshali: ‘The Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centres (WHOCC) are recognised by WHO as Centres of Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery.’


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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