Student Support Services

Our purpose:

  • SSS plays a critical role in enhancing the wellness, holistic growth and development of students.
  • We provide students with constructive help to support them as they navigate their way through their journey from 1st year through to graduation.
  • Our Services are designed to impact on the student in both the “Teaching and Learning’ and the ‘Living and Learning’ contexts.

 Services offered:

We offer a free, professional and confidential counselling, career and academic support service to all registered and prospective students of CHS. Some specific services offered are:

  • Personal/Career Assessment and Counselling
  • Career Development Services
  • Academic Skills Programmes
  • Structured Student Retention and Throughput Programme
  • Crises/Trauma Management
  • Lifeskills Development Programmes
  • Peer Wellness Mentoring
  • Academic Orientation
  • Living and Learning Communities

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 Contact us on:

  • Westville Campus: Block E3, Wellness Centre, Room 300K, 031-2607087
  • Howard College Campus: Level 1, Desmond Clarence Building, Room 27, 031-2603952/7087/4994
  • Medical School Campus: 2nd Floor, Main Building, Room 238, 031-2604595/ 7087
  • Pietermaritzburg Campus: Resource Centre, Denison Building, Ground Floor, Tel: 033-2606390 [Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5-8 p.m. only]

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