Health and Wellness

Wellness is not the mere absence of disease. It is a proactive, preventive approach designed to achieve optimum levels of health, social and emotional functioning.

Sections and areas of responsibility

  • Health Care centre
  • Counselling Centre
  • Career Centre
  • Harassment
  • Campus Protection Unit
  • Sports

Free Services for all students and staff members post level 1-5

  • Treatment of minor ailments such as flu, tonsillitis, etc.
  • Long-term treatment of chronic illnesses, such as hypertension and diabetes
  • In-patient care for acute illnesses, infectious diseases eg. measles, mumps
  • Management and care of patients with infectious diseases
  • Post-operative care
  • Emergency assessment and crisis management (e.g rape; PEP)
  • Voluntary HIV testing, including pre- and post- test counselling FOR ALL STAFF;  Pre-ART and ART including opportunistic infections eg. TB
  • Screening tests e.g blood pressure, cholestrol
  • Family planning advise / pregnancy tests
  • TB, STI management

Information services

  • Health education: individually or in groups
  • Awareness campaigns e.g breast cancer, drug abuse, etc.
  • Free literature on health issue


  • Sessional Dr availalbe every week day morning.  Please phone or e-mail to make an appointment
  • Flu vaccines at cost price
  • Cervical cancer screening at Lab price
  • Breast examinations
  • Vitamin injections at cost price
  • Tetanus vaccines at cost price
  • Drug screening at cost price
  • BMI assessment
  • Crutches availalbe on request
  • Counseling services
  • Career counselling
  • CPU 24-hour Help Desk: 046-603.8146 / 7
  • Health Suite services



Our vision is to create a living and learning student support system and environment that is inclusive and conducive to academic success, through promoting a healthy lifestyle and personal growth

Nomangwane Mrwetyana Director: Student Affairs