Counselling Services

Student Counselling Services 



The Student Counselling and Careers centres cater for the educational and personal needs of students and prospective students. The main objective of the Centre Is to further the overall academic, vocational and psycho-social development of students within the environment of the University.  The Student Counselling Centres cater for the needs of students on the Edgewood, Howard College, Medical School, Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses.  Qualified staff offer  the  following professional services: 
• Career counselling and careers library
• Curriculum and course counselling
• Personal counselling and therapy
• Crises and trauma counselling
• Study skills, life skills and diversity awareness
•  HIV/AIDS education and prevention programmes
•  HIV/AIDS voluntary counseling and testing (VCT)
•  counseling for residence students
•  advocacy and mediation work
•  internships in Counseling, Educational and Industrial Psychology.
All counseling services are strictly confidential.

Contact us at

Edgewood         Tel:   +27 (0) 31 260 3653/3532
Howard College Tel:   +27 (0) 31 260 2668
Medical School        Tel:   +27 (0) 31 260 4595
Pietermaritzburg  Tel:   +27 (0) 33 260 5233
Westville         Tel:   +27 (0) 31 260 7087


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