Student Life


Student Counselling Unit

The Student Counselling Unit aims to be a valued Unit of excellency that provides counselling services and programmes that focus on optimising human potential and contributing to Higher Education Transformation by enhancing access, retention and throughput rates.

The Student Counselling Unit serves students by:

  • Supporting and enhancing the wellness and the healthy holistic growth and development through co-involvement of Health Services and Social Work services (Developmental focus).
  • Assisting students in identifying and enhancing learning skills, managing their lifestyle, to efficiently meet their educational and life goals (Preventative focus).
  • Providing guidance, counselling/therapy to students experiencing adjustment, career, developmental, social and psychological challenges that require professional attention (Remedial/treatment focus).

 Contact Details

Buffalo City      Mrs P Mahali       043 702 9268/9216 

Mthatha            Mrs K Ntakana     047 502 2572/047 501 1556

Butterworth      Mr N Sidinile       047 401 6008

Komani             Ms N Daweti        072 283 7818