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About Student Wellness

The Student Wellness Service provides a professional health and counselling service to students at a primary health care level. The service is dedicated to assisting students in making healthy lifestyle choices in relation to nutrition, alcohol, safer sex, relationships and stress management amongst others, in support of academic success.

The Student Wellness Service is involved with the prevention, early detection & treatment of all health & psychological conditions as well as the promotion of a balanced & healthy lifestyle. It provides psychosocial support & interventions to students presenting with personal, social, family and relationship challenges.

The cluster seeks to play a significant role in developing and empowering the whole student – promoting their ability to take control of their own living & learning through wellness, self-confidence, self-awareness, personal meaning and responsible citizenship.

Below are the service sites that can be accessed when making deferred exam applications. These sites are also available throughout the year.

SWS Service Sites

Bookings for clinicians in these service sites can be made via the DSA SWS Booking system

Book medical appointments.

Book psychological appointments.


SWS Wellness Week & Fun Run/ Walk

As part of the bi-annual SWS Wellness Week programme, SWS will be hosting a Fun run/ walk in support of Mental Health. This is taking place on Saturday the 24th of August, 2019 from 08h00 at the UCT Rugby Fields. Please join in to support our fun run/walk.

SWS Wellness Drive Poster

SWS Fun Run/ Walk Poster