Paediatric Nursing Development graduate becomes a beacon of change
When Lydia Ssenyoga set out to study her Post Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing in 2010, she had no idea it would lead to playing a role in cultivating the future of paediatric nursing in Uganda.
The Race is on! Do you have what it takes?
The FHS Amazing Race ENTRIES have been EXTENDED to 16:00 Wednesday 25 May. Gather your TEAM of 4 (Any 4 members - all criteria have been dropped). Email your team name and the names of your team members to
#FHSLanguageFest Language Seminar
'Medical students learning & speaking the language of their patients' a Language Seminar presented by Thabisa Xhalisa from UCT School of Languages and Literature. Wednesday 1 June 2016 in Frances Ames room. RSVP to
Clinical Coding Short Courses
The University of Cape Town in collaboration with WITS University are hosting short courses in Health Classification as part of the WITS Clinical Governance Initiative. Check our training schedule for Clinical Coding short courses offered in your...
100-Up, up and away: Tefelo Mathibane’s trajectory of success
100-Up scholar Tefelo Mathibane reflects on how the programme has supported him throughout his studies and looks forward to a future of helping the community.


Tuesday, 31 May 2016

The launch of the Faculty of Health Sciences’ Writing Lab on Thursday 19 May was used to highlight the challenges facing many of our health sciences students, especially those learning in a second language.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 09:30

“All in our Faculty community should feel welcome and ‘at home’,” said Interim Dean Gregory Hussey in his introduction to Health Sciences’ staff and students at the launch of its first Language Festival on 13 May. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 15:00

Tolu Oni speaks about stereotypes around African science and how science can be used as a tool to advance African societies.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 14:15

Emeritus professor in human genetics Peter Beighton is the subject of a Festschrift to be published as a supplement to the SA Medical Journal on 1 June 2016. (In academia, a Festschrift is a collection of writings in book form that honours a respected person and is presented during his or her lifetime.)

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:30