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IT Support in Health Sciences

Information Technology (HSF IT)

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HSF IT is the information technology support department for the Health Sciences Faculty of the University of Cape Town.

Tasked with both staff & student computing support, HSF IT ensures the smooth operation & integration of information technology in the Health Sciences Faculty.

Our Mission

To enable and assist the Health Sciences Faculty to adopt and take advantage of information technology to enhance their work and achieve their objectives using appropriate technologies deployed by suitably skilled people who have a synergistic relationship with the Faculty.


The following services are offered by the HSF IT Section for Health Sciences staff and students.

  1. IT Support on the use of ICTS in the Faculty to enable the widespread use technology in order for Faculty to perform its functions of Teaching and Research.

  2. IT Support and Networking services to all off site hospitals and clinics.

  3. Define and enforce IT Policy specifically pertaining to the Faculty.

  4. Management of the SLA with ICTS in order to provide improved service delivery of ICT services offered.

  5. Management of all Faculty Computer Labs (Undergrad and Postgrad) in conjunction with EDU IT.

  6. IT advice and recommendations.

  7. Facilitate acquisitions services of any IT related hardware or software.

  8. Video Recording editing and DVD creation for Faculty events such as Faculty Inaugurals.

  9. Video Conferencing and VC support and advise.

Meet the Team

Paul Rossouw (Faculty IT Support Manager)

Marlon Phillips (IT Consultant)

Lee Deane (IT Consultant)

Bazise Baba (IT Administrator)