Occupational Therapy
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​Division of Occupational Therapy 


​Prof Lizahn Gracia​ Cloete
Head of Division
Tel: 021 938 9308

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Prof Lana van Niekerk
Masters programme coordinator
B OccTher (UFS), M OccTher (UFS), PhD OT (UCT)
Tel: 021 938 9292

Prof Nicola Ann Plastow
Undergraduate programme coordinator
​BSc OT (UCT), PGCert (Teaching and Learning in Higher Education), 
MSc, PhD (Clinical ​Sciences)
Tel: 021 938 9038​​​​

Email: nap@sun.ac.za 
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​Dr Lee-Ann Jacobs-Nzuzi Khuabi 
Doctoral programme coordinator
BSc OT (UCT), MPH Health Economics (UCT), 
Tel: 021 938 9291

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Dr Fasloen Adams
OT 3 class coordinator
OT 3 clinical work coordinator
B OT (SU), M OT (UCT), PhD OT (Wits)
Tel: 021 938 9308

Dr Sylnita Swartz-Filies
OT 1 class coordinator
BSc OT (UWC), MA (Child and Family Studies), 
PhD (Educational Psychology)
Tel: 021 938 9167

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Dr Susan de Klerk
OT 4 class coordinator
B OT (SU), DHT (UP), M OT ​(SU), 
Tel: 021 938 9291
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Jerome Peter Fredericks
OT 2 class coordinator
BSc OT (UWC), MSc MedSc (SU), 
PhD OT candidate (SU)
Tel: 021 938 9294

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​Arifa Sheik Ismail
OT 4 clinical work coordinator
Tel:  021 938 9192


Juanita Bester
Clinical work coordinator
B OT, BSc Health Sciences (Hons), 
M Phil (Higher Education), 
PG Dip (Program Monitoring and Evaluation)
Tel: 021 938 9306

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Maatje Kloppers
Bishop Lavis Rehabilitation Centre Manager 
B OT (SU), M OT (SU)
Tel: 021 934 6315 

Munira Hoosain
Usebenza Manager
Tel: 021 938 9308

​​​​​Administrative Sta​​ff

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Karen Ferreira
Head of Administration

Tel: 021 938 9038
Email: ks@sun.ac.za

I am responsible for a wide range of academic/student support-related tasks.
It is also my responsibility to organise all the administrative activities and ensuring that the OT office runs efficiently.

Tamlyn Burger
Clinical work administrator / Usebenza
Tel: 021 927 7048

Email: tmb@sun.ac.za

I am responsible for all clinical work administration which includes liaison with clinical areas and clinical supervisors; as well as administration regarding accommodation, transport and clinical work forms of students.

Elri Uys
Postgraduate administrator

Tel:  021 927 7048
Email:  elriuys@sun.ac.za

I am the Postgraduate Administrative Co-ordinator and manage the head of the division's diary.

Nicole Sass
Reception / Usebenza

Tel: 021 938 9305 / 9191
Email: nicolesass@sun.ac.za

​I am responsible for handling front office reception and the day to day operations of our division. I am also responsible for reception and financial administration at Usebenza, and assist the occupational therapists at Usebenza with their daily requirements.