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​​​​​CENTRE FOR STUDENT COUNSELLING AND DEVELOPMENT​

CSCD​ ​

The Centre for Student Counselling and Development (CSCD) forms part of the Division of Student Affairs. In the CSCD there are five Units – the Unit for Psychotherapeutic and Support Services, the Unit for Academic Counselling and Development, the Unit for Graduand Career Services, the Disability Unit and the Equality Unit. Each unit provides students with specialised support and services. The Equality Unit provides additional support to staff.

Disability Unit

The Disability Unit assists prospective and current students with disabilities. Support includes innovative academic solutions, advice on assistive technology and prioritised accommodation for specific disabilities.

Equality Unit​

The Equality Unit provides services including training, counselling, and facilitating the reporting of incidents of unfair discrimination and harassment related to the LGBTQIA+ community, HIV, sexualities, gender-based and gender non-violence.

Unit for Academic Counselling and Development

The Unit for Academic Counselling and Development equips students with the necessary skills to reach their potential, offering various services including counselling and work sessions focused on academic success.

Unit for Graduand Career Services

The services of the Unit for Graduand Career Services are geared towards supporting registered SU students to make the transition from education to employment. 

Unit for Psychotherapeutic and Support Services​

The Unit provides students who have psychological, emotional, personal and social needs with individual and group counselling interventions and social work services.​


VISION, MISSION AND VALUES

The Centre for Student Counselling and Development is guided by our vision, mission and values as stated below.​

Vision

We strive for our centre to be approachable, inclusive and client centred, with our values based on shared humanity; we aim to promote citizenship by facilitating wellness, person agency and sustainable equity.

Mission

To provide the University community with psychological, developmental and support services, with the focus on critical engagement, advocacy, personal growth and graduateness.

Values

Empathy, shared accountability, innovation, excellence and leadership in the service of others.


 

 

Director: Centre for Student Counselling and DevelopmentMunitaDunn-Coetzeemdunn@sun.ac.zaHestia Kotze021 808 4707
Centre for Student Counselling and Development Deputy DirectorCharlDavidssupportus@sun.ac.za021 808 4994
Secretary: Director: CSCD Hestia Kotzé hzkotze@sun.ac.za 021 808 4707
Financial Officer Sanetvan Zyl sanetvz@sun.ac.za0218084707
Senior Secretary AmandaWelgemoed aw1@sun.ac.za 021 808 4707
SecretaryMarleneDenyssenmdenyssen@sun.ac.za021 808 4707
AssistantMaria Vlokvlokm@sun.ac.za021 808 4707

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