Mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Stellenbosch University’s Campus Health Service and Student Counselling and Development are functioning virtually during the lockdown period to ensure that a range of support services are provided to staff and students during this period.

Staff Support

Campus Health Service is providing various support services to staff during the lockdown period. Please contact the following numbers for assistance:

Campus Health Service

Anneke van Heerden
021 808 3496
After hours emergency number: 076 431 0305

Human Resources: Wellness

Shibu Mamabolo
079 011 836

External Counsellor:

Dr David Fourie 
082 852 1305

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Student Support

The Centre for Student Counselling and Development (CSCD) is functioning virtually from 17 March – 16 April 2020, meaning that no staff are present on the CSCD premises on Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses. From Friday, 17 April 2020, CSCD will be back in the office (Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses). All sessions, however, will continue to be offered mainly virtually or telephonically.

The important contact details are: