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Student volunteerism

How students can get involved:


  1. Residence structures

  2. Societies structures

  3. Faculty committees

  4. Sport societies

  5. Walk – ins at MGD ( individual students who would like to get involved)


Student volunteers are offered an accredited programme in order to capacitate students and prepare the students for volunteerism. The course is NQF 6 accredited and have the following objectives:

  1. Introduction to community development

  2. Project management and innovation

  3. Engaged citizenship within the International and national development frameworks.


Some of the projects students are involved in falls within these categories:

  1. Education ( mentoring)

  2. Leadership and Lifeskills

  3. Health promotion and awareness

  4. Arts ( crafts and drama)

  5. Sports

  6. Environmental awareness


 The accredited course and community work of students has been officially recognized by SU and is added to their co- curricular transcript. 


For more information please contact Michelle Pietersen: SU campus or Avril Whate: Tygerberg campus​

To apply for Volunteerism, please complete this form​ and email to the respective Programme Manager above.