SMU Statements

Memorial Service of SMU Chancellor Dr Edna Molewa

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) is saddened by the news of the passing away of the Honourable Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, during the morning of 22 September 2018. We concur with the President of South Africa that her passing...

SMU Research Days – 21 to 23 August 2018

Media Alert 21 August 2018 For Immediate Release The members of the media are hereby informed about the SMU’s Research days programme which commences on Tuesday 21 to 23 August 2018, at 8h15, in Clin Path Building (CP) Lecture Hall 3L001. The research event is a...

SMU becoming the Nelson Mandela Legacy

Media Alert 17 July 2018 For Immediate Release SMU becoming the Nelson Mandela Legacy Nelson Mandela, the founding father of the democratic South Africa, would have turned 100 years old, on Wednesday 2018, had he been alive, today. To celebrate his centenary, the...

Physiotherapy Students Healed the Ultramarathon Runners

Media Release For Immediate Release 25 June 2018 Physiotherapy Students Healed the Ultramarathon Runners Running the Comrades Marathon is laden with health risks and all runners have reconciled themselves to that fact. No wonder, medical teams are a permanent feature...

2018 Graduation Media Invite

Media Invite 3 May 2018 Re: SMU unleashes 1049 health and natural science professionals to the economy of South Africa Years of burning the midnight oil will be rewarded for the students of the SMU as they will be taking to the stage to be awarded their degrees at the...

Influenza season approaching

Statement as Issued by National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), The influenza season in South Africa occurs in the winter months and is expected to start in the coming weeks. On average the season begins in the first week of June. However, in past years;...

VC Human Rights Day Message: 2018

Let me start by thanking you all for your contribution towards the successful start of the 2018 academic year. Your contribution allowed the University community to remain focused on the core functions of the University during the first quarter. A full speech can be...