SMU Newsletter: 4th Edition 2019

The vacancy that was in the office of the Chancellor of SMU is now filled by Dr Zwelini (Zweli) Mkhize after he was recently elected to the portfolio by the Council of the University. Dr Mkhize is the second Chancellor for SMU after the first Chancellor, Dr B EE Molewa, passed on, in 2018. Dr […]

SMU Newsletter: 3rd Edition 2019

Recently the Nursing Department bid farewell to four exchange students namely Ms Jasmin Naqvi, Ms Rannveig Nitter, Mr Robin Westberg and Ms Asne Rosseland from Lovisenberg Diaconal University College, Norway, who were part of the SMU-Lovisenberg exchange programme. This programme was initiated in 2006 with the goal of giving students and staff an international experience […]

SMU Newsletter: 2nd Edition 2019

The first Bariatric Surgery (or weight loss surgery) Unit of Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) has been recently established at Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital (DGMAH). This collaboration between the Gauteng Department of Health and SMU Department of Surgery represents an important advance in bringing this type of surgery within reach of the poor. […]

SMU Newsletter: 1st Edition 2019

Sefako Makgatho Health Science University recently introduced the office of Institutional Advancement and Internationalisation to its institution. At the helm of developing this directorate is Mr David Sedumedi who holds MEd in Higher Education (Course work specialising in Student Development) and currently busy with his PhD in Leadership and Complexity, methodology: Systems thinking. He has […]

SMU Newsletter: 9th Edition 2018

The SMU-MEDUNSA Alumni Association (SMUAA) executive pulled off another successful annual general meeting and a 1988 class reunion. The alumni assembled at the Protea Hotel, Fire and Ice, in Menlyn, recently, honouring the call to embark on their home coming to their alma mater. The prestigious event had a two part programme which comprised of […]

SMU Newsletter: 8th Edition 2018

The SMU Library is a preservation space for 840 pieces of cloned bones from 21 male disarticulated skeletons. The library bone clone project was initiated by Prof Anna Oettle, Associate Professor of Anatomy Department. With this project, she was trying to ensure that Anatomy students have access to bones beyond the limited hours in in […]

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