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SMU to commence with the Orientation of new students

Media Statement
Date: 01 February 2022
For Immediate Release

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hereby announces that Orientation for first time entering students will take place from 02 – 04 February 2022. About 1000 students are expected to virtually join the orientation proceedings over a period of three days.

SMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mbati wishes to thank the students for choosing to study at SMU. “I want to assure our new students that they are joining a University with a
rich history and legacy. Starting from its predecessor universities, SMU is known to have produced men and women who are now playing a significant and prominent role in the
health and other sectors both locally and internationally,” said Prof Mbati.

The Vice-Chancellor further emphasises that the University is right in the middle of a deliberate process to take it to greater heights. “Guided by the University’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan which serves as our roadmap towards the attainment of our objectives, we are poised to make SMU a leading Regional University as measured by teaching and learning excellence, vibrant impactful research and innovation, post graduate training and excellence in core support activities including ICT, infrastructure and maintenance,” said Prof Mbati.

The University has five (5) Schools which offer a variety of qualifications and boast top academics and National Research Foundation (NRF) rated Researchers.

Issued by Communication and Marketing
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Media Statement Orientation Days 2022  

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