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SMU Newsletter: 1st Edition 2021

SMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Peter Mbati calls on all stakeholders to work collaboratively to put the University to the heights of excellence. SMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Mbati has called on all staff, management, students, Labor and the SRC to work together to...

SMU Newsletter: 11th Edition 2020

How SMU coped through the national lockdown SMU DVC for Teaching, Learning and Community Engagement Prof Eunice Seekoe recently shared details of how SMU coped during the national lockdown with Daily Higher Education News. Below are some of the points she highlighted....

SMU Newsletter: 10th Edition 2020

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hosted a successful 50th International Association of Dental Research Conference The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University hosted the 50th International Association of Dental Research Conference (IADR) from 12 -13...

SMU Newsletter: 9th Edition 2020

The Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Department of General Surgery first in the country to use a HAST Technique on a patient The SMU department of general surgery is proud to be the first in South Africa to make use of the Hot Axios Stent Technique (HAST) to...

SMU Newsletter: 8th Edition 2020

SMU Launches its own hand sanitizer The Hand Sanitizer Rub is developed and manufactured by the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences (DPS), Mr Madan Poka, Head of the Department, Prof Patrick Demana, the Dean of School of Pharmacy (SOP), in collaboration with the...

SMU Newsletter: 7th Edition 2020

The Stance of Psychosocial Team on COVID‑19 As a Psychosocial team, we are aware that a student tested positive for COVID-19 and that contact tracing was done immediately. It therefore means that even though one student is infected, others are affected, evoking fear...

SMU Newsletter: 6th Edition 2020

Biology student obtains cum laude in her post‑graduate studies SMU alumna, Cheryl Motshudi, obtained a Master's of Science (MSc) degree, in Biology, which was conferred with cum laude. A feat that made Cheryl to be ardent in taking her academic journey to lofty...

SMU Newsletter: 5th Edition 2020

Congratulations Prof Peter A. Mbati New SMU Vice-Chancellor Prof Peter Mbati assumed his responsibilities as the new Vice Chancellor of the university on 01 June 2020. He has made clear his intentions to make a significant contribution towards making SMU even more...

SMU Newsletter: 4th Edition 2020

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University awarded qualifications virtually over a period of three days In an unparalleled manner, the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University successfully held virtual graduations ceremonies over a period of three days to award...

SMU Newsletter: 3rd Edition 2020

A message from Professor Eunice Seekoe, DVC: Teaching, Learning and Community Engagement on preparations regarding continuity of the academic enterprise through online learning during the Covid-19 Lockdown period. As the lockdown period has been extended I would once...