SMU Statements

A little giant surely reaching its milestones

Media Alert 13 March 2019 For Immediate Release As the only comprehensive and stand-alone health sciences university in the country, SMU has been mandated to admit 7 000 students by 2020, and to raise the numbers to 10 000, by 2025. Whilst the student enrolment...

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...